Family Travelcard

A great way to explore London with the family

No need to leave the kids behind; our Family Travelcard offers discounts for adults and children travelling together from c2c stations to London Travelcard zones.  Journey anywhere in zones one to six – and at a discounted rate. Enjoy travel on the London Underground system, all scheduled bus services on the capital’s famous red buses, the London Overground, almost all other National Rail services, the Docklands Light Railway and the London Tramlink system in South London.

Families who’d love to get out more

Ideal for your kids, your sisters, your brothers and your nan; the Family Travelcard offers discounts for families travelling in London together by c2c train.


Why Family Travelcard

Everyone can enjoy tempting savings on travel, with discounts of 25%

Kids travel for a flat rate of just £2 during off-peak weekdays and at weekends

Your travelcard includes off peak travel anywhere in zones one to six, so you can use it to hop on and off the tube, onto buses, the Overground, and the DLR.

Do I need a Smartcard for this ticket?

No. Travelcard can only be purchased using paper tickets currently.

How it Works


You can only buy your Family Travelcard directly from a c2c ticket office at the station


Use it to pass through the gates at the station


Enjoy your day out in London

FAQ connected to this ticket type

  1. 1. At what age do my children need to be before I have to purchase a Travelcard for them to travel in London?

    Children under 11 years of age travel free during off-peak hours within the London Travelcard area (Monday to Fridays after 09:30 or anytime Saturday, Sunday and during public holidays).

    Children do not require tickets and should be allowed through gates/side gates as necessary. Accompanying adults should use the gates in the normal way – and if using Oyster cards, touch in and out at all times.

    Each Adult Travelcard holder can take up to four children under 11 for free – and up to four 11 to 15-year-olds for a £1 flat fare All Zones Off-Peak Day Travelcard. No photocards are required by any accompanied children.

  2. 2. Family Travelcard Terms and Conditions
    • Currently a c2c Family Travelcard can only be bought at a c2c station ticket office.
    • In most cases the Family Travelcard is not available for travel on trains arriving at London Fenchurch Street before 10:00. There are no evening peak restrictions on c2c services.
    • The validity of the Family Travelcard ends on completion of the return journey to the originating station. The outward and return journey between the originating station and the Fare Zones area boundary station must be made on c2c services where tickets are specifically routed as such.
    • Within the London Fare Zones area Family Travelcards are valid on the day for which the ticket is dated and for any journey that starts before 04:30 on the following day.
    • Family Travelcards are valid for unlimited travel:- on National Rail (but not Heathrow Express or on Heathrow Connect between Hayes & Harlington and Heathrow), London Underground, Docklands Light Railway and London Tramlink services within Zones 1-6 of the London Area Fare Zones area. – across the London bus network, irrespective of the zones shown on the ticket and including sections outside Greater London, but not on certain special bus services and excursions.
    • Family Travelcards are available to groups consisting of one or two adults travelling with between one and four children aged under 16 years. The minimum eligible group must consist of 1 fare paying adult and child. Child flat fares prices apply to children aged 5-15 years inclusive. Where the only child travelling is aged under 5, a child fare must be paid and a ticket held.
    • All members of the group must hold a Family Travelcard and must travel together at all times. However, members of the group do not need to be related.
    • No further Railcard discounts are available on Family Travelcards.
    • Save 1/3 on scheduled Riverboat services by showing your valid Travelcard at the time of travel.

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