Arriva Bus

  • Arriva Bus
Arriva is an international public transportation company with its home base in Sunderland, in the United Kingdom. Arriva has bus, tram, waterbus, and train services in several countries across Europe. Arriva operates several train services in UK along with coaches.

The company employed more than 55,000 people and handled over 1.5 billion passenger trips in 2013.

Arriva is one of the main transport operators in all of Europe. The roots of the company stretch all the way back to 1938, to a used motorcycle shop. Arriva has a long history of operation in England.

In the United Kingdom, their buses are organized by region, and each of the regions has an interesting story behind. Arriva expanded out of London and into the rest of the UK when Arriva purchased British Bus.

Several bus companies were nationalized in 1985, but a law that was passed in 1985 broke apart the National Bus Company and privatized it. Some companies were sold off, and business purchased other ones. It didn’t take long for groupings to form, and some of the new bus companies began to get new operators, and some began to change ownership. One of these new groups was British Bus.

Ticket Prices:

Single tickets

Single tickets are defined as a one-way trip.

The price of the ticket will be based on where you are getting on the bus and where you are getting off the bus. You can just purchase the ticket from the driver when you get on the bus. It will be better for the driver if you can offer the right amount for your ticket fare. Children under the age of five years will travel for free. There are often discounts for children over the age of 5, but you have to check with the station in your area.

Return tickets

Return tickets are defined as tickets that give you one to get where you want to go and one to come back again.

Make sure you keep the ticket protected so that you can show it to the driver on your return trip. There are return fares available on several services across the county, and the price of a return ticket is often cheaper than purchasing two single tickets. You should ask the station manager about less expensive fares if you travel at times that are less busy. The cost will depend on where you’re getting on and where you’re trying to get. You can purchase return tickets on the bus from the bus driver.

There are also Day Saver, Family Saver, Weekly Saver, 4-Weekly Saver, Annual Saver, Student Saver, and Concessionary Travel tickets available. Check the official website at on the special kinds of tickets for sale.

You can buy coach tickets online, at your local shop, on the phone, or on the bus. You have several options for buying tickets, and you can learn more by visiting their official website and checking out the homepage where it says “Different ways to buy a ticket”.

Timetables & Maps

The Arriva website has Google Maps integrated right into the website, and you can see route information by entering a service number or town/city into the search box after you click on the “Timetables & Maps” tab on the toolbar.
You can select a pull-down menu to see route information by region. You can see a Google Maps display for the North East, Yorkshire, North West, Wales, Midlands, and South East.

Arriva Bus offers service in several UK cities, like Eston, Killingworth, Loftus, Spennymoor, Yarm, Carlisle, and dozens more. Check the website and click on the city of your choice to get more route information about it.

Arriva Bus

Company Address:
Registered Office: Arriva plc,
Admiral Way,
Doxford International Business Park,

Customer Care (UK): 0844 800 44 11

Monday to Friday 08:00 - 18:00

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