Public transport information

An introduction to public or passenger transport in Northumberland

The county of Northumberland offers an extensive network of buses and trains both for local travel and for travelling further afield. The county council’s website includes information on travel by bus and train, as well as details of how to obtain information directly from bus and train operators and other information providers.

Most local buses in Northumberland are provided by the bus operators without control or subsidy from the county council. A minority of services are subsidised and run on contract to the county council or to one of the neighbouring authorities.

You can find information on public transport from the following pages on this website:

Bus travel for information on local bus services

Train travel for information on local and regional train services

Concessionary bus fares for detail of concessionary fares for Northumberland residents, including the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme

Go Smarter Northumberland for more information on your sustainable travel options, including local public transport

Experience Northumberland By Bus for a route plan and timetables for some of our more popular routes

Changes to bus services for details of the latest changes to bus services in Northumberland

Bus stops and shelters for enquiries regarding bus stops and related infrastructure

Community transport for an introduction to community transport in Northumberland

You may find the following external websites useful:

This page was last updated on 13th July 2013.