18 and Under Metro Season Ticket

    Valid on:
  • Metro

 

Zones One Week Four weeks
All Zones £7.70 £29.00

Save money with an 18 and under Metro Season Ticket

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. Collect yours at any Nexus TravelShop.

** 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.

Price
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.

Zones One Week Four weeks
All Zones £7.70 £29.00

How to buy one
First you need to get a Pop card because this is what your 18 and Under Metro Season Ticket will be loaded onto.

Apply for your FREE Pop card online here. You will need to upload a photograph.

Your Pop card will take about five working days to arrive in the post. When it arrives take it to a Nexus TravelShop and staff will activate your 16-18 discount. You'll need to show proof that you are aged 18 or under. We'll accept any of these as proof of age:

  • Full or Provisional UK/EU driving license
  • NUS Extra card
  • ID card with the PASS hologram
  • Under 16 Pop card (can be expired)
  • Pop card with a valid 16-18 entitlement
  • Passport or birth certificate (can be a copy)

Once you have your Pop card and your 16-18 discount has been activated you can buy or renew your 18 and Under Metro Season Ticket:

  1. At the Pop Shop.
  2. At any Metro station ticket machine. Watch the how-to guide here.
  3. At a Nexus TravelShop.
  4. At a Payzone store. Click here to find your nearest store.

If you already have a Pop card, register it here to renew online.

Please note lost and stolen tickets are non-refundable. Conditions of use apply.

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