Up to four children under 11 travel free with a fare-paying adult. Your child doesn't need a photocard to: Travel free on buses and trams (unless they look older than 10) Buy child-rate paper tickets (unless they look older than 10)
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Is TFL free for 11 year olds?

Children aged 11-15 can get free and discounted travel on all our transport services with a Zip Oyster photocard.
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Do kids under 11 travel free on trains?

Children under the age of 12 travel for free when they are accompanied by someone over the age of 12 (adult/youth). This is valid for up to 4 children per adult/youth.
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Does an 11 year old need an Oyster card?

Your child needs a valid Oyster photocard to get free travel on buses and trams, to get Travelcard season tickets and pay as you go at child rate. If your child is over 10 years and 11 months and under 16 on 31 August, they will need an Oyster photocard to travel.
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Do 11 year olds pay on the tube?

Tfl child fares depend on the age of your kids, with free travel on the Tfl network (tube, bus, DLR, Elizabeth Line and London Overground) for all children under 11 years old. This is only for the Tfl network – if you're travelling on National Rail services, kids aged 5-15 pay half-price but only under fives are free.
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Free travel suspended for children on public transport

Do under 11s travel free in London?

Children under the age of 11 travel free on London´s buses and trams, with or without an adult, at any time, and don't need a ticket. Children under the age of 11 also travel free on London Underground, DLR (Docklands Light Railway), overground and TFL rail without a ticket if they're accompanied by a paying adult.
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Do children have to pay on TfL?

Travelling with children

Children under five travel free with a fare-paying adult. If your child is under 11, they can travel free on: Buses and trams. Tube, DLR, London Overground, Elizabeth line and some National Rail services.
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What ages are free on TfL?

Free and discounted travel
  • Children under 5 travel free. Children under 5 travel free with a fare paying adult - check your fare.
  • Children aged 5-10. ...
  • 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard. ...
  • 16+ Zip Oyster photocard. ...
  • Rules of travel for under 18s. ...
  • Travel for schools. ...
  • 18+ Student Oyster photocard. ...
  • Apprentice Oyster photocard.
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Who is TfL free for?

Freedom Pass

This photocard gives people aged 66 or over or who have a disability: free travel on bus, tram, Tube, DLR, London Overground and TfL Rail.
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Is TfL travel still free?

You can travel free on TfL services with your Older Person's Freedom Pass from 09:00 weekdays and anytime at weekends and on bank holidays. If you have a Disabled Person's Freedom Pass, you can still travel at any time on our services.
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Do kids travel free on trains?

Yes, children get discounts on almost all train tickets. Children under 5 travel for free on most routes. Check with your train company to make sure.
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Is tube free for under 11?

Kids Travel for Free: Children under the age of 11 can travel for free on the London Underground and buses when accompanied by an adult with a valid Oyster card or Travelcard. Children aged 11 to 15 can also travel for free on buses with an 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard.
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Does a 10 year old need a tube ticket?

If your child is under 11, they can travel free on: Buses and trams. Tube, DLR, London Overground, Elizabeth line and some National Rail services. They must be travelling with an adult who is using pay as you go, or has a valid ticket (excluding Group Day Travelcards).
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Can my child travel free on tube?

Children aged under five can travel free at any time on all TfL services (buses, Tube, DLR, London Overground and TfL Rail) as long as they are accompanied by an adult with a validated Oyster/contactless card or a valid ticket. No child ticket is required.
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Is TFL free for 10 year olds?

Up to four children under 11 travel free with a fare-paying adult. Your child doesn't need a photocard to: Travel free on buses and trams (unless they look older than 10) Buy child-rate paper tickets (unless they look older than 10)
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Is tube free for 12 year olds?

Kids Travel for Free: Children under the age of 11 can travel for free on the London Underground and buses when accompanied by an adult with a valid Oyster card or Travelcard. Children aged 11 to 15 can also travel for free on buses with an 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard.
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Do under 10 travel free on trains?

A maximum of 2 children aged 5 to 10 can travel free of charge per fare-paying adult (16+) in standard class accommodation only. A child traveling for free is not required to give up their seat to a fare paying passenger. Seat reservations are not available for accompanying children who are travelling free of charge.
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Are 12 year olds free on London Underground?

Children under 11 travel free on most public transport services in London when accompanied by a fare-paying adult, or with a 5-10 Zip Oyster photocard. Children aged 11 to 15 years old can get free or discounted travel with a Zip Oyster photocard, or a Young Visitor discount.
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Can a 12 year old use an Oyster card?

Children aged 11-15 can get free and discounted travel on all our transport services with a Zip Oyster photocard. Who is it for?
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Is contactless cheaper than Oyster?

There is no price difference between the Oyster card and contactless card. Every time you travel on London's public transport, your contactless payment card is charged the same fare as your Oyster, including cap prices (the maximum amount you'll pay daily and weekly to travel throughout London).
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Are 12 year olds free on GO Train?

Plus, kids 12 and under are FREE. To pay your fare, you can tap your PRESTO card, tap your credit/debit card, buy an E-ticket or pass, or buy a paper ticket. You use the same ticket, pass or card whether you take a GO train, a GO bus, or a combination of both for your trip.
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How much is a one day travel card for a child?

Sample fares: Zones 1 - 4: Adult Peak and Off-Peak Day Travelcard: £15.20. Child Peak and Off-Peak Day Travelcard: £7.60.
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Are tubes free in London?

The Tube fare depends on how far you travel, the time of day, and what type of ticket or payment method you use. Oyster cards or contactless payments are the cheapest ways to pay for Tube journeys. Tube services usually run from 5am until midnight, with Night Tube services on some lines on Friday and Saturday evenings.
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Do kids go free on train to London?

Children aged 5 to 15 inclusive get half-price fares for most tickets across the UK rail network. If your child is 4 or under, they can travel for free alongside a fare-paying parent or guardian.
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Is bus free for kids in UK?

Up to two children under five years of age may travel free-of-charge provided that they do not occupy a seat required by an adult passenger and are accompanied by a responsible fare-paying customer.
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