Take the kids for free

Take the kids for free

Take the kids for free this summer

Free bus travel for children in Tyne & Wear and Tees Valley

From 23 July until 4 September, up to three kids aged 11 and under can travel for free on Stagecoach North East bus services in Tyne & Wear and Tees Valley when accompanied by an adult travelling with a valid day or period pass.

How do you take up the offer?

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

Which tickets can I use?

Day tickets
Newcastle dayrider
Tyne and Wear dayrider PLUS
South Shields dayrider
Sunderland dayrider
Hartlepool dayrider 
Teesside daytripper 
Teesside & Hartlepool dayrider PLUS

Megarider tickets
Newcastle megarider
Tyne and Wear megarider PLUS
South Shields megarider
Sunderland megarider
Hartlepool megarider
Teesside megarider
Teesside and Hartlepool megarider PLUS
101Rider 7 day (Middlesbrough/Teesport) 

Flexi tickets
Newcastle Flexi 5
Newcastle Flexi 10
South Shields Flexi 5
South Shields Flexi 10
Sunderland Flexi 5
Sunderland Flexi 10
Tyne and Wear Plus Flexi 5
Tyne and Wear Plus Flexi 5
Hartlepool Flexi 5
Hartlepool Flexi 10
Teesside Flexi 5
Teesside Flexi 10
Teesside Plus Flexi 5
Teesside Plus Flexi 10

Smartzone / Multi-operator tickets
Newcastle Smartzone
North Tyneside Smartzone
South Tyneside Smartzone
Sunderland Smartzone 
Hartlepool Smartzone  
Teesside Smartzone
Tees Valley Smartzone 
Network One Anytime ticket 
Network One Adult Day Rover 
Network One Adult Day Explorer 
Magpie Mover


ENCTS Concessionary pass


When is the offer available?

This offer will be in place from Saturday 23 July until Sunday 4 September 2022.