• Christmas & New Year Buses

    Your festive travel needs wrapped up!

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  • Changes in the Peterlee area from 4 December

    Including improved links to Hartlepool, Dalton Park, Spectrum Business Park and Sunderland.

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  • 10 magical North East pantos

    Put your travel worries behind you. Here's our handy guide.

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  • Fares Finder

    Our new Fares Finder makes it easy to calculate the single and return prices for your journey.

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  • £1 any journey, any time

    for people aged 18 and under.

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Top-up your key

Topping-up your key smartcard online is easy to do and hassle free!

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Go North East app

Live times and tickets straight to your mobile with the Go North East app.

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Journey Planner

Travelling from A to B is easy with our new Journey Planner. Where will you go next?

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Things to do in the North East

There are plenty of attractions worth visiting in the North East and getting around couldn't be easier with us. Here's a guide to some of our favourites.

Places to Go

Tickets & Offers...

Save with Pay Monthly

The hassle free way of keeping your key smartcard topped up with automatic monthly payments.

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Beamish Museum

Travel by bus to Beamish Museum and save 25% on the standard admission charge.

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key benefits

key benefits offers key smartcard holders exclusive discounts at local attractions.

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the key

The key is a smartcard that makes travelling by bus easier, cheaper and more secure.

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Life Science Centre

One free child admission with every full paying adult when you show your key smartcard.

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Young people and students

We have a great range of discounted tickets for young people and students.

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