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Top up or buy season tickets

Contactless payment card

  • Do you have a contactless payment card?
    If you plan to use pay as you go, travelling with a contactless payment card is a good alternative. You don't need to top up your card before you travel or worry about running out of credit. Pay as you go fares and daily caps are the same as Oyster.
    If you travel enough you will also benefit from Monday to Sunday capping, which means that purchasing a weekly ticket is not required.

1. Make your purchase online

2. Collect when you start your journey at a station (Tube, DLR, London Overground, TfL Rail or most National Rail stations within the London area), tram stop, Emirates Air Line terminal, or River Bus pier.

I don't have an online account

Find your Oyster card number

Your Oyster number in on the back of your Oyster card on the top right

Confirming that you are the card holder

  • We will ask you to confirm a security question and answer, or to give us details of the last journey you made with the Oyster card. The journey must have been made within the last 8 weeks (but not today).
  • If you have not yet provided us with a security question and answer, and you have not used the Oyster card to travel in the last 8 weeks you will be unable to create an account. Please make a journey using the Oyster card and try again the next day.
  • For further assistance, please contact TfL Customer Services on 0343 222 1234 (8am - 8pm).