Fares & public transport
Do you only travel by public transport once in a while?
The OV-chipkaart is the means of payment for bus, tram, metro transport. You can upload your card with a balance in euros, which you can use everywhere. Or you can upload a travel product.
How to buy a single ticket?
You can buy a single ticket in the bus or tram. For the metro you can buy single tickets in the self-service ticket machine.
To check the possible single ticket for bus, tram or metro we have a special tool:
- request travel advice on 9292.nl
- click on 'Show detailed price overview' located under the travel advice
- click on 'All possible fares? Click here'
- select the fourth tab which concerns single tickets
In ferry services or community buses fixed rates are being used.
Do you want to discover the Netherlands? That can be done easily, by using the train, bus, metro or tram. Most bus stations can be found right next to the train station or near the city centre.