For questions about the Oyster card system used to pay fares on London's public transport services.

The Oyster card is a payment card system used for public transport in London, UK.

From the Transport for London page "What is Oyster?":

Oyster is a plastic smartcard which can hold pay as you go credit, Travelcards and Bus & Tram Passes. You can use an Oyster card to travel on bus, Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground, TfL Rail, Emirates Air Line, River Bus services and most National Rail services in London.

Use this tag for questions about all aspects of the Oyster card system, such as:

  • How and where to obtain a card

  • How fares are charged when using an Oyster card

  • What transport services accept the Oyster card

  • Details of how to use the card

This tag is not for questions about the sea creature called the oyster. For such questions, consider tags such as , , .