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Newcastle night buses - travel 'til 3am!

Night buses operate on Friday and Saturday nights in Newcastle, with final departures at around 3am from the city centre.

Please see full timetable details below.


Service N1
Pilgrim Street - Heaton - Coach Lane

Service N30
Pilgrim Street - Fawdon - Kenton

Service N39
Blackett Street - Walker - Byker

Service N40
Blackett Street - West Road - West Denton

Service N88
Blackett Street - Newbiggin Hall - Westerhope



Changes to night bus services

From Friday 25th January 2019, night buses will serve Central Station, departing from Bewick Street.

City centre bus stops on Pilgrim Street, Haymarket and Blackett Street will continue to be used too.


Service N88 to Fenham

To improve late-night links, service N88 will be extended to serve Spital Tongues and Fenham Hall Drive.


There will be some minor changes to routes and times of most night buses. Download the new night bus timetables.



Your ticket home! 

Single journeys on night buses are £1.00​, or travel all night for just £5.00 with the new nightrider ticket. 

Buy a nightrider from your driver any time on Friday and Saturday and it will remain valid until the last bus home.

You also get more value from megarider and unirider  tickets*, which can be used to travel on night buses.




*Unlimited travel in your area from £14.00 a week with a megarider, or from just 89p per day with a North East unirider.   Concessionary passes, Child 60p singles and VIP £1 singles are also valid.

Please note: dayrider tickets, VIP 1 day tickets, Day/Junior Rovers, Explorers, Network one, SmartZone, Northumbria University/Newcastle University Passes and Plusbus are not valid on night services N1, N30, N39, N40 or N88.