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Public transport in the Netherlands

Holland is a small and densely populated country with an excellent public transport system. Wherever in Holland you want to go, you can get there easily and in comfort by train, bus, tram or ferry. Read up on the most important things to bear in mind, public transport traveling tips, and what types of tickets to use.

Travelling by train in Holland

Learn more about travelling by train, tickets and practical tips.

Taking the bus, tram, or metro

Read more about travelling by bus, tram, and metro in Holland.

Travelling by ferry

Read more about ferry services in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and the Wadden Islands.

The best itineraries by public transport

Traveling through Holland by public transport. Read the best routes and tips for your journey.

Discover Holland with these useful tickets

Amsterdam Travel Ticket

You'll have unlimited travel by tram, bus, metro or ferry in Amsterdam using the Amsterdam Travel Ticket. Includes train travel from Schiphol Airport to any station in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

Discover Amsterdam and its surroundings with the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket. You'll have unlimited travel by bus, tram, train and metro to beautiful spots like the Keukenhof, Haarlem, and the beach at Bloemendaal or Zandvoort.

Discover Holland with these useful tickets

Discover the best that Holland has to offer by public transport. The Holland Travel Ticket gives unlimited access to train, tram, bus and metro. Visit cities, theme parks and much more with this useful ticket. Read more

The OV-chipcard

Find out how to use the OV chip card in public transport services.