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Take the kids for free

Take the kids for free

Head out with the family this April

Free bus travel for three children

From Saturday 9 April, up to three kids aged 11 and under can travel for free on Stagecoach North East bus services in Tyne & Wear when accompanied by a fare-paying adult, for the next four weeks!


Which tickets can I use?

Newcastle dayrider

Newcastle megarider

Sunderland dayrider

Sunderland megarider

South Shields dayrider

South Shields megarider

Tyne & Wear dayrider PLUS

Tyne & Wear megarider PLUS

Network One Anytime ticket

Network One Adult Day Rover

Network One Adult Explorer

Magpie Mover


How do you take up the offer?

The fare-paying adult must be aged 18 or over and in possession of a valid ticket or validated smartcard. The accompanying children don't need to have a ticket.

This offer will be in place from 9 April until 7 May 2022.