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"Sightseeing bus" Top 5 Page for this destination Bus tours Tip by toonsarah

Bus tours, Newcastle upon Tyne: 2 reviews and 2 photos

  Sightseeing bus on the Quayside
by toonsarah

Like most cities these days, Newcastle has a “Hop on, hop off” sightseeing bus tour available, and although I’ve never done this I imagine it would be a good way to see the city for anyone in a hurry. The tour starts at the Central Station and to do the complete loop takes one hour (if you don’t hop off at all, that is!) There’s a pre-recorded English-only commentary.

Stops include St James’ Park Football Stadium, Haymarket, the Quayside (including Baltic and the Sage music centre) and the Tyne Bridge.

The cost is £ 7.00 for adults, £ 3.50 for children (5-15) and £ 6.00 for OAPs and students – or you can get a family ticket (2 adults plus up to 3 children) for £17.50. These prices also include the 30 minute Ouseburn tour.

Phone: 01708 8866000

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  • Updated Mar 2, 2009
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Comments (1)

  • davidjo's Profile Photo
    Aug 18, 2014 at 2:15 AM

    this is good to know!

    • toonsarah's Profile Photo
      Aug 18, 2014 at 8:15 AM

      Yes, though I must check and update the prices - I bet they have gone up since I wrote this tip!

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