North East SmartZone

North East SmartZone is the smart way to get around the North East by bus. Tickets are valid on all Go North East, Stagecoach and Arriva bus services in the relevant areas.

The following SmartZone options are available:

SmartZone is brought to you in partnership with Go North East, Arriva and Stagecoach.

Tickets can be bought from us online*, Arriva or Stagecoach.

Once you’ve got your smartcard 1-week tickets can also be bought on the bus from the driver.

If you don't have a key smartcard we'll send you one with your first order (this will take up to 5 days). Please allow up to 48 hours before trying to use your ticket if bought online.

*When you purchase a product online, it will commence on the date you specified during the purchase. If purchased from the driver, it starts immediately. Your first journey must be on the operator you have bought the ticket from.

Newcastle SmartZone

Tickets are valid across Newcastle, including the city centre, Throckley, Fenham, Newbiggin Hall, Gosforth, Heaton, Walker, Killingworth and more. 

  Price Description
1 week £16 Unlimited travel within the Newcastle SmartZone area on Go North East, Arriva and Stagecoach services for one week.
4 weeks £62 Unlimited travel within the Newcastle SmartZone area on Go North East, Arriva and Stagecoach services for 4 weeks.

 

North Tyneside SmartZone

Tickets are valid across North Tyneside, including Battle Hill, Cobalt, Cullercoats, Meadow Well, Monkseaton, North Shields, North Tyneside General Hospital, Northumberland Park, Shiremoor, Silverlink Retail Park, Tynemouth and Wallsend.

  Price Description
1 week £15.40 Unlimited travel within the North Tyneside SmartZone area on Go North East, Arriva and Stagecoach services for one week.
4 weeks £59.60 Unlimited travel within the North Tyneside SmartZone area on Go North East, Arriva and Stagecoach services for 4 weeks.

 

South Tyneside SmartZone

Tickets are valid across the South Tyneside borough including South Shields, Harton, Whitburn, Cleadon, Boldon, Bill Quay, Hebburn and Jarrow.

  Price Description
1 week £13.60 Unlimited travel within the South Tyneside SmartZone area on Go North East and Stagecoach services for one week.
4 weeks £52.40 Unlimited travel within the South Tyneside SmartZone area on Go North East and Stagecoach services for 4 weeks.

 

Sunderland SmartZone

Tickets are valid across Sunderland, including Barnes Park, Castletown, Downhill, Doxford International, Doxford Park, Fulwell, Grangetown, Hollycarrside, Pennywell, Royal Hospital, Ryhope, Seaburn, Silksworth, Southwick, Thornley Close, Town End Farm and Tunstall Village.

  Price Description
1 week £14.40 Unlimited travel within the Sunderland SmartZone area on Go North East, Arriva and Stagecoach services for one week.
4 weeks £55.60 Unlimited travel within the Sunderland SmartZone area on Go North East, Arriva and Stagecoch services for 4 weeks.

 

SmartZone TeesRider

Tickets are available to cover Teesside and Tees Valley. Head to the Connect Tees Valley website to find out more.

  Teesside price Tees Valley price Description
1 week £21.50 £29 Unlimited travel within the selected SmartZone area on Go North East, Arriva and Stagecoach services for one week.
4 weeks £80 £106 Unlimited travel within the selected SmartZone area on Go North East, Arriva and Stagecoach services for 4 weeks.