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The Student Metro Season Ticket can be used all day and is available in three different zones. Download the map at the bottom of the page and choose which one best suits your needs:
• All zones
• Inner Newcastle
• Inner Sunderland
An All zones ticket is also valid on the Shields Ferry and local rail services between Newcastle and Sunderland*. A Student Metro Season Ticket which includes Inner Newcastle can also be used on Quaylink buses in the Quaylink Central Zone**.
You can decide whether to go for an annual ticket or keep it short and sweet with a four weekly one.
*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 between Haymarket Bus Station and St Peter's Basin.
How to buy a Student Metro Season Ticket
You can now apply for a Student Metro Season Ticket online.
Apply for your FREE Pop card online.
Your Pop card will take about five working days to arrive in the post and will be ready to use once received.
Once you have your Pop Card, you can renew your ticket:
Newcastle University Students
If you are a student at Newcastle University your Student Metro Season Ticket will be loaded on to your Newcastle University Student ID card. Just visit a Nexus TravelShop to activate your discount and you'll be able to buy your Student Metro Season Ticket from any Metro station ticket machine, online or a Payzone store.
Please note lost and stolen tickets are non-refundable except for annual tickets as covered by the replacement scheme. Replacement tickets are non-refundable. Conditions of use apply.
New for 2020
Up to three children aged 11 and under can travel for free on Metro at weekends when accompanied by a fare paying adult.
To view ticket terms and conditions click here.