Traveling with the OV-chipkaart
Travel with an OV-chipkaart by train, bus, tram and metro. Buy a personal or anonymous OV-chipkaart and travel on balance. Or discover the advantage of an NS Flex season ticket on your OV-chipkaart.
Useful to know....
Combined Travel Discount
Take along a maximum of 3 other people and enjoy a 40% discount during off-peak hours.
Topping up the balance on your OV-chipkaart
You can easily top up the balance on your OV-chipkaart online. You'll be back on track right away.
Downloading products to your OV-chipkaart
It's easy to change classes or activate combined travel discounts.
If you have an NS season ticket, then NS will automatically send you a new card.
Checking in and out
Poles, gates and beeps: how to check in and out
All of the chipkaart characteristics.
Passing through the gates without travelling
More and more stations are installing access gates in order to improve security.