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Arriva in the North East


Travel anywhere in the north east with Arriva for only £1.59* per day!!

Exclusive for employees of Her Majesty's Passport Office. You can now travel anywhere in the north east with Arriva between Berwick to Scarborough for only £1.59 per day!! (*Monthly price only £48 payable by direct debit. Daily price calculated on the Annual Saver price of £576 divided by 362 days). That is a huge saving of £423 a year compared to purchasing an Arriva Full North East ticket!


Cheaper than Park & Ride or paid for parking!

Direct Debit Option - How the scheme works

It is a simple 2-step process to sign up to the Employer Travel Club:

STEP 1: Order your ticket online by choosing your zone and completing the direct debit information!

To purchase an annual ticket via Direct Debit, complete the online application form by clicking below - you will need your bank account details.

Click here to arrange your direct debit

  • Payments are taken on the 1st or 15th of each month
  • For payments on the 1st, tickets are dispatched and commence on 12th of the month
  • Payments made on the 15th are dispatched and commence on 27th of each month
  • Please note that only one direct debit date may be available to select for payment at a time

If your preferred direct debit date is not showing as an option, please contact us and we will arrange it for you over the phone.

STEP 2: Receive your monthly ticket in the post each month.

Click here to view our zone maps

Staff Benefits:

  1.     Unlimited bus travel every month (Within chosen zone)
  2.     Free child travel (Up to 2 children @ weekends and Bank Holidays)
  3.     Ticket sent direct to your home each month
  4.     Convenient monthly payments
  5.     Quick & easy to join


Staff Benefits:

  • Unlimited bus travel every month (Within chosen zone)
  • Free child travel (Up to 2 children @ weekends and Bank Holidays)
  • Ticket sent direct to your home each month
  • Convenient monthly payments
  • Quick & easy to join

 Zone Prices:



Bishop Auckland Saver **


Darlington Town Saver


Aycliffe & Darlington Saver


Durham City Saver


Durham City & Brandon Saver


Durham District Saver


Durham County


Redcar Saver


Tees Valley Saver


Teesside Saver


Teesside & East Cleveland Saver


FULL North East


 **Bishop Auckland is NO longer valid to Durham




Sunderland+Seaham Saver


Peterlee Saver


Hartlepool Saver


Sunderland+Seaham & Peterlee  


Peterlee & Hartlepool





Ashington Saver


Blyth Valley Saver


Tyne+ Wear Saver


Morpeth Saver


Morpeth & Ashington Saver


Morpeth & Blyth Valley Saver


Ashington & Blyth Valley Saver


Blyth Valley & Tyne & Wear Saver


Tyne+Wear & Tyne Valley Saver


For more information on our SAVERS click here




Cramlington Routesaver


X1 Routesaver  (Darlington - Crook) *


X3/X4 Routesaver  (M’bro – Redcar – Saltburn) *


X12 Routesaver  (Durham – Newcastle) *


Service 6 Routesaver  (Bishop Auckland – Durham)  *


Service 6 Routesaver PLUS  (Durham – West Auckland) *


Coastliner Routesaver *


Quorum & Killingworth Routesaver *


Rothbury & Morpeth Routesaver


For more information on our ROUTESAVERS click here



  • Ticket to your mobile - If you choose to have your ETC ticket sent to your mobile please download the Arriva m-ticket APP (free). Just add your email and mobile number to the m-ticket APP profile for us to recognise your device - then email [email protected] with your surname, postcode and mobile number.

  • Two children travel free - Free travel for up to two children at weekends and Bank Holidays when travelling with the ticket holder. Please note this applies to standard ticket holders only and excludes anyone who chooses to have their ticket via m-ticket.

  • Saving based on the cost of buying an annual All North East Zones ticket through the Employer Travel Club compared to the equivalent annual price of purchasing 13 x 4 weekly All North East Zones tickets over 52 weeks at the original price.

  • Travel limited to the specified zone(s) of your ticket.

Need to contact us?

If you are experiencing any issue arranging your direct debit online email [email protected]

If you have any queries about which zone you need please email [email protected]

Arriva North East Timetables

Try our Journey Planner