Is TfL free for under 16?

Is TfL free for under 16?

Children aged 13 and under will be able to board any London bus or tram and travel for free. They do not need any sort of pass or ticket (apart from tram journeys to or from Wimbledon station).

Is free travel for kids ending?

Free travel on London’s transport for under-18s will be suspended after the October half-term, according to government plans seen by the BBC. About 30% of children who currently travel by bus to school would still be eligible for free travel, TfL said. …

How much is a child rate travel card?

The child-rate single fare with an 11-15 Zip Oyster is 85p (peak) or 75p (off-peak) for zones 1-6. Like the ordinary adult Oyster card, there’s a daily cap – the maximum amount deducted from the card in one day. It’s £3.70 peak and £1.55 off-peak for zones 1-2. This is the cheapest deal for 11-15 year olds.

Is TfL free for under 18s?

Children aged 16-17 can get free and discounted travel on all our transport services with a Zip Oyster photocard.

Are buses still free in London today?

All buses in London are cash-free. This means you will need to have an Oyster card, contactless payment,or a valid ticket to travel on a London Bus.

Is Zip Card Still Free?

Free bus travel for London children will not be cut until next spring, the head of Transport for London (TfL) has revealed. The zip card scheme was due to be suspended after the October half term, but network boss Andy Byford said it will be pushed back to 2021.

Do Zip cards still work?

Expiry. 11-15 Zip Oyster photocards expire on 30 September in the year after your child’s 16th birthday. A parent or guardian can then apply for a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard.

Do Under 18s get free travel?

Children in London have been able to travel around the capital for free, or at a discounted rate, since 2005. But as part of its bailout of Transport for London following the COVID-19 crisis, the government is insisting on suspending free travel for under 18s, to protect public health and avoid overcrowding on buses.

Is public transport free in London on New Year’s Eve?

Londoners will not be able to enjoy free transport on New Year’s Eve for the second year running, Transport for London has said. Normally Tube rides, bus trips and other public transport is free between 11.45pm on December 31 and 4.30am on January 1.