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Public transport in The Hague


The Hague has excellent public transport. A large number of bus and tram lines take you to the city centre, Scheveningen and Kijkduin.

Public transport to The Hague city centre

The Hague has excellent public transport. A large number of bus and tram lines take you to The Hague city centre. Get off at the Spui stop (in the tram tunnel), Centrum, Kalvermarkt-Stadhuis or Amsterdamse Veerkade.

Bereikbaarheid Den Haag (Foto: HTM)
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Public transport to Scheveningen

Scheveningen is very easy to reach by public transport. From Hollands Spoor and Den Haag Centraal stations, you can use HTM's tram 1,9,11 and bus 22, which will take you to the beach within 15 minutes. Buses 21 and 23, which both go around The Hague city centre, also go to Scheveningen. The trams and buses towards Scheveningen run all day from 7:00 to 24:00, about every 10 minutes.

Scheveningen Pier
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Flixbus offers daily rides from The Hague to and from many European cities such as Zagreb, Paris and Copenhagen, as well as within the Netherlands such as to Amsterdam and Nijmegen.

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OV-Chipkaart and HTM day cards: where to buy them?

To travel on public transport, you need a valid transport ticket. You can read more about which tickets are available and where to buy them below. 

  • OV-Chipkaart is a card you put your balance on to travel. The big advantage of the OV-Chipkaart is that it is valid throughout the Netherlands and on means of transport such as tram, metro, bus and train. You can buy or top up the card at the HTM service points at Den Haag Centraal and Hollands Spoor or at The Hague Info Store (VVV) You can also top up your OV-Chipkaart in the trams or at various shops such as Albert Heijn, Hema or Primera shops. 
  • HTM daykaart, HTM 3-dagenkaart and the HTM Kinderdagkaart are tickets to travel with the HTM tram and bus lines. These can be purchased at the HTM Service points Den Haag CS and HS or at The Hague Info Store (VVV). Besides these locations, you can also buy the day pass, 3-day pass, children's day pass and 2-hour pass in the trams and also recharge your OV-Chipkaart. 
  • The HTM 2-hour ticket can be bought in the tram or bus and via the handy HTM Ticket app.
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