London bus map
London bus price list
London bus Timetables
How do I pay for a ride and where do I buy a ticket/card?
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Additional information / notes
This post describes London bus map for 2012 and 2013.
Other transport in London: London underground map
London is famous for many things. One of the most iconic “things” on the planet is also a famous red double decker London bus.
If you will be travelling to London than you will surely see this buses. If you decide to ride one than here are some brief information on London bus network. This article covers information on London centre. It is operated by 2000 vehicles, many of them are low floor buses. The buses run frequently, so you will don’t have to wait long before boarding one of them.
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Traveling to London? Below you can download one of the bus maps available. Here are the available resolutions:
Download London bus map: Available sizes:
Please see the below link for updated Timetables for London bus – arrivals / departures of buses. Just enter the name of the line and you will be provided with the updated timetable.
Ticket prices for single/daily/monthly/yearly rides.
|Ticket type||Cost (GBP)||Validity||Note|
|Cash||2,3||One ride||One ride|
|Oyster – pay as you go||1,35||90 min||if more than 90 minutes additional charges apply|
|Weekly||18,8||day to day|
Children under age of 16 travel free on buses.
For more information visit: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tickets/14415.aspx
You can pay for your rides with an Oyster contact card (monthly rides, season tickets, for residents and for tourists too). You pay the ride by contacting the Oyster card to chip reader on the bus.
You can also buy a Travelcards. A travelcard is a paper tickets available for 1 or 7 days of travel in London, and in various combinations of travel zones.
For additional information and details and comparison between Oyster card and Travel card please see this site:
Children under age of 5 travel for free, but they must be accompanied by and adult that is using Oyster card.
Places where you can buy Oyster card:
- Oyster online (if you are a resident of UK. The card will be mailed to your home address)
- London Travel Information Centres
- Oyster Ticket Stops
For additional information visit London bus website:
-London double-decker buses with an open roof provide an excellent view of the city
-buses are not the most efficient transport type in London (metro is the best)
-old buses still run in the network (besides new buses).
Example of new and old bus:
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