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Multi-journey Saver tickets in North East

Arriva has a choice of money-saving multi-journey tickets offering great value to customers in the North East area. For our full network map click here.

You can now pre-purchase your Day Saver, Weekly Saver and 4-Weekly Saver tickets using your mobile phone. It's easy, hassle-free and you can save money on 4-Weekly Saver tickets too. Find out more about m-tickets or register for m-tickets now.

Buying tickets

North East All Zones

  Day Saver Weekly Saver Weekly Saver m-ticket or online price 4-Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver m-ticket or online price Annual Saver
Adult £7.50 £26.50 --- £99.00 £89.10 £988
Child £5.00 --- --- --- --- ---
Concessions £5.50 --- --- --- --- ---
Family £13.50 --- --- --- --- ---

 

Download a map of the North East ticket zones.

All zone tickets offer unlimited travel on Arriva services throughout the North East.

Day tickets are not valid on Moorsbus services.

 

Bishop Auckland Zone plus 

Day Saver Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver m-ticket or online price Annual Saver     
£4.20 £16.50* £66.00* £59.40* £545

Tickets are valid for travel in the Bishop Auckland area including Howden le Wear, Witton le Wear, Toft Hill, West Auckland (Copeland Road), Shildon, Eldon, Kirk Merrington (Vicarage), Spennymoor High Street (Cheapside), Byers Green and Willington (Wear Valley View). 

* also valid for journeys on service 6 to and from Durham 

Download a map of the Bishop Auckland network

 

Cramlington Routesaver

New Day Saver Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver m-ticket or online price Annual Saver
£4.70 £16.50 £65.00 £58.50 £600

There are up to 16 buses an hour between Newcastle and Cramlington (8 completing the journey in less than 30 minutes)

Cramlington one-day and weekly supersaver tickets are valid on the following services between Newcastle and Cramlington and in the Cramlington area:

  • 43 – throughout the route 
  • 52 – throughout the route 
  • 53 – Cramlington Shops to Fern Drive 
  • 57/57A – Plessey Checks to Coopers Garage 
  • 494 – Shankhouse roundabout to Coopers Garage 
  • H1/H2 – Shankhouse roundabout to East Cramlington 
  • X5 – Shankhouse roundabout to Newcastle 
  • X10/X11 – Shankhouse roundabout to Newcastle 
  • X13 – Shankhouse roundabout to Newcastle

 

Darlington Zones

  Day Saver Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver m-ticket or online price Annual Saver
Darlington Town Zone adult £3.30 £12.00 £40.00 £36.00 £410
Darlington Town Zone child £1.70 £5.80 --- ---

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Aycliffe and Darlington Zone (previously Darlington Borough Zone adult) £5.50 £16.00 £50.00 £45.00 £455
Darlington Borough Zone child £2.60 £7.30 --- --- ---

Darlington town tickets are valid within Morton Park, Great Burdon, Beaumont Hill, Faverdale Grange/West Park, Edgecombe Drive, Coniscliffe Road Waterworks, Blackwell Lane Ends, Blands Corner and Darlington Football Ground. 

Darlington Borough tickets are valid within Heighington/Red House Farm, School Aycliffe, Coatham Mundeville/Brafferton, Longnewton Reservoir, Durham Tees Valley Airport, Neasham, Hurworth Place (towards Northallerton), Blackwell Lane Ends, Blands Corner, Headlam Road End, Killerby Grange and Royal Oak.

Download a map of the Darlington network (from 27 Oct 2013)

 

Durham Zones

  Day Saver Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver m-ticket or online price Annual Saver
Durham City Zone £3.60 £13.00 £52.00 £46.80 £480
Brandon + Durham City Zone £4.10 £14.00 £52.00 £46.80 £480
Durham District Zone £6.20 £17.00 £63.00 £56.70 £575
Durham County Zone              £7.00 £25.00 £95.00    
NEW East Durham Student Ticket  £3.50 £15   for info on boundaries click here  

Durham City tickets are valid in the Durham City area including Framwellgate Moor, Pity Me, Arnison Centre, Brasside, Belmont, Sherburn Village, High Shincliffe, Cock O'The North, Broompark and Bearpark. 

