Bring your bike on board

Bike rack

We know there are some terrific cycle rides to enjoy along many of our routes, so we’ve made sure we can now carry two bikes securely on board some of our routes.

We may be able to accommodate your bike on board, we recommend using our Go North East App to check if your bus has a bike rack.

If it has a bike rack, just hop on with your bike – it’s easy to secure in place – and explore some glorious scenery on two wheels.


Bus routes that currently have bike racks on board:

  • X-lines X10 – serving Middlesbrough, Stockton, Norton, Billingham, Peterlee, Dalton Park, Heworth, Gateshead and Newcastle
  • X-lines X30/X31 - serving Stanley, Sunniside, Whickham, Dunston and Newcastle.
  • X-lines X45 - serving Consett, Blackhill, Shotley Bridge, Ebchester, Rowlands Gill, Winlaton Mill, Metrocentre and Newcastle.
  • X-lines X71 – serving Consett, Leadgate, Medomsley, Burnopfield, Sunniside, Lobley Hill, Gateshead and Newcastle
  • X-line X72 - serving Stanley, Annfield Plain, Dipton, Flint Hill, Sunniside, Lobley Hill, Gateshead and Newcastle.

How to use our bike racks