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You can now buy the full range of daily and weekly tickets, regardless of which company’s bus you use.
So if you want access to Stagecoach’s full Carlisle network, you won't have to wait for a Stagecoach bus to buy a Carlisle megarider ticket. Likewise, customers travelling to Cobalt Business Park, and other North East locations served by Arriva, can now catch any Cross Pennine bus.
We have branded Cross Pennine buses which operate up to every 60 minutes between Newcastle and Carlisle and up to every 30 minutes between Brampton and Carlisle.
So sit back and relax on comfortable high backed seats and use the free on-board Wi-Fi* to surf the web whilst on the move.
Take a look at the Cross Pennine 685/X85 timetable between Newcastle, Corbridge, Hexham, Haltwhistle, Brampton and Carlisle.
Hop on and off with all day travel from just £10.90 with a North East Explorer and weekly travel from only £30.50 with a 7-day North West Megarider Gold.
Returns, day and weekly tickets bought on Stagecoach Cross Pennine buses are also valid on Arriva Cross Pennine buses and vice versa, however due to competition laws the same ticket might be priced slightly differently.