Brandon tickets are valid in the Durham City area (as above) and also in the Brandon area including Dere Park, Sawmills and Brandon. 

Durham District tickets are valid within Chester le Street, Brasside, Belmont, High Pittington, Sherburn Hill, Sherburn Village, Sherburn House Hospital, Kelloe, Coxhoe, Croxdale, Dere Park, Scripton Gill, New Brancepeth, Ushaw Moor and Bearpark. Extended to Esh Winning, Crook, Willington and Bishop Auckland

Durham County tickets are valid for travel on all services within the boundaries of County Durham. Durham County tickets can be used outside of County Durham if the journey from County Durham to outside the zone is a continuous, unbroken journey.

Download a map of the Durham network  

 

East Durham Triple Ticket - Sunderland-Peterlee-Hartlepool Zones

  Day Saver Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver m-ticket or online price Annual Saver
Any 1 Zone £4.20 £16.80 £67.00 £60.30 £555
Any 2 Zones £4.90 £22.00 £88.00 £79.20 £885
All Zones £6.90 £25.50 £99.00 £90.00 £988

Download a map of the East Durham Triple Ticket network

 

Rothbury, Morpeth Routesaver

(formally Rothbury Saver and Morpeth Zone)

Day Saver Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver m-ticket or online price Annual Saver
£6.90 £21.50 £84.00 £75.60 £845

Valid: on the following services between Thropton, Morpeth and Newcastle, and in the Morpeth Town Zone.
• X14/14 - Newcastle to Thropton
• X15 - Newcastle to Lancaster Park
• X18 - Newcastle to Whorral Bank
• 2 - Kirkhill to Stobhill Manor roundabout
• 33 - Morpeth to Lancaster Park
• 35/35A - Morpeth to Whorral Bank
• 44 - Morpeth to Stobhill Manor roundabout
• 57A - Morpeth to Stobhill Manor roundabout
The X14, X15 and X18 run up to every 15 minutes between Newcastle and Morpeth on Monday to Saturday daytimes. With convenient connections to other services in the Morpeth area, the Rothbury/Morpeth Routesaver is a great way to save money.

Redcar Zone

Day Saver Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver m-ticket or online price Annual Saver
£3.90 £11.00 £44.00 £40.00 £400

 

Child Day Saver Child Weekly Saver
£2.10 £7.80

 

Tickets are valid throughout Redcar. The boundary points are Dormanstown Fleet, Kirkleatham Upleatham Road End. 

Download a map of the Redcar and East Cleveland network 

 

X1 Routesaver (Darlington - Crook)

Day Saver Weekly Saver
£4.20 £19.50

Valid: on X1 and 1 services between Darlington and Crook for only!


The X1 runs up to every 30 minutes, and where it runs along the same route as service 1, you can catch a bus up to every 15 minutes!

Teesside Zone

Day Saver Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver 4-weekly Saver m-ticket or online price Annual Saver
£4.20 £16.50 £66.00 £59.40 £530

 

Child Day Saver Child Weekly Saver
£2.70 £10.50

 

Tickets are valid throughout the Middlesbrough and Stockton areas. The boundary points for these tickets are Durham Tees Valley Airport, Thorpe Larches, Bishopton, Nunthorpe Village, Flatts Lane End, South Lackenby and Grangetown (Cresswell Road).

Download a map of the  Teesside network  and  Stockton network 

 

Teesside and East Cleveland Zone

Day Saver Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver 4-weekly Saver m-ticket or online price Annual Saver
£5.60 £19.00 £76.00 £68.40 £585

 

Child Day Saver Child Weekly Saver
£3.70 £12.50

Tickets are valid throughout Middlesbrough, Stockton, Redcar, Saltburn, Skelton, Loftus, Guisborough and Great Ayton. The boundary points for this ticket are Runswick Bay, Scaling Dam, Stokesley High Street, Durham Tees Valley Airport, Bishopton, and Thorpe Larches. 

Download a map of the  Teesside network  and  Stockton network 

 

X3/X4 Routesaver - Middlesbrough - Redcar - East Cleveland 

Weekly Ticket      £15    

Tickets are valid on the X3/X4 service. 

