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How does the OV-chipkaart work?

What types of OV-chipkaart are there?

Can I travel by public transport if I don't have an OV-chipkaart?

I am a student. What is the student OV-chipkaart?

If you are studying at a Dutch university or university for applied science, you are entitled to a student OV-chipkaart (chip card used to pay for public transport). This card offers you free or reduced travels by public transport. Only if you graduate within 10 years will the travel product will be converted into a gift.

For more information, please visit the education executive agency in the Netherlands (dienst uitvoering onderwijs – DUO): duo.nl/particulier/international-student/student-travel-product/collecting-your-student-travel-product.jsp.

How can I find out which tram, bus or train I need and the departure times?

How can I go to the railway station or from the railway station to my destination?

What kinds of tickets are available for the train?

It seems that everybody is biking in the Netherlands. Where can I buy a bike for myself?

What kinds of bikes are available?

I have hardly any knowledge of biking. How can I learn to bike?

Are there any special traffic rules for cyclists?

What is the minimum age to ride a moped in the Netherlands?

Are there any special traffic rules for mopeds?