All you need to know about bus trips in London

London bus network covers all the streets of the city 24 hours a day. We will tell you what you need to know about traveling in the capital public transport.

How to pay the fare. You will not pay for cash. The trip costs £1.50. This amount can be paid using Visitor Oyster card, Oyster card, Travelcard or contactless card. If you paid via Oyster card or contactless card, then within an hour after the first trip you can make the second one by bus or tram for free. To realize this right, you need to use the same card. If you travel around the city only by buses and trams, you will spend a maximum of £4.50 per day, provided that you use one card. To pay the fare, go to the the bus cabin, touch the yellow reader card or show the driver a Travelcard ticket.

Discounts for travel. Children under 11 years of age use buses and trams for free. Free travel is also provided for the disabled and the elderly people.

How to ask the driver to stop the bus. Buses stop only at the arranged stops. The driver will not stop the bus at your request anywhere. To stop the vehicle at the next stop, press one of the red buttons on one of the vertical metal handrails. Then you will hear a ring and in the front part of the bus you will see the inscription ‘Bus stopping’.

Night buses of London. London buses operate at night, covering the period between the closure of the metro and the beginning of day bus trips. And on many routes the transport runs 24 hours a day.

Bus tours around London. London bus tours allow you to fully assess the architectural splendor of the famous streets and monuments. Tourist guides ​​introduce passengers to historical and simply interesting facts in several languages. Some regular bus routes are also suitable for sightseeing, for example, routes 9, 14, 15 and 22. In the movie Skyfall with James Bond, the New Routemaster bus was shown, which runs on routes 8, 9, 10, 11, 24, 38, 148 and 390.

Information about the availability. All buses (except Routemaster) are adapted for wheelchair users. Transport is also easy for people with disabilities of the motor system, passengers with baby carriages and guide dogs. Each bus is equipped with a retractable ramp, which is always functional.

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