London Travel Card Prices 2015

Got a flight from or to Heathrow airport hot on your heels?Take a look at some of our favourite options from getting to and from London and wherever else you need to be, to make your life a little easier!Don’t waste money on taxis getting everywhere. The London Underground is very easy to navigate once you come to terms with it. Here’s our handy guide on how to get out and about, and to save time and money on the London Underground and the public transport in London.

The Travel Card

The Londond travel card -  or Oyster card – is the best option for saving you cash on your London getaway. The cheapest way to use the London Transport system is to buy a one day Oyster card. You can buy an Oyster card for £10 and for each journey you travel the amount is deducted from your card.  The Oyste rcard is a weekly season ticket that allows you to travel across all the underground train lines and buses. It works across all of the Underground lines and all of the buses, such as the Bakerl oo Line runs from Harrow and Weald stone in the north-west of through to the south-west. The Central Line runs from Ealing Broadway to west London then to Epping. The Circle Line runs a clockwise and anti-clockwise through and has been extended to include tube stations from Edgware Road to Hammersmith. The District Line runs from Upminster to either Wimbledon or Richmond, or to Ealing. The Hammersmith and City Line runs from Hammersmith to Barking. The Jubilee Line runs from Stan more to Stratford. The Metropolitan Line runs from Aldgate to Amersham, Chesham, Watford or Uxbridge. The Northern Line which runs from Morden to either Edgware Mill Hill East or High Barnet. The Piccadilly Line runs from Cockfosters to Heathrow Airport or Uxbridge. The Victoria Line runs from Walthamstow Central to Brixton and the Waterloo and City Line runs from Waterloo to Bank .

Prices

While with an Oyster card you can travel through the various train lines, the price you pay for travel varies according to the zone you are travelling within or to. The fare you pay is set by which zones your departure and destination stations are in. The London public transport system is divided up into zones that move outwards from the centre.Your journey starts when you go through the ticket barrier of the station entrance you depart from and finishes when you pass through the ticket barrier at the exit of your destination.

Zone One and Two

You will most likely just be travelling through Zones 1 &2 which is where all of the tourist hot spots, hotels and sights can be found. A day travel card here costs £12.00 on and off peak, £32.10 for seven days and £123.30 for the month if you are staying longer.

Where to stay?

A great zone one hotel is the fabulous The Montcalm at The Brewery London. The Montcalm At The Brewery London City boasts a desirable situation at a heritage address in London, this is the perfect pick for both the discerning leisure and business guest. With a stunning design aesthetic featuring hand-woven carpets and a variety of other opulent touches and details.

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