Take the kids for free all day, every day

Up to three kids aged 11 and under can travel for free on the Shields Ferry when accompanied by a fare-paying adult, and that includes anyone aged 18 or over using:

See ticket options ▼
  • Pop PAYG Ferry Single/Day Ticket
  • Ferry Single/Day Ticket
  • Ferry Season Ticket
  • Adult Transfare
  • Corporate Metro Season Ticket
  • Pop blue*
  • Concessionary Travel Single/Return Ticket
  • Metro Gold Card
  • Network One Explorer North East
  • Network One Day Rover (Adult or Family Ticket)
  • Network One Anytime ticket (this must include zone three)
  • Network One Students and Young People Ticket* (this must include zone three)
  • Magpie Mover
  • Pop 19-21

With an 'All Zones' ticket ie Zones A+B+C of the Metro network:
  • Metro Single/Day Ticket
  • Metro Season Ticket
  • Student Metro Season Ticket
  • 18 and Under Metro Season Ticket*

*provided the card/ticket holder is aged 18 or over; proof of age may be requested
View terms and conditions

Places to visit by ferry

To find out where you can go, things to do and see all year round in North and South Tyneside, and to make use of this great family offer, click below.

Find out more

How do you take up the offer?

The fare-paying adult must be aged 18 or over and in possession of a valid ticket or validated smartcard. The accompanying children don't need to have a ticket – simply speak to a member of the ferry crew when you board.

Can kids go free on the Metro too?

Yes they can!

Find out more
Take the kids for free all day, every day.
© 2024 Nexus Tyne and Wear - Public Transport and Local Information.