Best way to travel in netherlands

The Netherlands has a really great travel system you can go with the train, metro, tram. If you need to travel small distances then it’s best to travel by bike or tram.

Far distances

if you need to travel far distances then it’s better to travel by train you can get a OV-card and on one of the NS machines.

Medium distances

The metro is a great transport service you can go from one city to the other one. Make sure you have an ov-chipcard on order to travel with the metro.
The metro can be very busy when everyone has to go from work to home or from home to work/school make sure you travel before/after 8:00 – 9:00. Also try to prevent hours between 17:00 and 18:00. It’s also not permitted to eat in the metro but besides that it’s a very comfortable transport service.

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor metro rotterdam

Small distances

If you want to travel inside the city you can go with the tram or metro these are the best options to travel small distances. Like with every transport service in the netherlands you need to have a ov-chipcard. You can get this at the ns-machines, ret-machines and tourist information desks.

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor tram rotterdam


These options are the best way to travel inside the netherlands If you are currently visiting the netherlands and you don’t know where to go or what to do you can always ask your travel agency for more information.