Things to do in the North East

We have a wide range of services across the region including frequent bus services to the city centres of Newcastle, Durham and Sunderland, Metrocentre, and the region's other towns and popular shopping destinations.

Big days out

Fancy a day out with the family? Buy a Family Day Ticket for just £12 and save at top North East attractions!

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Family days out

Family days out with us are easy. We run a wide range of frequent services across the region, and we also have exclusive discounts at some attractions.

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Beamish Museum

Services 8, 28 and 28A all serve the Museum. You can also save 25% on entry by showing your bus ticket or key smartcard at the admission desk.

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Save money with Go North East benefits

You can save money at some of the North East's top attractions with us. We have special offers for Beamish Museum, Life Science Centre, Diggerland and much more!

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Durham and surrounding areas

Durham City Centre and surrounding areas have a great deal to offer no matter what you're after. Everything from family fun to shopping, you're bound to find what you're looking for!

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Newcastle Gateshead

With so much to offer such as fantastic shopping, inspiring architecture with the Millennium Bridge, great nightlife and so many friendly people, it's a place to visit over and over again.

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Sunderland and surrounding areas

Sunderland City Centre and surrounding areas have a great deal to offer if you are looking for a day out, or to visit to a particular place.

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Explore Hadrian's Wall with us

The AD122 Hadrian’s Wall Country Bus makes it easy to explore our Roman heritage and get out and about in some of the country’s most spectacular landscapes.

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Great connections from Peterlee

We run a wide range of services in Peterlee, which you can take advantage of with great connections to Newcastle, Sunderland and beyond.

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Go North East app

On the Go North East app you can buy tickets, see where your bus is on our live bus map and departure boards, find your nearest bus stop and plan your journey. The Go North East bus app is essential for anyone travelling in and around the region.makes getting information about our services easy, particularly when you're on the move. 

  • Our popular Facebook and Twitter pages, along with our app, provide live updates on our services, including any bad weather disruptions for extra reassurance.
  • We’ve a range of value for money tickets including our popular Family Day Ticket which can be bought on the day on the bus or via our app on your mobile.

There's always so many great things to see and do why not take the bus and avoid the hassle and costs of driving and parking.  We've listed just a few ideas of things to see and do from around the region to give you some ideas and we often push out other ideas via our Facebook and Twitter pages, so why not take a look?

Go North East benefits

The key smartcard is already the smarter way to travel, saving you money and giving you the best value tickets on our buses. Now it's about to get even better with key benefits, as we are teaming up with local companies to give you exclusive discounts.