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family dayrider PLUS

Family dayrider PLUS

A group ticket for Newcastle, South Shields and Sunderland

  • valid for up to 2 adults and 3 children when travelling together
  • buy from your driver or on the Stagecoach bus app*
  • also valid beyond Newcastle Airport to Darras Hall and Ponteland


See how far your Family dayrider PLUS can take you by checking the Newcastle, South Shields and Sunderland route maps.

 *Sunderland Empire discounts only available on board. See below for details.

Places to visit

Tyne and Wear is filled with exciting attractions, shops and leisure outlets to keep you and the kids entertained this summer.

If it’s a day of entertainment you’re looking for, you could stop off at:

  • Centre for Life
  • Tyneside Cinema
  • Winter Gardens, Sunderland
  • Sunderland Aquatic Centre
  • Souter Lighthouse
  • Arbeia, South Shields Roman Fort

Cheaper travel for theatre-goers!

Why not take a family trip to the theatre?

On production of Sunderland Empire theatre show tickets, 2 adults and up to 3 kids travel for £6 (on day of show).


Just buy your Family Dayrider PLUS (on-bus only) and our friendly drivers will apply your discount automatically. 

Find more things to do in Newcastle, South Shields and Sunderland.



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