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Giving you unlimited travel throughout the North East!

The explorer north east ticket... the only region-wide integrated public transport ticket

For great value throughout the region, you can’t beat Network One Explorer North East! It’s one of the most extensive schemes in the country, from the Scottish Borders down to Richmond in the south and Carlisle in the west.

You can travel the length and breadth of the region on local bus services operated by all the participating companies listed below:

  • Arriva North East
  • Go North East
  • Shields Ferry
  • Stagecoach North East
  • Travelsure**
  • Tyne & Wear Metro

From the Scottish Borders throughout Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, County Durham, Teesside and North Yorkshire the Network One Explorer North East Ticket gives you the freedom to plan your days out… your only problem is choosing where to go first!

Explorer North East Map

For more information on the Explorer North East Ticket, please feel free to download our leaflet here or contact us directly.


Adult £10.00
Child (15 or under) – One Day* £7.00
Family (1 or 2 Adults & up to 3 Children) – One Day* £20.00

* Only valid for parties including both adults and children. Adults and children using a family ticket must travel together at all times.

** Explorer North East ticket only

Please note that the Explorer North East Ticket is NOT valid on:

– Trains (except Newcastle to Sunderland)
– National Express coaches
– Pre-booked coach tours
– Hadrian’s Wall service
– Moorbus services X60/X61
– City sightseeing tours