Say Goodbye to Paper Tickets

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Don't forget that using Pop Pay As You Go will save you 85p a day*

*Compared to Metro Day Tickets from April 2022. 

Order your Pop Pay As You Go card.


Switch to Pop Pay As You Go

Now is the time to say goodbye to paper tickets and make the switch to Pop Pay As You Go (PAYG). Compared to buying paper tickets Pop PAYG saves you 65p on Single Tickets and 85p on Day Tickets. 

Just top up your Pop PAYG card and then touch in and out to pay for journeys as you may them. Pop PAYG is a great way to save time and money and is a much smarter way to travel on Metro. 

Take a look at our frequently asked questions for Pop PAYG

Pop Pay As You Go with Google Pay

Did you know that Pop PAYG is also available with Google Pay? You can add a Pop PAYG card to your Google Wallet and pay for your journey using your Android smartphone. No need to visit a ticket machine or search for your card. It's all on your Android. 

Simply touch in and out with your phone at gates and validators at Metro stations. Google Pay automatically deducts the fare from the Google Pop PAYG card and applies the Pop PAYG fare cap. 

Find out more about Google Pay and watch our how to guide

Savings on Metro with Pop PAYG 

Metro Fares


Zone(s)PAYG SinglePaper Single Ticket Saving with PAYGPAYG Daily CapPaper Day TicketSaving with PAYG 
1 zone£1.65£2.3065p£2.75£3.6085p
2 zones£2.55£3.2065p£3.85£4.7085p
All zones£3.25£3.9065p£4.85£5.7085p


Prices correct as at April 2022. Prices do not include travel on the Shields Ferry. 




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