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A great travel deal for East Durham College employees

Arriva and East Durham College have joined together to offer savings on your Arriva bus travel.

What's in it for you…

  • Unlimited Arriva bus travel in the zone of your choice
  • Spread the payments - pay monthly by Direct Debit
  • Refer a colleague and get a month's free travel on us! Find out how
  • Take up to 2 children with you FREE on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays (excludes m-tickets)
  • No more hunting for a parking space or paying for parking
  • Just sit back, relax and enjoy some ‘me-time’
  • Free Wifi and charging points on many of our buses. Catch up on social media or your emails
  • You can have your ticket delivered to your mobile with the Arriva m-ticket app
  • No need to find change to pay your bus fare each day
  • Track your bus in real time with the Arriva Bus app

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All you need to do…

  1. Decide which ticket zone you need – check the ticket zone maps if you’re unsure
  2. Sign up to the Arriva Direct Debit monthly payment scheme (you'll receive a confirmation email to confirm your details)
  3. Receive your ticket every month, either direct to your mobile phone or as a standard ticket through the post 

Sign up for Direct Debit now


Unsure which zone you need?

Check ticket zone maps

Direct debit mandate

Sign up for Direct Debit now

Download the m-ticket app for iPhone Apple app store button
Download the m-ticket app for Android Google Play button

Ticket prices

Saver Zones
ETC monthly payment

Bishop Auckland Saver


Darlington Town Saver


Darlington District Saver


Durham City Saver


Durham City & Brandon Saver


Durham District Saver


Durham County Saver


Redcar Saver


Tees Valley Saver


Teesside Saver


Teesside & East Cleveland Saver


North East Regionwide



East Durham
ETC monthly payment

Sunderland and Seaham Saver


Peterlee Saver


Hartlepool Saver


East Durham All Zones Saver



Northumberland and Tyne and Wear
ETC monthly payment

Ashington Saver


Blyth Valley Saver


Tyne and Wear Saver


Morpeth Saver


Morpeth and Ashington Saver


Morpeth and Blyth Valley Saver


Ashington & Blyth Valley Saver


Blyth Valley & Tyne and Wear Saver


Tyne and Wear and Tyne Valley Saver



Routesaver tickets
ETC monthly payments

Cramlington Routesaver


X1 Routesaver  (Darlington - Crook)


X3/X4 Routesaver  (Middlesbrough – 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 Routesaver


Morpeth Routesaver


Things you need to know

  • You can choose either the 1st or the 15th of the month for your Direct Debit payment
  • Choose which ticket format you prefer – mobile or smart
  • Payments on the 1st – ticket starts 12th
  • Payments on the 15th – ticket starts 27th expires 26th following month (Standard tickets)
  • Mobile tickets start 5 working days after payment has been taken. You MUST activate this ticket to use.
  • If you need to cancel your Direct Debit please do so with your bank.
  • Arriva will not offer any refunds if a Direct Debit has not been cancelled in time