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How to buy a ticket

Find out how you purchase a ticket to travel with bus, tram, boat and train in Trøndelag.

Ticketing restrictions

Bus and tram

Boarding through the front door is permitted only if you use t:card value/auto travel value, need to start a periodic ticket or pay with credit card on region bus. On metrobuses all doors are open. If you travel from a metro station, validate your t:card before boarding. See which lines have closed the front door.

Passenger boat and ferry

To reduce the risk of infection, restrictions have been introduced for ticketing, and there is no cash ticketing on board. You can buy your ticket with the app AtB Mobillett, t:card, bank card or buy ferry card. On route 870 Brekstad - Valset and route 880 Flakk - Rørvik, use AutoPASS.

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  • With SMS you can buy a ticket for travel by bus and tram in Trøndelag.

    Buy ticket by sending the correct code , for example [VOKSEN] or [VOKSEN2S], to 2027. Buy more tickets by adding a space and number after the code, for example [BARN 3] or [BARN2S 3]. 

    Note that the SMS-ticket only is valid on the phone used to purchase the ticket, and that a forwarded SMS-ticket is invalid.

    Code

    Travel in zon A (valid 90 minutes)

    • VOKSEN
    • BARN
    • HONNØR
    • SYKKEL
    • MILITÆR
    • 24t

    Travel in 1 zone (valid 90 minutes)

    • VOKSEN1S
    • BARN1S
    • HONNØR1S
    • MILITÆR1S
    • SYKKEL1S

    Travel in 2 zones (valid 120 minutes)

    • VOKSEN2S
    • BARN2S
    • HONNØR2S
    • MILITÆR2S
    • SYKKEL2S

    Travel in 3 zones (valid 4,5 hours)

    • VOKSEN3S
    • BARN3S
    • HONNØR3S
    • MILITÆR3S
    • SYKKEL

    24-hour ticket is only available for adult in zone A via SMS.

    Codes translated

    • Voksen - Adult
    • Barn - Child
    • Honnør - Senior
    • Sykkel - Bike
    • Militær - Army

    Payment is automatic with AtB Mobillett konto or phone bill. The ticket is automatically paid with AtB Mobillett konto if your balance is sufficient. If you don't have one, or if the balance is insufficient, payment is automatically done with phone bill.

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  • Are you travelling in Trondheim for a short while? Tickets bought at retailers are a good option for visitors and tourists.

    At our retailers  you can buy single ticket and 24-hour ticket for bus and tram in zone A. The ticket is valid from the moment of purchase.

    Choose between

    • Single ticket adult, child or senior (valid for 90 minutes).
    • 24-hour ticket adult, child or senior (valid for 24 hours).

    How to use your ticket

    • Buy your ticket from a retailer.
    • With a valid ticket from the retailer, you can board the bus without showing your ticket. Tickets from retailers are printed as a receipt from the cash register, and will therefore be somewhat different depending on where you have bought it.
    • Take care of the ticket until the journey is complete in case of ticket inspection.

    Disposable travel card

    You can buy disposable travel cards from AtB service center. The card works as the travel card t:card, and is pre-loaded with 24-hour ticket adult, child or senior (valid for 24 hours from first use).

    Find a retailer

    At selected Narvesen, 7-Eleven and Coop you can buy a ticket for bus and tram. See an overview of our outlets near metrostations or in the map below.

    The map also shows ticket machines.

    Blue = retailers
    Yellow = stop/station with ticket machine

    Zone A includes

    • All of Trondheim and Klæbu.
    • Malvik until last stops Hommelvik bomstasjon (E6), Muruvik (FV24) and Sneisen (FV963).
    • Melhus until last stops Ler (E6) and Hove Camping (FV708).
    • Skaun until last stops Storsand (FV800), Børskrysset (E39, includes bus further to Eggkleiva/Fokset/Venn skole) and Hove Camping (FV708).

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  • On ticket machines, you can buy a ticket for zone A and night bus. Pay with credit card or cash (ticket machines do not give change back).

    On the ticket machines you can buy:

    • Single ticket for passenger categories adult, child, senior, military, dog and bicycle.
    • 24 hour ticket.
    • Night bus ticket.

