From 1 June 2016, child single fares and Get Around day tickets will be available to anyone aged between 5 and 16 or in school uniform, without the need for a Get Around key smartcard.
A Get Around key smartcard will still be required for day tickets for those between 16 and 21 years, and for all ages when buying weekly or monthly tickets. A Get Around key smartcard will also required for child single fares for those aged between 16 and 19 years not in school uniform.
See the handy guide below to see if you need a Get Around key smartcard for the tickets you purchase.
Big savings for everyone under 18 and full time students
Get Around is a great range of discounted tickets for young people and students travelling with Go North East.
Whether you’re at school, college or university you can save on your bus travel with Go North East. What’s more everyone under 18 can travel for as little as 90p a journey off peak with us, regardless of whether you're a student or not.
Which suits you?
- Under 18
- At College or Sixth Form
- At University - Full time students
- Apprenticeships and other training programs
There’s a range of tickets from cheaper single fares for everyone under 18 to daily, weekly and monthly tickets, term plus tickets or annual tickets for the whole year.
Cheap Tickets - buy off bus for the best savings
Get Around discounts are exclusive to the key smartcard
Get Around is exclusive to Get Around key holders and getting your key smartcard is easy and FREE! Just sign up online and your key will be sent to you the same day.
Once you’ve got your key smartcard tickets can be bought online, by phone, on the bus and from travel shops. With the exception of our mobile tickets most tickets will be stored and used on your key smartcard.