Tickets for adults
Passengers aged 16 and above pay the full price adult fare. If you are aged between 16 and 19, you may be able to get cheaper tickets – see our tickets for young people.
We have a wide range of great value tickets available.
Single tickets are perfect if you only want to make one journey a day.
A dayrider ticket gives you 1 day’s unlimited travel in your chosen ticket zone or zones.
Family dayrider tickets are also available in some areas and offer unlimited travel for up to two adults plus three children.
You can share dayrider tickets with your family and friends when you're not using them.
You can use your megarider ticket for unlimited travel in your chosen area. You can choose more than one zone to travel in and how long you want your ticket for.
You can even choose to pay for your ticket by a monthly recurring payment and add it to your StagecoachSmart card.
A daytripper ticket gives you 1 day's unlimited travel on both Stagecoach and Arriva buses.
You can buy it on the bus and use it in Teesside, Middlesbrough, Eston and Stockton.
Family daytripper tickets are also available for up to two adults plus three children.
Day Rover tickets
A Day Rover ticket gives you 1 day's unlimited travel on all sorts of public transport in Tyne and Wear. You can use any buses from Stagecoach, Arriva and Go North East, as well as the Metro, trains and the Shields Ferry. Find out more about Day Rover.
SmartZone tickets give you unlimited travel in your chosen travel zone on Stagecoach, Go North East and Arriva buses. You can choose from Newcastle, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Teesside.
Get 1 day’s unlimited travel in the North East with our Explorer ticket. You’ll be able to travel from the Scottish Borders down to Richmond in the south and Carlisle in the west.
You’ll be able to use it on:
- Stagecoach Cumbria Route 685 (Carlisle to Newcastle)
- trains between Newcastle and Sunderland
- Shields Ferry
You’ll also be able to use it on local bus services operated by:
- Arriva North East
- Go North East
- Stagecoach North East
- Tyne & Wear Metro
Need to make a journey using a combination of the bus, Metro or ferry in Tyne and Wear? Our Transfare tickets allow you to buy just one ticket. Find out more about Transfare tickets and zones.
Network One ticketsNetwork One tickets give you unlimited travel in Tyne and Wear on all kinds of public transport. You can use any buses from Stagecoach, Arriva and Go North East, as well as the Metro, trains and the Shields Ferry. Find out more about Network One tickets.