    The ticket is valid for 90 minutes from the moment of purchase. 

    See map of ticket machines in Trondheim

    The ticket machines will come continuously.

    The map also shows ticket machines.

    Yellow = stop/station with ticket machine
    Blue = retailers

    Zone A includes

    • All of Trondheim and Klæbu.
    • Malvik until last stops Hommelvik bomstasjon (E6), Muruvik (FV24) and Sneisen (FV963).
    • Melhus until last stops Ler (E6) and Hove Camping(708).
    • Skaun until last stops Storsand (FV800), Børskrysset (E39, includes bus further to Eggkleiva/Fokset/Venn skole) and Hove Camping (FV708).

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  • Bus and tram

    To use the t:card, validate the card on the card reader at metro stations in the Trondheim area, as t:cards cannot be validated on board due to infection concerns.

    Passenger boat and ferry

    Use t:card on passenger boat and ferry, as before.

    Order t:card

    Order t:card for free in the mail. You can also buy one for NOK 50 at AtB service center.

    Top up t:card

    Top up and pay in webshop for t:card or at AtB service center.

    Fyll på og betal i nettbutikk for t:kort, på AtB kundesenter eller hos sjåfør eller mannskap i områder som ikke dekkes av nettbutikk. 

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    Make sure you have a valid ticket.

    How to make sure the ticket is valid

    Periodic ticket

    • If you purchased your periodic ticket in the web shop, the new period will start on the date you chose when you bought the ticket. For the ticket to be added to the t:card, you must validate the t:card on a card reader after purchasing a new ticket. Then you will see how many days you have left. If you have a periodic ticket in your t:card before you will see the number of days on the active period, and your new period starts on the date you chose in the online store.
    • If you purchased your periodic ticket at the AtB service center, the new period will start the first time you validate the t:card on a card reader. Then you will see how many days you have left. If you have a periodic ticket in your t:card before you will see the number of days on the active period and you must validate the t:card again after the old periodic ticket has been used up to start your new period and have a valid ticket.
    • If you are traveling by train in zone A, you must always validate the t:card on a card reader either on board the bus, at a metro station or on the card reader at SJ's customer center on Trondheim Central Station when you have a brand new periodic ticket.

    Single ticket (autotravel value)

    • If you have a t:card with autro travel, you must validate your t:card at each trip to draw a ticket. You will see balance at the same time.

    More information about t:card

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  • Pay with AutoPASS for ferry on route 870 Brekstad - Valset and route 880 Flakk - Rørvik. 

    Register an account

    Register at autopassferje.no and get a discount.    

    Pay in advance

    50 % discount for private citizens, 40 % for businesses and 10 % if you have an AutoPASS-chip but no account.

    Drive on board

    On route 870 the crew registers your payment by scanning the chip in your front window with a hand held chip-reader. On route 880 you pay automatically prior to boarding. If you do not have a chip, you will be sent an invoice.

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  • Get guidance and buy tickets at AtB service center.

    Choose between

    •  
    • Single ticket adult, child or senior for one or more zones. Valid from the moment of purchase.
    • Disposable travel card. The card works as the travel card t:card, and is pre-loaded with 24-hour ticket adult, child or senior. The ticket is valid for 24 hours from first use. Only for zone A.
    • Buy a new t:card for NOK 50. Top up with value, auto travel or buy periodic ticket.

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  • After choosing how to buy your ticket, you must choose which ticket is best for you.

    Single ticket

    The single ticket is valid for one trip in the zone or zones for which you purchased a ticket. This ticket is suitable for those who do not travel as often.

    24 hours ticket

    The 24-hour ticket is valid in one zone for 24 hours from the time you purchase or activate it. It is worthwhile to buy a 24-hour ticket if you are traveling three or more times in one day.

    Periodic ticket

    The periodic ticket applies to an unlimited number of trips in the zones for which you have purchased a ticket. You can buy a periodic ticket for seven days or from 30 to 180 days. It is worthwhile to buy a periodic ticket if you are going to travel five or more times in a week. A 180-day ticket costs the same as five 30-day tickets. That means you get 30 days for free.

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