Routesaver Tickets

Routesaver tickets are an excellent way to save money on travel if you're using just one bus route.

Valid ONLY in the North East these tickets will give you unlimited travel on select services or parts of services in this region.

How to buy your Routesaver ticket

You can buy your tickets:

  • On your mobile using our app. Please make sure you activate your ticket within app on the day of travel.
  • Online where you can deliver tickets to your phone or email address.
  • Directly on the bus using cash or contactless payment.
  • At your nearest Arriva Bus Travel Shop.
  • From your local shop if it has a PayPoint or Payzone sign.

Valid routes in the North East

Find out which North East bus routes the Routesaver tickets are valid on:

Cramlington Routesaver

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Cramlington Routesaver gives you unlimited travel on up to 16 buses per hour between Newcastle and Cramlington (eight completing the journey in less than 30 minutes), plus local connections in the Cramlington area.

Tickets are valid on the following services:

  • 43, Newcastle to Boghouses
  • 52, Newcastle to Boghouses
  • 53, Fern Drive (Love Avenue) to Cramlington Shops
  • 57, East Cramlington (Lamb Street) to Plessey Checks
  • 57A, Annitsford (Coopers Garage) to Cramlington Shops
  • 58, East Cramlington (Lamb Street) to East Hartford
  • X8, Newcastle to Boghouses
  • X9, Newcastle to Shankhouse roundabout
  • X10 and X11, Newcastle to Shankhouse roundabout

Buy your Cramlington Routesaver here

Morpeth Routesaver

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The Morpeth Routesaver gives you unlimited travel on services X14, X15, X16 and X18 between Newcastle and Morpeth, plus local connections in the Morpeth area.

Tickets are valid on the following services:

  • X14, Newcastle to Northgate Hospital
  • X15, Newcastle to Northgate Hospital
  • X16, Newcastle to Kirkhill
  • X18, Newcastle to Pegswood Station
  • 2, Morpeth to Stobhill Manor roundabout
  • 35, Morpeth to Pegswood Station
  • 43, Morpeth Chantry School to Stobhill Manor roundabout

Buy your Morpeth Routesaver here

Rothbury Routesaver

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Rothbury Routesaver is valid in all of the same places as the Morpeth Routesaver, plus the X14 between Morpeth, Longhorsley, Longframlington, Rothbury and Thropton.

Tickets are valid on the following services:

  • X14, Newcastle to Thropton
  • X15, Newcastle to Northgate Hospital
  • X16, Newcastle to Kirkhill
  • X18, Newcastle to Pegswood Station
  • 2, Morpeth to Stobhill Manor roundabout
  • 35, Morpeth to Pegswood Station
  • 43, Morpeth Chantry School to Stobhill Manor roundabout

Buy your Rothbury Routesaver here

Coastliner Routesaver

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Coastliner Routesaver gives you unlimited travel anytime, anywhere on Coastliner services 306, 308 and X6.

The 306, 308 and X6 provide frequent links between Newcastle, Battle Hill, Silverlink, Cobalt Business Park, Billy Mill, North Shields, Tynemouth, Whitley Bay and Blyth.

Buses run from early until late every day of the week.

Buy your Coastliner Routesaver here

Quorum and Killingworth Routesavers

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Quorum and Killingworth Routesavers allow you to ‘hop on and hop off’ up to eight buses per hour between Newcastle, South Gosforth, Quorum Business Park and Killingworth.

Tickets are valid on the following services:

  • 52, Newcastle to Killingworth West Bailey (Angus Close)
  • 54, Newcastle to Killingworth East Bailey (Harwood Drive)
  • X7, Newcastle to Whitehouse Farm
  • X8, Newcastle to Whitehouse Farm

Buy your Quorum Routesaver here

Buy your Killingworth Routesaver here

Quorum QCard Saver

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Quorum QCard Saver offers unlimited travel at any time on services 52 and 555 between Four Lane Ends and Quorum Business Park.

This ticket is exclusive to holders of Quorum QCards, which must be shown at all times when buying and using these Saver tickets.

Buy your Quorum QCard Saver here

X1 Routesaver

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X1 Routesaver offers unlimited travel on services 1, 1B and X1 between Darlington, Bishop Auckland and Crook (Low Mown Meadows).

The 1 and X1 run up to every 30 minutes on Monday to Saturday daytimes, giving you a bus up to every 15 minutes where they share the same route.

Buy your X1 Routesaver here

Sapphire 6 Routesaver and Routesaver Plus

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Enjoy unlimited travel on Sapphire 6 service, which runs up to every 12 minutes on Monday to Saturday day times.

The Sapphire 6 Routesaver is valid between Framwellgate Moor, Durham City Centre and Bishop Auckland Bus Station.

If you need to travel further, choose the Sapphire 6 Routesaver Plus, which is also valid between Bishop Auckland Bus Station and the end of Copeland Road in West Auckland.

Buy your Sapphire 6 Routesaver here
Buy your Sapphire 6 Routesaver Plus here

X12 Routesaver

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X12 Routesaver is the great way to travel between Durham, Chester-le-Street, Birtley, Low Fell, Gateshead and Newcastle. Valid on the X12 between Durham Bus Station and Newcastle Eldon Square - that’s a bus up to every 30 minutes on Monday to Saturday day times.

If you need to use other Arriva buses to connect with the X12 in Durham, you could save more money if you choose a Durham District ticket. These are valid throughout Durham District as well as on the X12 to Birtley, Low Fell, Gateshead and Newcastle.

Buy your X12 Routesaver here

X3/X4 Routesaver

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X3/X4 Routesaver offers you unlimited travel on services X3, X3A and X4 between Saltburn, Redcar and Middlesbrough.

We run Sapphire buses on services X3/X4 run up to every 15 minutes 

Buy your X3/X4 Routesaver here

North Yorkshire Coast 3-Day Ticket

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Explore the North Yorkshire Coast with unlimited travel for three consecutive days on services X4 and X93.

Family tickets are for a minimum of one adult and one child, and a maximum of two adults and three children travelling together.

Buy your North Yorkshire Coast 3-Day Ticket here

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