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OVpay is the new way of checking in and out in public transport.

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We're going to make it as easy as possible

OVpay makes travelling and paying more flexible. Discover everything that’s changing. Watch the video to experience how Julia gets around on public transport and how new developments will make her travels even easier.

Soon you will be able to check in and out however you want

With your contactless debit card or credit card, the debit card on your mobile phone, or the OV-chipkaart or ticket you are already familiar with. In the future, you're going to be able to check in and out on any form of public transport in the Netherlands. We will be introducing OVpay in stages.

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OVpay: have your say?

The new way of checking in and checking out on public transport is coming. You can safely assume that this is a huge project. We are going to install new software and hardware in about 60,000 card readers across the country! Installing the new system in the 60,000 card readers across the country is only one aspect of it! Not everything will go right the first time. Would you like to think along? Register to become an OVpay pioneer.

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Early experiences

Responses to a trial with OVpay in The Hague and Leiden (2019):

It’s easy, you don’t have to worry about topping up your OV-chipkaart anymore.

Petra de Vos

Paying after you travel is really the perfect system; you only pay for the trips you’ve made.

Mert Besli

It’s too bad none of the discount options are available with the system yet.

Saartje de Vries

That’s one less plastic card in my wallet!

Stefano Arend

Do you have an opinion?


We're collaborating with these public transport companies to make the new ways of checking in and out possible:

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