The 18 and Under Metro Season Ticket is valid on the whole of the Metro system. You can get a ticket for either one or four weeks.
This ticket gives you 60% discount off an adult season ticket and is valid on the Metro, Shields Ferry and local rail services between Newcastle and Sunderland. It can also be used on the Quaylink Central Zone buses.
From 1 April 2021
From 1 April 2021
If you're aged between 16-18 years old the 18 and under Metro Season ticket is for you.This ticket gives you 60% discount off an adult season ticket and is valid on the Metro, Shields Ferry and local rail services between Newcastle and Sunderland*. It can also be used on Quaylink buses in the Quaylink Central Zone**.
* You need a special ticket to accompany your smartcard to travel between Newcastle and Sunderland on Northern Rail. Which can be requested from Customer Relations by calling 0191 20 20 747 (lines are open Monday-Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm).
** Central Zone covers Q1 and Q2 between Central Station and Gateshead Interchange, and Q3 buses between Haymarket bus station and St Peter's Basin.
You do not need to be in full time education to be eligible for the 18 and Under Metro Season Ticket.
How to buy one
Buy your 18 and Under Season Ticket online. Your ticket will be loaded onto a Pop card.
Your Pop card will take about five working days to arrive in the post.
Once you have your Pop card you can renew your 18 and Under Metro Season Ticket:
Please note lost and stolen tickets are non-refundable. Conditions of use apply.
Take the kids for free
Up to three children aged 11 and under can travel for free on Metro and the Shields Ferry all day, every day when accompanied by a fare paying adult*. Find out more here.
*provided the ticket holder is aged 18 or over; proof of age may be requested.
To view ticket terms and conditions click here.