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East Peoria...
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oyster card at manchester air or piccadilly?

upon arrival in the uk at manchester, i want to get an oyster card before i head for london...can i get one at manchester airport rail station or at manchester piccadilly rail station?

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1. Re: oyster card at manchester air or piccadilly?

Oystercards are for London only, you get them in London.

But why are you flying to Manchester when you want to be 200 miles away?

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2. Re: oyster card at manchester air or piccadilly?

You can buy an Oystercard through the TfL website - all the info is at tfl.gov.uk/travel-information/visiting-londo…

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3. Re: oyster card at manchester air or piccadilly?

But why buy in advance, it costs extra and it's easily done on arrival in London - and if there's two or more of you then the 2-4-1 offers would probably be more useful and they can't be used with an Oystercard

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4. Re: oyster card at manchester air or piccadilly?

As above, there's no need to buy an oystercard before arrival in London. That applies to ordering in advance (disadvantageous) or buying in Manchester (not possible).

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5. Re: oyster card at manchester air or piccadilly?

2-4-1? does this refer to travelcard?

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6. Re: oyster card at manchester air or piccadilly?

<<2-4-1? does this refer to travelcard?>>

If you're travelling alone 2 4 1 won't apply. For info see London Traveller Article:

tripadvisor.com/Travel-g186338-c195600/Londo…

and countless questions on the London forum

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