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NewcastleGateshead Toon Tour

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This May, the popular Toon Tour open-top sightseeing bus will return to the streets of Newcastle and Gateshead. The service will run daily from Saturday 27 May until Sunday 3 September, then weekends only until Sunday 1 October (excluding Sunday 10 September).


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 to their heart's content as they explore Newcastle's attractions and take in the city's sights atop the latest sightseeing bus experience.

The service will run every 30 minutes, starting from Central Station in Newcastle and then serve stops on a circular route which takes in some of the finest sights around the city.

These include Discovery Museum, St James' Park, Great North Museum, Ouseburn, Quayside, Millennium Bridge, Tyne Bridge, Baltic, The Glasshouse International Centre for Music, Grey’s Monument, Grey Street, Newcastle Castle and Newcastle Cathedral.

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 The Glasshouse International Centre for Music, across the Swing Bridge and alongside the home of Newcastle United Football Club - St James' Park.

How much is a Newcastle Gateshead Toon Tour bus ticket?

  • Adult, 1 day: £12.50
  • Concession / Student, 1 day: £10
  • Children under 16, 1 day: £6
  • Group (any 4 people), 1 day: £30
  • Adult, 3 day: £25
  • Concession/ Student, 3 day: £20
  • Children under 16, 3 day: £12.50
  • Group (any 4 people), 3 day: £50

The tickets also allow unlimited travel on all Go North East buses the same day, and they will be available to buy on the Go North East app, or you can buy directly from the driver on the bus.

There is free WiFi onboard all ToonTours, meaning you can share the beautiful sights of the city straight away!

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. Ssave 20% on food at the Empire Restaurant at Royal Station Hotel -including traditional afternoon tea (offer valid until 1 October 2023).

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

View the timetable here

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Opening Hours

The Toon Tour service runs every 30 minutes from 10:05 to 16:05

The tour runs daily from Saturday 27 May until Sunday 3 September, then weekends only until Sunday 1 October (excluding Sunday 10 September).


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