That's how we will pay in public transport

More choices, more flexibility

Something is about to change in public transport. In the bus, the train, the tram, the metro: Soon you will be able to check in and check out of public transport the way you prefer: with your contactless debit card, credit card, phone. And a wearable? Yes, that too. Your trusty OV-chipkaart also remains an option for now.

Would you like to think along with us? Register as an OVpay pioneer.

These are all the options you can choose from:

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With your contactless debit card or credit card

Checking in and out with your contactless debit card, credit credit card or wearable. It will soon all be possible. No OV-chipkaart, no subscription – it’s that simple. Perfect for a spontaneous day out! Would you like to learn more about trials that are currently happening? Click here.

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OV-chipkaart: nice and familiar

Travelling on public transport with the familiar OV-chipkaart will remain an option. However, the current OV-chipkaart will slowly be replaced with a new one. It will incorporate new technologies that support new services. What those services will look like? We don't know yet.

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Phone: everything within reach

Your debit card, ticket or train travel with GPS. Thanks to your phone you will have everything within reach. The OV-chipkaart will also join this lineup in the future. You decide what suits you best.

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Train travel with gps: it can be that easy

There's something new for the train traveler in the Netherlands: travel with gps on your phone. This will make train travel even easier. The first trial for train travel with gps started on February 14th 2022, with users of Arriva Flow and NS Flex. Would you like to know more about Train travel with gps? Click here.

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Tickets: here to stay

Buying an individual ticket will remain available for those who prefer it. We will do whatever needed to make travelling and payment in public transport as easy as possible.

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