• Goodbye to yellow add-value machines

    10 december 2019
    Travel news
    As of 1 January 2020, most yellow GVB add-value machines will be removed from Amsterdam. These machines are outdated and do not satisfy the new PIN machine requirements. Twenty-five machines will be renovated and the busy points will still be available. In Amsterdam...
  • Metro service starting later due to test trips

    7 november 2019
    Travel news
    On Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 November, metros 50, 51, 53, and 54 will go into service later than usual. On both mornings, these routes will start services at 09:30 when the metro stations will also open. We expect service to return to normal at about 10:00. Metro 52...
  • Closed metro stations and substitute transport

    6 november 2019
    Travel news
    On Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 November, metros 50, 51, 53, and 54 will start services later due to test trips. This page lists and overview of the closed metro stations with associated or alternative train stations, trams and/or bus stops...
  • Amstelveen route renovation

    26 augustus 2019
    Travel news
    The work to install a new, rapid, and safe tram connection for Amstelveen is fully under way. During the construction work, you can use bus 55, trams 5 and 6, and Connexxxion buses to travel in Amstelveen. Developements are listed...
  • Free OV-chipkaart for children. Request it now!

    18 juli 2019
    Travel news
    Unfortunately, this campaign has ended. Of course, you can always request a personal OV-chipkaart via
  • Do you purchase your season ticket online?

    3 juni 2019
    Travel news
    Nowadays we shop online. More and more people are buying products and services online. And more travelers are buying their travel product online. For example, it is no longer necessary to stand in line at a GVB Service & Tickets branch to purchase a ticket...
  • Closed metro stations and changes stops

    3 maart 2019
    Travel news
    A overview is provided below of the (closed) metro stations, the location of the replacement stops along the route, the stops for bus 55, bus 551, and tram 5, and the streets where the stops are located. Click on the station name (if it is a link) for the map...
  • Kronenburg stop out of service

    7 januari 2019
    Travel news
    As of Monday 7 January, the Kronenburg stop for tram 5 and metro 51 is no longer in service.
  • Public transport in Landelijk Noord by Mokumflex

    8 december 2018
    Travel news
    As of January 2018, the Municipality of Amsterdam has experimented with demand-based public transport in the Landelijk Noord neighborhood. GVB buses 30 and 31 are then no longer in service.
  • Read more news at (in Dutch)

    22 mei 2018
    News item
    You can read the latest GVB news at