What is OV chip card in Netherlands?

What is OV chip card in Netherlands?

The OV-chipkaart (OV-chip card) is the public transport contactless ticket system in the Netherlands which has replaced most of the old paper-style tickets. The OV-chip card is in use on all forms of public transport including trains, trams, buses and metros.

How do I recharge my OV card?

How to top up your balance

  1. Go to www.ov-chipkaart.nl/
  2. Fill in your details and choose the desired amount.
  3. Order your balance.
  4. Check in at a gate or post on your next journey with NS. Your balance is loaded onto your OV-chipkaart immediately.

How do I get a OV chip card in the Netherlands?

You can buy single-use chipcards or an anonymous OV-chipkaart at public transport service desks, from ticket vending machines in stations, at tobacco shops (such as Primera), and in several supermarkets. OV-chipkaart points of sale carry the pink OV-chipkaart logo.

What does OV mean in Dutch?

The OV-chipkaart (short for openbaar vervoer chipkaart, meaning public transport chipcard) is a contactless smart card system used for all public transport in the Netherlands.

Can you use OV card on bus?

If you carry an OV-chipkaart with you, you will no longer need to think about strip tickets or metro and train tickets. You can travel on trains, trams, buses and metros with a single ticket.

Can you use contactless on Amsterdam trams?

Passengers using public transportation in the Dutch capital city of Amsterdam will soon be able to pay their fares using a contactless debit or credit card, an NFC mobile phone or via a QR code.

What DHR means?

Department of Human Resources. DHR. Développement des Hommes et de Leurs Ressources (French: Development of Women and Their Resources) DHR. Department of Historic Resources (Virginia)

What is DHR in Netherlands?

DHR stands for De Heer (Dutch: Mister)

How much is bus in Netherlands?

GVB (tram, metro, bus) tickets

Ticket valid for Price
1 hour € 3,20
1 day – 24 hours € 8,50
2 days – 48 hours € 13,50
3 days – 72 hours € 20,00

Can I use my OV-chipkaart on the train to Belgium?

For travel within the Netherlands, you can also use your OV-chipkaart or a single-use smart card chip on the following NS International trains: Intercity Brussels: Intercity direct supplement needed on the route Schiphol Airport – Rotterdam Central.

Can I travel with OV-chipkaart to Belgium?

The OV-chipkaart is not accepted for international travel; an international ticket must be purchased instead. For connecting local trips the card should still be used and must in this case be checked out when ending this trip. A few German stations have Dutch card readers that accept the OV-chipkaart.

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