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Nexus Explorer North East

Nearest train station

Participating train companies


Unlimited travel in Tyne and Wear and beyond


PlusBus is a discount price bus ticket for unlimited travel around the origin and/or destination of your rail journey on participating operators' services. When you buy PlusBus with your train ticket you pay for your whole journey by public transport in one transaction.

Further information

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Available to Purchase

From 8th October 2009

Purchase Details

Tickets can be purchased from bus drivers or in advance from Travel shops

Valid from

From 8th October 2009

Terms & Conditions

The Explorer North East Ticket is valid:

  • For one day only

  • Monday to Friday from 09:00

  • All day Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays

  • All day between 1 July and 31 August

  • All day between Christmas and New Year

  • On Stagecoach Cumbria Route 685, Tyne and Wear Metro, Shields Ferry and main line trains between Newcastle and Sunderland

Valid in both directions


Applicable Zone of Station(s)

Alnmouth, Bishop Auckland, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Carlisle, Darlington, Durham, Hexham , MetroCentre, Morpeth, Newcastle, Northallerton, Redcar Central, Scarborough, Shildon, Saltburn, Stockton, Thirsk and Whitby


  • Adult


  • Child

    £8.50 (for children aged 13 and under)

  • Concession


  • Family

    £19.50 (2 adults and up to 3 children)