Get unlimited travel on Stagecoach, Go North East and Arriva buses with SmartZone! You can load a SmartZone ticket onto your smart card.
A SmartZone ticket:
is valid on Stagecoach, Go North East and Arriva buses
is available for Newcastle, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Tees Valley
gives you unlimited travel within your chosen zone with one ticket
can easily be replaced or cancelled if lost
will be sold and accepted by other transport operators in the future
All tickets can be bought online. One week tickets can also be bought on the bus. These tickets can be loaded onto a StagecoachSmart card, a Go North East Key Card or an Arriva Connect card.
If you buy your SmartZone ticket on our website, your first journey must be on a Stagecoach bus. If you buy your ticket on the Go North East or Arriva website, your first journey must be on a bus from that company.
Tickets bought on the bus will be loaded onto your smart card immediately. You choose a start date for tickets bought online and they will be activated on your smart card when you make your first trip. You'll then have unlimited travel on Stagecoach, Go North East buses and Arriva buses in your chosen zone.
You can use your SmartZone ticket throughout your chosen zone, including:
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| South Tyneside
|| North Tyneside
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