Public transport in Rotterdam is well organised: the trams, buses and metro are scheduled to link perfectly.

RET & OV Chip Card

The RET is the Rotterdam transport company and to travel with RET metros, trams and busses you need a OV chip card. The RET offers disposable chip cards for single use that is ideal for tourists. The disposable OV chip card is available at sales points, top-up machines and information kiosks at the metro stations, the RET-Service Shop, post offices, Primera shops, Tabac & Gifts shops, ROTTERDAM.INFO (tourist information office), VVV Rotterdam Info Café and via

Prices of the disposable OV chip card
• RET unlimited travel € 6 for 1 day, € 9 for 2 days, € 12 for 3 days
• RET 2 metro trips € 4.90
• RET 2 hours of travel € 3.50
• RET bus & tram 1 hour travel pass € 2.50

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Rotterdam Welcome Card

With the Rotterdam Welcome Card you get a OV chip card for unlimited use of public transportation (for 1, 2 or 3 days) and you save over € 250 on the best attractions, museums, restaurants theatres and clubs in Rotterdam.