NewcastleGateshead Toon Tour




Newcastle Toon Tour is the hop-on hop-off, open-top city tour bus from local company Go North East.

Hop on and take a tour of NewcastleGateshead from the top of the city's open-top tour bus. Visitors can hop on and hop off as they explore Newcastle's attractions and take in the city's sights atop the latest sightseeing bus experience.

Buses start from Central Station in Newcastle and then serve stops on a circular route which takes in some of the finest sights around the city.

Catch a Newcastle Gateshead Toon Tour in 2021

  • 17 April - 30 May: running weekends and public holidays
  • 31 May - 3 September: running daily
  • 24 September - 31 October: running weekends only (except 11 and 12 September due to Great North Run)
  • The service will run every 30 minutes from 10am - 5pm

2021 Toon Tour Sightseeing Timetable

Visitors can choose from 17 stops to get on or off the Toon Tour bus on your visit to Newcastle and Gateshead. The Newcastle tour bus route includes stops in popular Ouseburn and along the Quayside as well as taking visitors to Sage Gateshead, across the Swing Bridge and alongside the home of Newcastle United Football Club - St James' Park.

The Toon Tour service will run every 30 minutes from 10am until 5pm, with buses starting from Central Station in Newcastle and then serving 17 stops on a circular route.

How much is a Newcastle Gateshead Toon Tour bus ticket?

  • Day ticket for Toon Tour Bus costs £5 per person of any age.
  • Family tickets can be purchased for £12.

Tickets for use on Toon Tour and all other services (except Seasider X11)

  • Adult, 1 day: £10
  • Adult, 3 days: £25
  • Concession / Student, 1 day: £8
  • Concession / Student, 3 days: £20
  • Children under 16, 1 day: £5
  • Children under 16, 3 days: £12
  • Group (any 4 people), 1 day: £25
  • Group (any 4 people), 3 days: £50

Tickets also allow unlimited travel on all Go North East buses the same day.

Offers at attractions with your Newcastle Toon Tour bus tickets

Take advantage of great deals from attractions and venues along the bus route including 20% discount on entry to Newcastle Castle when you show your Toon Tour ticket. Save 20% on a stadium tour when you show your Toon Tour ticket at Newcastle United FC. Please check Newcastle United's website for more information on their stadium tours.

Attractions and sites on the hop-on, hop-off Toon Tour bus route:

Useful Information

Opening Hours

The Toon Tour service runs every 30 minutes from 10:00 to 17:00

Between 31 May - 1 October: running daily

Between 2 October - 31 October: running weekends only


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