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City Sightseeing Ltd


City Sightseeing North East offers visitors to the region, or exploring-locals, a bus tour of Newcastle Gatesthead in an iconic open top double decker bus. Passengers can enjoy an eagle-eyed view of the beautiful North East city with a flexible itinerary made possible through the hop on – hop off service. The tour covers almost every main attraction in the area; this includes the likes of the Centre for Life, Discovery museum, Millennium Bridge, the Baltic, the Sage and the Tyne Bridge to name only a handful.

You won’t have to wait long to begin your city tour as busses run every 30/60 minutes, there is also no need to pre-order your tickets as you can simply pay the driver on the day. The frequent flow of busses, alongside the all-day pass, gives passengers the freedom to hop off to explore different regions of the vibrant North East city.

The City Sightseeing service is available from 29 March to October 2015, there will be no service on 13th September on account of the Great North Run. Visitors to the city who wish to stay put on the double decker bus can enjoy a full city commentary in pre-recorded English.

Bus Stops

To begin your City Sightseeing tour of Newcastle Gateshead simply visit one of the following bus stops and purchase your ticket directly from the bus driver. A full price list can be found at the bottom of this page.

1. Central Station, Bewick Street
2. Clayton Street
3. Newgate Street
4. Haymarket Barras Bridge
5. Great North Museum
6. St. James’ Park
7. Gallowgate
8. Blackett Street
9. Blue Carpet Square
10. Quayside, opposite Lay Courts
11. Quayside, Guildhall
12. Baltic Square
13. St. Mary’s Square
14. Tyne Bridge
15. Market Street
16. Mosley Street
17. St. Nicholas Street
18. East Quayside (weekends only)

Opening Times

25 Mar - 30 Jun (25 Mar 2019 - 30 June 2019)
1 Jul - 16 Sep (1 July 2019 - 16 Sept 2019)

* Closed 9 Sep

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change



Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£8.00 per ticket type
Child£4.00 per ticket type
Concession£6.00 per ticket type
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children)£19.50 per ticket type

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

Local Stagecoach services to Central Station. Other services to Central Station or Haymarket/Eldon Square.Metro to Monument or Central Station.

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