Our weekly Routesaver offers you unlimited travel between Saltburn - Redcar - Middlesbrough for £15 a week on the X3/X4.

With buses running up to every 15 minutes, Monday to Saturday daytime between Redcar and Middlesbrough and new Sapphire buses coming on the route very soon - there is no reason not to jump on board!

 

X2 Routesaver - Durham - Newcastle 

Day Ticket £5
Weekly Ticket      £15    

Valid: on the X2 service between Newcastle and Durham.

The X2 Routesaver offers you a fantastic deal on Day and Week tickets! You can catch a bus up to every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday daytimes.

Cobalt Routesaver

Day Ticket £3.50
Weekly Ticket      £12  

Valid: on all X9 journeys between Newcastle and Cobalt Business Park.
The X9 is the fast way to travel from Newcastle to Cobalt - buses run every 30 minutes at Monday to Friday peak commuter times and take 20 / 25 minutes to complete their journey.

Quorum/Killingworth Routesaver

Day Ticket £3.60
Weekly Ticket      £13

Valid: on the following four services between Newcastle, Quorum Business Park and Killingworth.
• 52 - Newcastle to Cramlington Shops
• 54 - Newcastle to East Bailey (Harwood Drive)
• X4 - Newcastle to Benton Lane (Findus Factory)
• X5 - Newcastle to Benton Lane (Findus Factory)


With up to eight buses per hour between Newcastle and Quorum, and four per hour between Newcastle and Killingworth, you can hop on and off as much as you like with a Quorum/Killingworth Routesaver.

Triple ticket logoTriple Ticket - Northumberland and Tyne & Wear

Available from 8 December 2013 - Giving extra travel value for Tyne and Wear Zone customers, a new Tyne Valley Zone will now extend west from the Tyne and Wear Zone to Hexham allowing customers to buy a two zone Triple ticket to travel between Hexham and Newcastle (and onward into Tyne and Wear).

Where you can travel Daily price Weekly price 4-Weekly Saver 4-Weekly Saver m-ticket or online price Annual Saver
Any 1 zone £4.20 £16.80 £67.00 £60.30 £555
Between 2 zones £5.70 £22.00 £88.00 £79.20 £885
Full £6.90 £25.50 £99.00 £89.10 £988


Perfect for day trips out or simply popping round to see some friends, the Triple Ticket means you can save more money on travel and spend more money on you! 

The Triple Ticket is as easy as 1, 2, 3....

1 – choose where you want to travel from the map and see how many zones you will need to travel through 

– buy your ticket from the bus driver, at a paypoint shop, on your phone via m-ticket or buy online here.

– use your new ticket to travel, saving money as you go! 

Click here to see a map of the Triple Ticket zones  

 

Northumberland tickets

There are two tickets available for travellers in the North Northumberland area; Passport Weekly and Discover Day. The two tickets are valid on all journeys between Amble, Alnwick and Berwick on X15 and X18, Alnwick to Amble on X65 and anywhere on the 472 route.

Passport Weekly Ticket £21.00
Discover Day Ticket £6.00

Extra discounts

There are also exclusive discounts at some of the coast’s attractions when you show your ticket ranging from entrance discount to money off purchases. 

  •  Discount at Barter Books – 10% off all purchases 
  •  Alnwick garden offer – return free on next visit 
  •  Bamburgh Castle offer – 20% off admission 
  •  Bailiffgate Museum offer – 20% off entry 
  •  Warkworth Castle offer – 1/3 off entry

Easyrider tickets

Easyriders and Teesside Tripper are go-as-you-please bus tickets. They are valid for travel on any Arriva or Stagecoach bus in the zones shown on the map: plus Stokesley, Great Ayton, Hutton Rudby and Hinderwell. They can also be used on any council-subsidised Borough or Hartlepool bus. 
If you want to travel outside of the Easyrider and Teesside Tripper Boundary, simply show your Easyrider or Teesside Tripper ticket when you board and pay the difference to travel from the boundary to your destination. 

