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60p each single journey (you must have a Tyne and Wear Concessionary Travel Pass). Ticket is valid 9.30am Monday-Friday and all day at weekends and public holidays. You can travel free on the Shields Ferry if you have a Metro Gold Card (conditions apply*).
*If you have a Metro Gold Card, you can travel for free on the Shields Ferry from 9.30am Monday-Friday, all day at weekends, on public holidays and throughout July and August.
If you don't have a Tyne and Wear Concessionary Travel Pass, or Metro Gold Card, or you are travelling before 9.30am Monday-Friday, you must pay the full adult fare.
If you need to travel before 9.30am to get to or from a hospital appointment, just show your hospital appointment card or letter with your CT Pass when requested, to travel for 60p.
Tyne and Wear residents who are disabled and attend work or college for at least 15 hours a week can apply for an all day CT Pass. If you have one of these, you can travel for 60p on the Shields Ferry all day, every day.
For full details about how to apply for a CT Pass, click on the appropriate link below:
New for 2020
Up to three children aged 11 and under can travel for free on the Shields Ferry at weekends when accompanied by a fare-paying adult.