How do London zones work?

When it comes to getting around, London is divided into ‘zones’ 1-6, with ‘Zone 1’ being the city centre and ‘Zone 6’ being the outskirts of the city. The system itself exists as a method for TfL (Transport for London) to calculate a customer’s travel distance and charge accordingly.

What does Zone 1 and 2 cover in London?

Zone 1 covers all of Central London. Zone 2 encircles zone 1 and covers a large swathe of the inner London suburbs.

How do tube zones work?

Stations in two zones

These stations have a white box around their name on the tube map. Tickets to these stations are slightly different. … If you stay in Earl’s Court and take the tube to any other station in zone 1 (central London), you pay the zone 1 single fare with a pay as you go Oyster or contactless card.

Which is zone 1 in London?

Zone 1 covers the West End, the Holborn district, Kensington, Paddington and the City of London, as well as Old Street, Angel, Pimlico, Tower Gateway, Aldgate East, Euston, Vauxhall, Elephant & Castle, Borough, London Bridge, Earl’s Court, Marylebone, Edgware Road, Lambeth North and Waterloo.

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What does a Zone 1/6 Travelcard cover?

Re: What does a 7 day travel card -zones 1-6 cover? Yes covers trains, overground, tube (subway is a sandwich chain here!), dlr, overground and buses (they don’t have zones) in those zones.

What area is Zone 5?

7 amazing places to live in Zone 5 of the London Underground map where house prices are way below average

  • Bromley. Bromley town centre isn’t a lovely clean place to hang out at all (Image: Grahame Larter) …
  • Barnet. …
  • Croydon. …
  • Twickenham. …
  • Chislehurst. …
  • Enfield. …
  • Wallington.

What area is Zone 4 in London?

Download coordinates as: KML

Station Local authority Managed by
Hounslow East Hounslow London Underground
Ilford Redbridge TfL Rail
Isleworth Hounslow South Western Railway
Kent House Bromley Southeastern

How do I know if I enter London congestion zone?

Can I check if I entered the Congestion Charge zone? You can check the Congestion Charge zone on the TFL website to find out exactly which areas of London are included in the zone and whether you’ve driven in them, in which case you’ll need to pay.

Do you get charged for Travelling through Zone 1?

So whichever way you go, you’ll be charged just £1.50 (off-peak) instead of the £2.10 you’d expect to pay for travelling through zone 1. …

What zone is barking?

Barking station

Barking
Number of platforms 9 (facing 8 tracks)
Accessible Yes
Fare zone 4
London Underground annual entry and exit

What area is Zone 4?

Category: Zone 4 Stations

  • Abbey Wood Station.
  • Alperton Station.
  • Anerley Station.
  • Arnos Grove Station.
  • Barking Station.
  • Barkingside Station.
  • Beckenham Hill Station.
  • Beckenham Junction Station.
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What zone is Oxford Street?

On the Tube Map Oxford Circus is in Zone 1.

What are Zones 1 to 6 in London?

When it comes to getting around, London is divided into ‘zones’ 1-6, with ‘Zone 1’ being the city centre and ‘Zone 6’ being the outskirts of the city. The system itself exists as a method for TfL (Transport for London) to calculate a customer’s travel distance and charge accordingly.

What train stations are in Zone 6?

Download coordinates as: KML

Station Local authority Managed by
Harold Wood Havering TfL Rail
Hatch End Harrow London Overground
Hatton Cross Hillingdon London Underground
Heathrow Central Hillingdon Heathrow Express

Is it cheaper to get a Travelcard or use Oyster?

As a general rule a Travelcard is more expensive than an Oyster card or Contactless payment card. The exception is if you make 3 or more journeys for 6 days or more within a 7 day period. In this case a 7 day Travelcard works out cheaper than an Oyster or Contactless payment card.