Do you spend your daily commute stuck behind the wheel? Searching around car parks for a space?

Why not give the bus a go?

Life can be stressful enough, so sit back and let Arriva take you there in style. Chat with friends, read a book, charge your devices or catch up on emails before you get to the office. 

There’s a luxury Sapphire bus up to every 12 minutes taking you into the heart of Durham and our next stop announcement screens let you know when you have arrived at your destination!

With travel from £1.65* per day you can travel in luxury for less, so get saving and buy your Sapphire 6 Routesaver now!



Sapphire 6 Routesaver and Routesaver Plus

Enjoy unlimited travel on Sapphire service 6. 

Ticket One Day Weekly 4-Weekly Annual
Routesaver £5.00 £15.00 £55.00 £592.00
Routesaver Plus £6.40 £17.20 £60.00 £650.00

New to bus travel or unfamiliar with the area? Allow us to help!

appThe Arriva Bus App will help you to get the most out of your Arriva local bus services in the North East. Find the time of the next bus, the nearest bus stop, which bus to catch and lots more. Now you can even get real time updates. With our M-Ticket app you can download tickets straight to your phone 

Travel in style - most buses on these routes now include

 - Comfortable e-leather seating

 - Next stop announcements

 - Power on board

 - Free WiFi

 - Contactless payment options


Download M-Ticket app now


*Based on an annual Sapphire 6 Routesaver.

**Based on average price from Bishop Auckland bus station to Durham city centre in an executive car.