London is a great city to be a student. You can save money on your fares and access a whole range of offers through Transport for London (TfL).
The 18+ Student Oyster Card gives you 30% off Travelcards and Bus & Tram passes for up to three years whilst you study. Find out more here
A 16-25 or 26-30 Railcard, when used with your Oyster Card, can get you up to 34% off pay as you go off-peak fares and daily caps for:
For information about eligibility and how to apply visit the 16-25 Railcard website.
Using Pay as You Go can sometimes be even cheaper than discounted Travelcard or Tram Pass, especially if you live close to where you are studying
Information and tips for travelling safely and at low cost are available on the TfL website.
You can even get tips for things to do when you aren’t studying, via the TfL Experience London Blog
To be eligible for the 18+ Student Oyster photocard, you must be aged 18, be living at a London address during term time AND be one of the following:
Applying online is the only way to receive your discount entitlement. Your 18+ Student Oyster Photocard will be sent to the address you provide and should arrive within five to seven days after confirmation of your student status by LSME.
Please note that when applying you will need:
When applying for your TfL 18+ oyster card please ensure you search for ‘London School of Management Education’ from the drop down menu options.
Checking your application status
If you have a query about the status of your application for the 18+ Oyster Card, please contact us at email@example.com. Please quote your TfL Application Reference Number.
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