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De Lijn SMS ticket

Would you like to buy a bus or tram ticket from De Lijn via SMS?

You can, and it's easy! Text "DL" to 4884 before you board. Shortly thereafter you will receive a confirmation SMS that serves as your ticket.

Good to know

  • Upper and lower case letters and spaces are allowed in the SMS.
  • Texts to this number that contain typos or other messages will be ignored. You will then receive a free SMS with an error message.

How long can I travel with an SMS ticket?

  • Your De Lijn ticket is valid for 1 hour after receipt of the confirmation SMS.
  • During this period you may transfer, without worrying about the zones.

Good to know

  • An SMS ticket is not valid for the night lines in Antwerp. This was a decision of the City of Antwerp.
  • When the hour has expired you can purchase a new ticket via SMS to travel further.

What does it cost?

You pay € 2.15 for a De Lijn SMS ticket. This includes the price of an SMS

If you have a... Then this amount is...
BASE monthly plan charged on the next invoice.
BASE prepaid card deducted from your call value.

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