On the Go since 1913

175,000 journeys are made on Go North East bus services every day around this wonderful region. Travelling to work or education, to visit friends and family, to have a night out, or to visit one of the region's many tourist and leisure attractions. 

For over 100 years, Go North East has connected the region's towns and villages with the cities of Newcastle, Durham and Sunderland and currently operates across Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham and into Tees Valley. 

Employing over 2,000 local people, with a fleet of almost 700 buses and coaches and an annual turnover of £100m, the company is the regional subsidiary of the Go-Ahead Group plc, one of the UK's leading providers of passenger transport. 

Go North East has a reputation for being passionate about service and innovation and a strong reputation for being a flexible and innovative partner – with both the private and public sector. 

The company is dedicated to engaging with local communities through its innovative, branded bus routes which not only engender community pride but business success.


Go North East has a passion for customer service and innovation and is committed to providing the best possible service for all of our customers, above and beyond what is legally required.

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We make a positive contribution to the communities we serve.

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Providing services that customers want, need and value is fundamental to our business as we seek to attract new customers and retain existing ones.

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Our people

It is important for us to be an organisation that values and respects its employees and we work hard to make sure that there is a positive, inclusive culture across our company.

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Our services

Around 175,000 people use Go North East bus services every day. To plan a journey find out a fare or buy tickets please explore our menu above.

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Advertise with us

Bus advertising can offer a range of formats to suit different budgets, targeted towards specific audiences, so you should be able to find a solution which will bring in more customers to your business.

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Enthusiast Area

We live and breathe buses so we like to encourage anyone with an interest in our buses and services.

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Safety and security

100% of our fleet fitted with CCTV cameras inside and out to provide a safe and secure environment.

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Throughout the years, we have won a number of awards that we are very proud of. Take a look at our 'roll of honour'.

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