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Arriva in the North East

Your new luxury Sapphire 43/44/45 buses have arrived!

08 August 17

Your new 43/44/45 Sapphire branded buses are here! All equipped with a striking livery, comfy e-leather seats, charging points and next stop announcements so you can sit back, relax and travel in style. Whether you are off to work, need to catch a train or simply going out into Newcastle, Cramlington or Morpeth to meet friends, our Sapphire 43/44/45 can get you there comfortably, quickly and reliably, 7 days a week.

Buses run up to every 7 minutes taking you into the heart of Newcastle, Cramlington and Morpeth where you will be spoilt for choice with things to do!


Stuck behind the wheel in slow traffic? Searching round car parks for a space? Why not give the bus a go? Save money and commute the smart way with our luxury Sapphire 43/44/45 buses where rushing meets relaxing and commuting meets calm.


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


With daily travel from as little as £1.70 per day* and buses running up to every 7 minutes taking you into the heart of Newcastle in up to 20 minutes - say goodbye to the dreaded commute!


The Arriva Bus App will help you 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 mobile.



*based on an annual Northumberland and Tyne and Wear Saver 1 zone