Traveling by public transportation 

Traveling by public transportation, such as the bus, requires a few steps: 
1. Preparation: Plan your trip in advance with a travel planner such as or 

2. Choose your ticket: 
OV-chip card: Buy it at various stores. Check-in at the beginning of your trip and out at the end. Make sure you have enough balance or a valid travel product. 
Debit card: Check in and out with your contactless debit card, credit card or mobile. Useful for sporadic travelers (OVpay). 

3. Tickets: 
Paper ticket: Still available and for sale at the bus driver or points of sale. 
Pin payments give you a receipt that serves as a ticket. 
E-tickets: Buy online and display on your smartphone. 
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