What are off-peak hours?
Depending on the time at which you travel and the type of season ticket you have, different off-peak hours apply.
In general, the following times count as off-peak hours
Rush hour is from 6.30 - 9.00 and 16.00 - 18.30 from Monday to Friday.
You can travel for free or at a discount during the following off-peak hours:
- The off-peak hours are the hours outside of rush hour times, plus all day on weekends and national holidays
- The time at which you check in determines the discount you will receive for the entire journey
With the following season tickets, you can travel at a discount or for free during the off-peak hours and during rush hour
- Altijd Vrij: always free travel with NS
- Kids Vrij: always free travel with NS for children aged 4 to 11
- Altijd Voordeel: 20% discount during rush hour, 40% discount during off-peak hours
With the following season tickets, you can travel at a discount or for free during off-peak hours
- Dal Vrij: free travel with NS during off-peak hours
- Weekend Vrij: free travel on the weekend, 40% discount during other off-peak hours
- Dal Voordeel: 40% discount with NS during off-peak hours