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Tyne & Wear Metro
Tickets | Prices

Metro Route map

The metro operates from 05:00 - 00:00
Trains run approximately every 10 minutes during the daytime
(every 15 mins Evenings & Sundays)

The Metro system is split into zones. Ticket prices vary depending on how many zones you through.

Single tickets:
Valid for 1 journey in the number of zones you select.

Saver tickets: Valid for unlimited travel in the number of zones you select.
The saver ticket is cheaper if you buy it after 09:00hrs.
Just press the day saver button on the ticket machine and it automatically gives you the best price for that time of day.

PRICES: (Correct as at 16 February 2012)

Day Saver
Monday - Sunday
Monday - Friday
& Bank Holidays
All Day
Before 09:00
After 09:00
All day
1 Zone
2 Zones
All Zones

Transfare tickets. If you want to continue your journey by bus you should purchase a Transfare. There are 3 zones which roughly correspond to the Zone map above. Select T1, T2 or T3 on the ticket machine. You must transfer within 90 minutes of starting your journey.

Family tickets and child fares are also available - see Metro website for mroe details:



For timetable and route connection advice contact: Traveline: 0870 608 2 608

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Or plan your journey online (including metro services) at the government's Transport Direct website (Tip: use the door to door planner)




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