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OV chipkaart:

In the Netherlands the OV chipkaart is used for travel by all public transport (bus, tram, metro, train). With this card it will not be necessary anymore to buy separate bus-, tram-, metro- or train tickets.

There are 2 kinds of OV chipkaart available. For more detailed information please check OV chipkaart.

Links: Breng (for bus schedules within Nijmegen)
9292ov (for a schedule of your trip in the Netherlands by bus and/or train)

Nederlandse Spoorwegen (Dutch railways)


Although there is a taxi stand at the railway station, taxis are usually ordered by telephone. It is not customary in the Netherlands to flag down a taxi on the street.

Link: Taxi companies in Nijmegen

The following taxi company is specialized in transport to and from Schiphol Airport:

Schiphol Traveltaxi


The national vehicle is the bicycle. They are available for rent at practically every train station and from Swapfiets.

Security deposits as well as some identification papers are requested by the rental office.

Second-hand bicycles are available for sale at:
-  Rijwielshop (central train station), Stationsplein 7, tel. 024-3229618
-  Wheels Tweewielers, St. Annastraat 42, tel. 024-3230158
-  At several other addresses (please google for 2e hands fietsen Nijmegen)

Car rental:

Please click here for addresses in Nijmegen.

You will need the following documents to rent a car:
-  your passport
-  a valid driving license
-  a deposit sum will be requested

Last checked 2017-08-18 by Angela Heuts
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