When can you travel with a discount?
If you have an NS season ticket, then you can travel with a discount or for free depending on the time at which you travel and the type of season ticket you have.
Off-peak hours are weekdays between 09:00 - 16:00 and between 18:30 - 06:30 the next morning, plus all day at weekends and on holidays. The moment you check in determines the discount you will receive for the entire journey.
Discount travel during off-peak hours
- Dal Vrij: free travel with NS during off-peak hours
- Weekend Vrij: free travel at the weekend, and 40% discount during other off-peak hours
- Dal Voordeel: 40% discount with NS during off-peak hours
Discount travel during peak and off-peak hours
- Altijd Vrij: always travel for free with NS
- Kids Vrij: children aged 4 to 11 always travel for free with NS
- Altijd Voordeel: 20% discount during peak hours, and 40% discount during off-peak hours
The discount hours are the hours during which you are eligible for a 40% discount with a Voordeelurenabonnement. You will be charged the normal rate outside of these hours.
Discount hours include:
- Mondays to Fridays, after 09:00
- All day at the weekend
- All day during the months of July and August
- On certain holidays you can travel with a discount before 09:00 as well