Great travel offer for ITEC NE

Save big time with monthly tickets by Direct Debit

Arriva and ITEC NE have joined together to offer savings on local Arriva bus travel.


  • Payment by Direct Debit
  • Monthly tickets
  • No photo required
  • Unlimited Arriva bus travel every month in the zone(s) of your choice
  • No minimum contract - join and leave when you want with no penalty
  • Up to two children travel free with the ticket holder at weekends and bank holidays. You must select a paper ticket, if they are available in your area when signing up for the Travel Club
  • Never lose your ticket again - you can choose to have it delivered to your mobile phone with the Arriva UK Bus app if you wish

How the scheme works

It's a simple 2-step process to get your ticket.

Step 1: order your ticket online by choosing your local travel zone from the list below

  • Complete the online application form by clicking the 'apply now' button - you will need your bank account details
  • Payments are taken on the 1st or 15th of each month
  • Please allow at least 2 weeks to register before the date of your first Direct Debit payment
  • For payments on the 1st, tickets are dispatched and commence on the 12th of the month
  • Payments made on the 15th are dispatched and commence on the 27th of each month
  • Please note the nearest Direct Debit date will be the default option to choose

Step 2: receive your ticket in the post each month

You can also have m-tickets delivered to your iPhone or Android handset. To receive an m-ticket, you must download the free Arriva UK Bus app and register your details. Download the app now:

Ticket prices

ZoneCost of monthly Direct DebitCost of normal 4-Weekly Saver ticketYour annual saving*Zone map
Northumberland £78.75£94.50£283.50View map
Tyne & Wear£67.50£81.00£243.00

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East Durham£61.25£73.50£220.50View map
Durham £67.50£81.00£243.00View map
TNE All Zone
(Valid for travel across all zones above)
£90.83£109.00£327.00View map
Darlington Town £48.33£58.00£174.00View map
Darlington District
(Including Catterick)
£64.17£77.00£231.00View map
Teesside£60.00£72.00£216.00View map
Redcar £46.25£55.00£160.00View map
Tees Valley£75.00£90.00£270.00View map
North East Regionwide
(Valid for travel everywhere)
£93.33£112.00£336.00View map


*Annual saving calculated based on the cost 13 x 4-Weekly Saver ticket vs 12 x monthly Direct Debit payment.

If you have any queries about the Employer Travel Club or which ticket zone you need, please email us at [email protected] 

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