Wednesday, September 20, 2017
As an intermission from Open House, let's try to answer the question...
What's the most this ride could cost?
The table below is for transport in London, and shows the maximum cost of a single journey for one adult.
It does not include...
...journeys starting or finishing outside London
...penalties, peculiarities, quirks or unusualnesses
mode payment time cost notes bus Oyster/contactless anytime £1.50 Includes one additional journey within one hour - the Hopper tram Oyster/contactless anytime £1.50 Includes one additional journey within one hour - the Hopper tram cash anytime £2.60 Ticket machines will be removed soon - consultation underway DLR Oyster/contactless off-peak £2.80 zones 1-4 (any journey not including Bank or Tower Gateway costs only £1.50) tube Oyster/contactless off-peak £3.10 zones 1-5 or 1-6 overground Oyster/contactless off-peak £3.10 zones 1-5 or 1-6 TfL Rail Oyster/contactless off-peak £3.10 zones 1-5 or 1-6 cablecar Oyster/contactless anytime £3.50 50% off if you ride 5 times in a week and then ring 0343 222 1234 DLR Oyster/contactless peak £3.90 zones 1-4 (i.e central London to Woolwich) rail Oyster/contactless off-peak £3.90 e.g. Crews Hill - Slade Green (zone 6 - zone 6) cablecar cash anytime £4.50 tube Oyster/contactless peak £5.10 zones 1-6 overground Oyster/contactless peak £5.10 zones 1-6 TfL Rail Oyster/contactless peak £5.10 zones 1-6 tube+rail Oyster/contactless off-peak £5.40 e.g. Uxbridge - Purley (zone 6 - zone 6) tube cash anytime £6.00 zones 1-6 (also applies to Overground and TfL Rail) rail Oyster/contactless peak £6.20 e.g. Crews Hill - Slade Green (zone 6 - zone 6) rail cash anytime £7.10 e.g. Surbiton - Orpington (zone 6 - zone 6) river Oyster/contactless anytime £7.20 Thames Clippers - all zones tube+rail Oyster/contactless peak £7.80 e.g. Uxbridge - Purley (zone 6 - zone 6) river cash anytime £9.00 Thames Clippers - all zones tube+rail cash anytime £9.80 e.g. Enfield Lock - Chessington South (zone 6 - zone 6) connect any anytime £10.30 Heathrow Connect to Paddington rail 1st class anytime £10.60 e.g. Surbiton - Orpington (zone 6 - zone 6) congestion online 7am-6pm £11.50 Or £14.00 if you pay the Congestion Charge the following day river online weekends £15.40 River Bus Express for The O2 - VIP Champagne Single HEX online off-peak £22.00 Heathrow Express (cheaper if bought at least 14 days in advance) HEX online peak £25.00 Heathrow Express (cheaper if bought at least 14 days in advance) HEX on board anytime £27.00 Heathrow Express (turn-up-and-go fare) taxi any before 8pm £31.00 Typical maximum fare for 6 miles HEX 1st class anytime £32.00 Heathrow Express (journey time 15 minutes) taxi any 8pm-10pm £33.00 Typical maximum fare for 6 miles taxi any after 10pm £34.00 Typical maximum fare for 6 miles uber app non-surge £37.00 Central London to Heathrow cycle hire any all day £50.00 Extra Ride Charge Limit (equivalent to 12½ hrs at £2 per 30 mins) taxi any anytime £90.00 Typical maximum fare for central London to Heathrow
Here are some of the data sources I used to calculate the fares in the table.
» TfL Fares
» TfL single fare finder
» Mayoral Decision on fares for January 2017 (pdf)
» National Rail website
» Cycle hire - What You Pay (T&C)
» Thames Clippers fares (pdf)
» Heathrow Connect tickets / Heathrow Express tickets
» TfL - Taxi fares
» Uber - fare estimate
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