Updating oyster card
A one-way single ticket on the Underground in Central London is double that of an Oyster fare and not far off the maximum you can pay in a day of unlimited rides using Oyster.
On the buses buying a one-way ticket is just not an option offered.
The daily price cap operates between 0430 in the morning and 0430 the following morning.
Obviously Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays are off-peak all the time.
However for short term visitors the adoption rate is far less and for good reason, especially if you are from overseas and do not have a British Pounds currency credit/debit card.Once the web account has been created, you'll be able to apply online for an Oyster photocard.Get child rate Travelcards and discounted rate Bus & Tram Passes Get half the adult pay as you go rate on bus, Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and some National Rail services If eligible, you could also get free bus and tram travel in London Find out more If you're a Londoner aged 18 or 19 and you're applying for a 16 Zip Oyster photocard with free bus and tram travel, you will have to print off a verification letter that will need to be a stamped by your school or college.Many will have a long term travel pass attached to the Oyster, and these can be valid for as short as a week or as long as a year.Buying a single ticket for one journey is very rare, you are penalised financially very heavily.