Ideal if you don't travel by public transport that often and don't have an OV-chipkaart.

  • Easy check-in with your debit or credit card.
  • Travel cheaply on balance.
  • You don't need an OV-chipkaart
Kilometer price at Syntus Utrecht
€ 0,187
With OVpay we are introducing the new check-in and check-out in public transport for travelers who travel second class and without a discount or subscription. How does OVpay work? Very easy: you hold your contactless debit card, credit card or mobile against the OVpay card reader on the bus and - bleep! - you are checked in. After your trip you check out in the same way, with the same pass. It's that simple. It is similar to contactless payment in the supermarket. The difference: you also check out at your destination.

Make sure you have contactless payment enabled and that you remove your card from your wallet when checking in and out. This way you can check in with the pass you want.
In the Netherlands you can pay in the following areas via OVpay. At Syntus Utrecht you can pay with OVpay since March 21, 2023.

For travellers without an OV-chipkaart who would still like to travel by bus cheaply. You check in and out with your debit or credit card, also on your phone.
You don't have to buy anything and you don't have to sign up. You can simply check in and out with your debit or credit card, also via mobile. You pay the national boarding rate of € 1.08 and the price per kilometer.
For all questions at Syntus Utrecht about OVpay, go to the special Utrecht: OVpay website.
Look for the national OVpay developments here.