Can my child travel alone on public transport?
Tube, London Overground, DLR trains and TfL Rail Services trains
From 5 to 10 years old, children can travel alone if they have the card 5-10 Zip Oyster photocard. Otherwise, he must be accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket.
An adult with a valid ticket can accompany a maximum of 4 children without a ticket.
Buses and trams
From 5 to 10 years old, the child can travel alone, without a ticket - at any time of the day and night.
If your child looks older than a 10 year old, it is advisable to get them a 5-10 ZIP Oyster photocard.