Buying tickets

We have three quick and easy ways to buy tickets for your journey. If you're looking for your key smartcard account, you can sign in here.

Travelling now?

  • Go North East app

    Buy tickets for instant use on your phone. Tickets can be bought and used immediately or stored for future use. You can buy day and weekly tickets as well as our great value £1 flat single fare for people aged 18 and under.

    Download the app
  • Pay on the bus

    If you don’t want to use our mobile app but want to travel now you can pay on the bus with cash. If you're buying a single, return or day ticket you can even pay with contactless.

    Fares Finder

Buying tickets for the future?

  • Go North East app

    You can buy and store tickets on our mobile app.

    Find out more
  • key smartcard

    If you don't want to use our mobile app, you can also buy and store tickets on a key smartcard.

    Log in to your key account

Buying tickets for someone else?

  • Ticket Gifting on the Go North East app

    If you buy tickets for family members, it's easy with our mobile app. You can buy tickets and gift them to another mobile as long as you both have an account on our app.

    Find out more
  • key connect

    If you're an employer you can set up a key connect corporate online account and buy tickets for your employees.

    key connect