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Old Dec 27th, 2005, 06:50 AM
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Question about london Travelcard 7 day visitors pass

I am wondering if anyone knows if the 7 day visitors travelcard includes busses. I have searched their site, and while it mentions tube and DLR, no word about busses. I want to make sure I buy the right thing. we use mostly busses in London. Thanks for any information..
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Old Dec 27th, 2005, 07:14 AM
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Travelcards are indeed valid on the buses, but since you asked, I would point out that there is a "Greater London Bus Pass" that will (eventually!) get you from Heathrow to Greenwich and everywhere in between - £3 for one day or £11 for seven days (£3.50/£13.50 from 6Jan). For traveling around within Central London, a bus is frequently faster than a Tube, especially if the latter requires a connection. It is always more interesting.

Two useful maps are

http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/pdfdocs/tourist.pdf
http://www.tfl.gov.uk/buses/pdfdocs/centlond.pdf


The first one is available free at any Tube station.
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Old Dec 27th, 2005, 07:24 AM
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No, it's the second one. The first one can be printed at home on a single letter sheet.
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Old Dec 27th, 2005, 07:31 AM
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Thank you Robspierre..Is the buss pass something i would just buy in London? At the transportation office at Victoria for esample?
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You can get a bus pass at the ticket office in any Tube station or from any of 1,800 retailers. See here:

http://www.tfl-ticketlocator.co.uk
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Make sure you do not buy more pass than you need. It is more expensive to buy a pass for all zones when the majority of the London highlights are located within the first 2 zones. The tube is very easy to navigate,the buses required too much thought... Enjoy
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Old Dec 27th, 2005, 12:14 PM
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Jemappell's info about buying just the zones you need only applies to Tube/trains. Even if one buys just a zone 1-2 transport pass, busses are covered throughout all 6 zones.
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I am certain that kisses are not included in a seven day BUS pass, even in the new BUSES just introcuced in London.
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Old Dec 27th, 2005, 12:18 PM
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However, it is still legal to buss on the buses. quot;>

Most people have no trouble using the bus network once they have absorbed a few key bits of lore:

http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=34685947

To summarize: ANY Travelcard is valid on ANY bus route in Greater London, but only on the Underground within its specified zones.
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Old Dec 27th, 2005, 12:45 PM
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Oh well, spelling always was my worst subject.
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