Easyrider and Teesside Tripper tickets can be bought in any Arriva or Stagecoach Travel Shop in the Teesside & East Cleveland area or onboard any Arriva or Stagecoach bus in the same area.

  Monthly Weekly
Easyrider - All Zones £99.00 £26.00
Easyrider - Middlesbrough/Stockton £71.00 £19.70

Download a map of the Easyrider validity area


Teesside Tripper tickets 

  Day Ticket
Adult £4.30
Child £2.70
Family £8.80


Explorer tickets - prices valid from 8th May 2011

Explorer Tickets are the only regionwide integrated public transport ticket. From the Scottish Borders throughout Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham, Teesside and North Yorkshire the Explorer North East ticket gives you the freedom to plan your days out. 

Valid on most bus services throughout the region including Arriva North East, Go North East and Stagecoach North East as well as the Tyne and Wear Metro and Shields Ferry. Tickets are available from bus drivers. 

  Day Ticket
Explorer - Adult £9.50
Explorer - Child/Concession £8.50
Explorer - Family £19.10

Explorer tickets are not valid on Moorsbus services and Go North East Nightbuses

Terms of travel

  • Saver tickets can be used on any Arriva North East buses within the given zones except Moorsbus services. 
  • Children under 5 travel free with Arriva. Child fares conditions vary from area to area as follows:
    • Cleveland
      Children under 5 years of age are carried free, providing they do not occupy a seat and are accompanied by a fare-paying passenger or a pass holder. Up to three children under 5 years of age may travel free with any passenger. Any more than three children under 5 years should be charged a discounted fare. There is no limit to the number of under-5s that may accompany an adult fare paying passenger or pass holder on Boroughbus services. Children aged 5 and under 16 are charged a discounted fare wholly within the Cleveland area. Discounted fare on cross-boundary journeys, i.e. to points beyond the Cleveland boundary, are available only to children aged 5 and under 14.
    • County Durham
      Children under 5 years of age are carried free, providing they do not occupy a seat and are accompanied by a fare-paying passenger or a pass holder. Up to three children under 5 years of age may travel free with any passenger. Any more than three children under 5 years should be charged a discounted fare. Children aged 5 and under 14 are charged a discounted fare for any journey starting or finishing in County Durham.
    • Darlington Borough
      Within the Darlington Borough boundary children aged 5 and under 16 are charged a discounted fare. Please note that for any through-journey crossing the boundary from Darlington into Durham, Cleveland, Tyne and Wear or North Yorkshire the age limit is aged 5 to under 14.
    • North Yorkshire
      Children under 5 years of age are carried free, providing they do not occupy a seat and are accompanied by a fare-paying passenger or a pass holder. Up to two children under 5 years of age may travel free with any passenger. Any more than two children under 5 years should be charged a discounted fare. Children aged 5 and under 14 are charged a discounted fare for any journey starting or finishing in North Yorkshire. The age limit for tendered services is 5 and under 16.
    • Tyne & Wear
      Children aged 5 and under 14 are charged a discounted fare for any journey starting or finishing in Tyne and Wear. Tyne and Wear child fares are subsidised before 1900 hours on Monday to Friday and at all time during August. During these periods children aged 5 and 'under 16 card' may travel for 60p single or 110p Day Tkt. Outside these periods 80p single or 100p Transfare will applyOn cross-boundary journeys the appropriate fare should be paid to the Tyne and Wear boundary and then discounted fare from the boundary point (children aged 5 and under 16).
    • Northumberland
      Children under 5 years of age are carried free, providing they do not occupy a seat and are accompanied by a fare-paying passenger or a pass holder. Up to three children under 5 years of age may travel free with any passenger. Any more than three children under 5 years should be charged a discounted fare. Children aged 5 and under 14 are charged at a discounted fare.
    • Cumbria
      Children under 5 years of age are carried free, providing they do not occupy a seat and are accompanied by a fare-paying passenger or a pass holder. Up to three children under 5 years of age may travel free with any passenger. Any more than three children under 5 years should be charged half adult fare. Children aged 5 and under 16 are charged a discounted fare for any journey within Cumbria.
  • Family tickets are for a group of 5 consisting of up to 2 adults and up to 3 children.