Netherlands

41.543 sq km.
Population ca 17 million
Large cities: Amsterdam, Rotterdam, the Hague, …….

-Click here for the latest news from the Netherlands. Last update 2017-05-23-----------------------------------

2017-05-23: de Provincie Noord-Holland maakt bekend dat vanaf 22 juli 2018 voor een periode van tien jaar de concessie Noord-Holland Noord aan de zittende vervoerder, Connexxion, is gegund. Er komen meer bussen in de spits maar minder buiten de spits. Deeltaxi’s (Overal Flex) zullen op zwakke lijnen het vervoer over nemen. Er komen 83 zero-emissie midibussen, 52 Euro-6 diesels, 2 biogasbussen op Texel en elektrische bussen voor lijn 1 in Alkmaar.

2017-05-23: Noord Holland Province announced today that current operator Connexxion has won the tender for the concession Noord-Holland Noord and will continue operating from 22 July 2018 for a period of ten years. More buses during rush hour, less otherwise, with a shared-taxi system (Overal Flex) as a replacement. At the start of the concession there will be 83 zero-emission diesel buses, 52 Euro 6 diesels, 2 biogas buses for the island of Texel and electric buses for inner-city route 1 in Alkmaar.

2017-05-17: an Arriva Brabant Tilburg city bus, Mercedes-Benz Citaro number 746 (series 751-784), was destroyed by an engine fire / een Tilburgese stadsbus, nummer 764 (serie 751-784) is verwoest door een motorbrand

2017-05-17: HTM and RET will continue as opeartors in The Hague and Rotterdam in 2019. there will be no public tender. Clean buses will be required. Rotterdam looks at hybrids, The Hague at electric buses that can be charged through tram overhead wires (as tested in Vienna).
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General information

The site is taking shape with pictures and pages on current and former bus operators. We also show a few “old pages” in Dutch on the standard regional bus (1967-1988), on bus builder Den Oudsten and a page on Utrecht’s buses “De Stichtse Stadsbus”.

Our pages for travellers, hobbyists and the bus industry:

Looking for public transport operators in The Netherlands, with descriptions and links to their webpages? Go to our current operators page! We also provide fleet overviews.

Looking for coaches and coach operators? Go to our current coach operators page!

Interested in the bus history, visit our former operators and special pages.

Current Public Transp. Concessions
Current Public Transp. Concessions
Semi-psv operations
Semi-psv operations
Former Public Transp. Concessions
Former Public Transp. Concessions
Current Coach Operators
Current Coach Operators
tourist trains
tourist trains
Former Coach Operators
Former Coach Operators
Presentation Syntus Utrecht
Presentation Syntus Utrecht
Rampini ebus in The Hague
Rampini ebus in The Hague
Museum / historic buses
Museum / historic buses
De Nederlandse standaard streekbus
De Nederlandse standaard streekbus
Den Oudsten
Den Oudsten
Busvision 2016
Busvision 2016
De Stichtse Stadsbus
De Stichtse Stadsbus