The London transport system is one of the most efficient in the world. Here you will find the answers to the questions about the 12 metro lines and the dozens of mythical double-decker buses, also a guide to the Oyster Card, the indispensable rechargeable card and a series of other precious information that have to do with the schedules , the main stations and special buses, such as lso Buses Terravision and much more!
Timetable departures Terravision for London
Here you can download the table in PDF format with all the schedules of the Terravision Buses that connect the airports of Stansted and Luton with the main London stations. We remind you that Terravision Buses work 24 hours a day!
Oyster Card and Travel Card
The Oyster Card is a prepaid card that allows you to travel with London public transport in the most economical way. It can be with the formula pay as you go or with the subscription Travelcard for all the means of transport (bus, subway, trams, DLR, London Overground and some trains of the National Rail services) or only Bus and Train. The card can be charged up to a maximum of 90 pounds or with a formula 7 days, monthly and yearly.
WHERE IS IT PURCHASED?
On the Oyster Online site https://oyster.tfl.gov.uk or by calling 0845 330 9876
In the offices and from the automatic machines in the subway, the London Overground and in some ticket offices of the National Rail
In many businesses with the celestial symbol Oyster card in the showcase. In the London Travel Information Centers. It costs 3 pounds of caution with the formula pay as you go, while you get it for free with the Travelcard and Bus Tram formula.
OFFICIAL RATES YEAR 2010
Metropolitan And bus
|1 – 2||£5.60||£25.80||£99.10|
|1 – 3||£6.30||£30.20||£116.00|
|1 – 4||£6.30||£36.80||£141.40|
There are discounts for minors and for students. Remember to inform you at the time of purchase. Although if you stay in London for a few days the Oyster Card is essential. If you opt for the pay as you go, remember that you can make the 3 pound deposit by returning the Oyster Card. If you stay a week the possibility of subscription is convenient and will allow you to travel with peace of mind.Without subscription and if you want to save choose the buses, maybe a little slower but much cheaper than the metro. For those who stay for a long time it is important to register the Oyster Card itself on the site. In case of loss report will be restored the money you have on the card. Always pay the ticket! Especially in the subway where the controls are much more frequent and the fines are very high.
HOW TO APPLY FOR IT
Please, can I have an Oyster Card? One week, zones 1 and 2. Thank you.
Please, could there be an Oyster Card? One week, zone 1 and 2. Thanks
Hi can I recharge my Oyster card? One week / Ten pound please. Thank you
Hi, can I recharge my Oyster Card? One week / ten pounds please. Thank you
Overground in London
The London Overground is an urban surface railway service, entering into service on November 11, 2007 enhancing some existing urban rail connections and integrating them with the underground network (Underground). The Overground comprises today the North London lines (between Richmond and Stratford ), West London (between Willesden Junction and Clapham Junction), Watford DC (between London Euston and Watford Junction and Gospel Oak – Barking.)
This will be included in the 2010 East London line, which was part until December 22, 2007 of the Underground network, and since that date closed for transformation work. The tickets are the same as the Underground, just as it is possible to use the Oyster card itself, but as always you have to pay attention to the (numerical) zone in which it is located.
DLR in London
The DRL is a raised subway integrated with the citizen network that leaves Bank or Tower Gateway connects the center of the city with Docklands and East London, passing through Canary Wharf, Greenwich, London City Airport, Stratford to the periphery. From 10am, special trains leave every hour from Tower Gateway with a tourist guide on board.
Interesting to discover the changes that are in East London. The prices are the same as the metro, the tickets allow you to also take advantage of the areas along the Thames, for example to return to the center.
The metro in Londra
The London Underground is the oldest underground line in the world. It was inaugurated in 1863 and after almost 150 years it is the most efficient and fastest way to walk in London.
It is important to understand from the beginning how to use the subway in London and we advise you to always carry a map of the subway with you. The stations are more than 270 and it is easy to get lost among the 11 lines of the metro, our advice is to always have a map and especially to verify well where you want to get before venturing into the cunículos to get to the exits of the trains.
If you are wrong in fact, you risk walking more to get to the subway than going directly to your destination walking. In English: METRO is called UNDERGROUND or TUBE