Newcastle SmartZone

Newcastle SmartZone is a money saving ticket for travelling by bus in Newcastle. Tickets are valid on all Go North East, Arriva and Stagecoach bus services which means you can jump on the first bus that comes.

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

Smarter ways to buy – online or on the bus

You can buy your Newcastle SmartZone ticket from our website, the Arriva website or from the Stagecoach website.

Because the tickets are loaded onto smartcards they are easy to use – just put the smartcard on the top of the ticket machine on the bus – and really secure as they can be easily replaced or cancelled if they become lost.

Get your smartcard

Once you've got the key, Arriva Connect or Stagecoach smartcard you can buy your tickets on the bus from the driver.

Newcastle SmartZone prices

  • 1 week

    Unlimited travel within the Newcastle SmartZone area on Go North East, Arriva and Stagecoach services for one week.

  • 4 week

    Unlimited travel within the Newcastle SmartZone area on Go North East, Arriva and Stagecoach services for 4 weeks.

Prices correct at 28 April 2019

All 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. If you purchase your SmartZone product on the Stagecoach website, your first journey must be on a Stagecoach bus. If purchased on the Go North East website, your first journey must be on a Go North East bus.

Newcastle SmartZone Area

Newcastle SmartZone map