X-lines – rapid bus links from Go North East

X-lines map

Welcome to X-lines, your fast, direct bus links from Go North East to get you to work, to the shops, or off for a nice day out. 

Buses are comfortable and easy to spot in their smart gold colour scheme. With free Wi-Fi and USB charging on board, great value fares, next-stop announcements and drivers that are helpful and friendly, it really is the best way to go.

X-lines X1

X-lines X1

X-lines X1 runs between Easington Lane and Newcastle, serving Hetton-le-Hole, Houghton-le-Spring, Shiney Row, Washington, Springwell Village, Wrekenton, Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Gateshead.

X-lines X5 and X15

X-lines X5 & X15

X-lines X5 and X15 run between Shotley Bridge, Consett and Durham, serving Leadgate (X15), Delves (X5), Lanchester and Witton Gilbert.

X-lines X9 and X10

X-lines X9 & X10

Sit back and let us do the driving with our luxury coaches. The routes run between Middlesbrough and Newcastle, serving Stockton (X10), Norton (X10), Billingham (X9), Peterlee, Dalton Park (X10), Heworth and Gateshead.

X-lines X20

X-lines X20

X-lines X20 runs between Sunderland and Durham, also extending to Langley Park. Between Sunderland and Langley Park, the route serves East Herrington, Houghton-le-Spring, Rainton Bridge, Belmont, Durham, Arnison Centre, Sacriston and Witton Gilbert.

X-lines X21

X-lines X21

X-lines X21 runs between Bishop Auckland and Newcastle, serving Spennymoor, Durham, Chester-le-Street, The Cannon at Low Fell and Gateshead.

X-lines X30 and X31

X-lines X30

X-lines X30 runs between Stanley or Consett and Newcastle, serving Greencroft, Catchgate, Annfield Plain, Sunniside, Whickham and Dunston.

X-lines X31 runs between Stanley and Newcastle, serving East Stanley, Kip Hill, Sunniside, Lobley Hill and Gateshead.

X-lines X45, X46 and X47

X-lines X45, X46 & X47

X-lines X45 and X46 run between Consett and Newcastle, serving Blackhill (X45), Bridgehill (X46), Shotley Bridge, Ebchester, Rowlands Gill, Swalwell, Metrocentre and Newcastle.

X-lines X47 runs between Blackhall Mill and Newcastle, serving Chopwell, High Spen, Rowlands Gill, Swalwell, Metrocentre and Newcastle.

X-lines X70 and X71

X-lines X70 & X71

X-lines X70 and X71 run between Consett and Newcastle, serving Leadgate, Medomsley (X71), Dipton (X70), Burnopfield, Sunniside, Lobley Hill and Gateshead.

X-lines X84 and X85

X-lines X84 & X85

X-lines X84 and X85 run between Hexham and Newcastle, serving Corbridge, Ovington (X84), Ovingham (X84), Wylam (X84), Heddon-on-the-Wall, Throckley (X84) and Denton Burn.

X-lines X85 addtionally serves Newbrough.