Purchase ticket

Want to purchase an hour ticket, day ticket, balance or season ticket? This is possible at a lot of different places in the city. There is always a sales point in the neighbourhood. You can read below which travel products can be purchased at the different sales points. 
Be well prepared when traveling by having a valid travel pass with you. It's real easy to purchase one.

GVB Service points

What can you purchase?
All travel products, except annual season tickets. So, you can purchase an hour or day ticket, balance, and so on, including an anonymous OV-chipkaart.

Where can you find these?
Shops: Primera, AKO, Vivant, Techador, Cigo, Bruna. 
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GVB Tickets & Info counters

What can you purchase?
All travel products, including annual season tickets. You can purchase an hour and day tickets, balance, and so on, including an anonymous OV-chipkaart.

Where can you find these?
Central Station (Stationsplein), Station Bijlmer ArenA, Station Zuid and Station Lelylaan.

How do I pay?
With cash, PIN payment card (including contactless) and credit card.  
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GVB Ticket Vending Machines

What can you purchase?
You can purchase hour, day and night bus tickets, anonymous OV-chipkaarts, travel products to load on your OV-chipkaart, such as an e-purse balance, Altijd Korting (frequent traveler discount product), GVB Only or GVB Zone month season ticket (only loadable on a personal OV-chipkaart). You can also view and print your card information.

Where can you find these?
At all metro stations and metro stops.
How do I pay?
With cash*, PIN payment card and credit card.
*There is at least one vending machine at each metro station where you can pay with cash. There are a total of 62 of these machines. Exception: the Amstelveen metro stops, where you can only pay with a PIN payment card or credit card. 
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GVB add value machine

What can you purchase?
You can purchase travel products for your OV-chipkaart, such as day and night bus products, e-purse balance, Altijd Korting (frequent traveler discount product), GVB Only, GVB Zone or Randstad Noord Zone month season ticket (only loadable on a personal OV-chipkaart). You can also pick up your online orders, your student travel product (only loadable on a personal OV-chipkaart). You can also cancel a product or change card personal details, and view and print card information.

Where can you find these?
Shops: Dirk, Jumbo, Coop, Plus, Lido, Bruna, Ako, tobacco shops. Hospitals. City offices known as "stadsloketten".
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Add value machines

These are not GVB machines and only have a limited range of products.

What can you purchase?
Load a balance on your e-purse, a travel product ordered online, student travel product (on a personal OV-chipkaart). You can also cancel products using these machines.

Where can you find these?
At many supermarkets such as Albert Heijn, Hema, tobacco shops and convenience stores.

How do I pay?
With a PIN payment card and credit card
You can find the locations of these machines using the service point finder on ov-chipkaart.nl.

GVB vending machines at tram 2 stops

What can you purchase?
You can purchase hour, day and night bus tickets, anonymous OV-chipkaarts, travel products to load on your OV-chipkaart, such as an e-purse balance, Altijd Korting (frequent traveler discount product), GVB Only or GVB Zone month season ticket (only loadable on a personal OV-chipkaart). You can also view and print your card information.

Where can you find these?
Tram 2 stops: Central Station - Nieuwezijds Kolk - Dam - Koningsplein - Leidseplein - Rijksmuseum - Van Baerlestraat - Hoofddorpplein - Delflandstraat. 

How do I pay?
With cash, PIN payment card and credit card.
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Webshop

You can purchase many of our travel products in our webshop using your personal or anonymous OV-chipkaart. You then only have to pick up the product at a service point or add value machine. 

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