Transport for London (TFL) is responsible for London Transport System which is under the control of London Mayor.
London Transport System is said the world most advanced and organised system. All transports are synchronised and operated timely.
London City Mayor tells you what his department TFL does for Travellers. You can download it in PDF. London visitor guide and maps – Transport for London
All disabled and older people have the right to travel with freedom and independence, so here is a PDF Guide for them. For disabled and older people- Guide in PDF
Types of Travel Ticket
When travelling around London for a day, purchase 1 day Travel Card. Travel Card covers Tube, bus, Tram and train etc where as Bus Pass covers only Bus & Tram. Weekly or Monthly Travel Tickets are also available.
If you remain in the inner zones and use a travel card you will save loads of money of your fares. London Transport Zone are divided into 6 Zones. Please check where you are going and which zone.
Buy Travel Ticket
You can no longer pay for your London Travel Ticket with cash. You can use a Visitor Oyster Card, Oyster card, Travelcard or UK-issued contactless payment card like Debit or Credit Card. With all electronic cards, just look out for the contactless symbol and only touch one card on the card reader. You need to check credit always on Oyster Card and make top-up when needed.
Travel Cost in London is comparatively high. It is worth to visit the following website for the ways to get Best Fare. London Transport: Money Saving Tips- How To Get The Best Fare
Students, Nurses, Old Age Pensioner or Senior Citizen
If you are one of them, carry some ID to prove it. You can get discounts on travel, entertainment, museums, and other places of interest.