If you're aged 16-18, you can save loads of money with special tickets and passes from bus operators.
For frequent travellers on one bus operator's services, save money with a monthly, termly or annual season tickets.
Arriva Student Ticket
This is for anyone aged 14 and over in full time education. Tickets for Tyneside or Wearside can be bought by post or online at www.arrivabus.co.uk/studentsne/
Go North East tickets for young people
Go North East have introduced a simple £1 fare for customers aged 18 or under. You can buy these on the bus, or in advance using the Go North East app. Buy as many as you want and if you’re a parent you can even gift them directly to your child’s smartphone. And if you buy any tickets using your smartphone, you can upload your photograph to the ticket making it even more secure for you. Buy single, Day or Weekly tickets without any ID, on the bus or on the Go North East app. Or, buy Pay Monthly tickets online. For only £58 per month you can get unlimited travel on all Go North East services. You’ll need a key card in order to buy this ticket. Further details are at www.gonortheast.co.uk/youngpeople
Stagecoach Under 19 VIP ticket
Be a Very Independent Person with an Under 19 VIP ticket. It’s for young people aged 18 and under in full-time education and is valid on all Stagecoach services in Tyne and Wear and in and out of Northumberland. You’ll need a Stagecoach VIP ID Card or Nexus Under 16 Pop Card to buy one. You can buy daily tickets and weekly tickets from the bus driver, or buy a monthly ticket at www.buymyvip.com.