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Arriva in the North East

18 March 18

Your new and improved service into the heart of Newcastle City Centre has arrived!

The new service will run alongside the existing 51 service, DOUBLING the number of buses per hour between Holystone and Newcastle!

Do you spend your daily commute stuck behind the wheel? Searching around car parks for a space? Take your foot off the pedal, sit back relax and switch to our 51/51A buses!

With buses running into the heart of Newcastle City Centre up to every 30 minutes Monday - Saturday day time you can chat with friends, read a book, or catch up on emails before you get to the office.


We have a range of adult Northumberland and Tyne & Wear 1 zone ticket types. To show you the savings you can make, we've calculated the daily cost for each of our ticket types.

One Day




£4.40 per day

£2.55 per day

£2.33 per day

£1.70 per day* 

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Bus travel isn't just for your daily commute, why not use your ticket on evenings and weekends too? 


Looking for something to do this weekend?

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


app lady The 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!


Travel in style - buses on this route now include:

-  Comfortable seating

-  Free WiFi

-  Contactless payment options



With our m-ticket app you can download tickets straight to your phone!

Download Arriva m-ticket app now


*Based on 362 days travel