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Experience the magic of Harry Potter this half term

23 October 17


Catch the MAX X15 X18 or X20 to picturesque Alnwick Castle which served as a backdrop in many iconic scenes of one of the world’s biggest phenomenon’s to date!

Walk in the footsteps of Harry Potter himself and explore the magical sites which featured in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone and the Chamber of Secrets movies.

The adventure doesn’t stop there! You can also visit the majestic Durham Cathedral on the MAX X12, where in 2001 the ancient cloisters became part of the world famous scene where Harry releases Hedwig the owl.

Explore the wonders of the wizarding world in Alnwick

The Outer Bailey – Where Harry learned the rules of wizarding sport Quidditch

The Courtyards and Baileys of Alnwick Castle – Where Harry and Ron crash-landed the Weasley family’s flying car in the Inner Bailey

The Lion Arch – The way in and out of Hogwarts

Broomstick Training - Learn to fly in the very spot that Harry had his first flying lesson!

Receive a spell binding 20% of entry to the following Alnwick attractions when you show your Arriva bus ticket or pass!



Alnwick Castle


Alnwick Gardens


Bailifgate Museum (Alnwick)


We have magical bus fares too!

A family of 5 can travel for just £13.50 and Adult day tickets from just £5!

X12 Routesaver Newcastle – Durham

X12 Routesaver is the great way to travel between Newcastle, Gateshead Low Fell Birtley & Chester-le-Street & Durham

Valid on the X12 between Newcastle Eldon Square and Durham Bus Station - that’s a bus up to every 30 minutes on Monday to Saturday daytimes.









Northumberland and Tyne & Wear Young Persons' Saver

Use your student pass to explore on evenings, weekends and holidays



15 Weeks  

Academic Year





Regionwide Saver

Our Regionwide (Full North East) Saver gives you unlimited travel on all Arriva North East services, except Dalesbus, Moorsbus and Whitby Park & Ride.

  Day Weekly 4-Weekly Annual
Adult £8.00 £28.00 £95.00 £999.00

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