Is there a "Student" offer for the Oyster card?

Yes, the 18+ Student Oyster photocard allows students to benefit from 30% discount on Travelcards subscriptions and the Bus & Tram pass.


To be eligible for the 18+ Student Oyster photocard you must:

  • be 18 years of age or over
  • be a London resident for the duration of your studies
  • be a student at an accredited London Transport Study Center * (TfL)

If you are 18 but were 17 on August 31 of the current year - are a London resident and full-time student - you are also eligible for the 16 + Zip Oyster photocard.

This card makes a different noise than the classic Oyster card (Oyster card) at the pointing terminals. By traveling with an 18+ Student Oyster photocard that is not yours you risk a fine of £80 + a cancellation of rights and a card withdrawal for the real subscriber.

* For more information, contact your study center.