Travelling in London

Check here for some of our frequently asked questions about travelling in London

How do I book tickets to London Thameslink stations?

If you are travelling from the North or South to one of the London Thameslink stations (St Pancras International, Farringdon, City Thameslink, London Blackfriars, London Bridge and Elephant & Castle) served by First Capital Connect and wish to book a ticket, you need to select "London Thameslink" as your destination. This will ensure that the full range of fares for your journey is offered.


What is an Oyster Card?

An Oyster card is a plastic Smartcard, the size of a credit card, which has the ability to hold a ticket or stored value within a chip in the card. Using an Oyster card offers substantial savings when travelling by Tube, Bus, Docklands Light Railway and trams within the London area.To find out more information please go to


What are the opening times for local public transport providers?

To confirm opening times of local public transport providers, please check the following sites:


What is the best way to travel between stations in London?

To find out the best way to travel between stations in London visit where you can plan your route across London by Tube, bus, taxi or on foot.