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RailrunnerChildren travel for € 2,50


  • For children aged 4 to 11 accompanied by an adult (aged at least 18).

Where to Purchase

  • Conducteur aan het pratend met een kindNS self-service ticket machine
  • NS Service Desk (additional fee € 0,50)


  • A Railrunner ticket is valid for one day on the same route (within the Netherlands) and in the same class as the valid ticket of the accompanying adult.
  • On some routes a National Multi-Journey Zone ticket or 'Sterabonnement' serves as a valid ticket on the train.


  • Railrunner: €2.50 per child.
  • A maximum of three children per accompanying adult are allowed to travel at the Railrunner rate.
  • Tickets for additional children may be purchased at a 40% discount.

International train

  • On the ICE International you must also pay the supplement for Railrunner(s).
  • Railrunner tickets are not valid on Thalys.

Children under the age of 4

Children under the age of 4 travel free of charge provided they do not require a seat

Children aged 4 to 11 not accompanied by an adult

  • Children aged 4 to 11 not accompanied by an adult receive a 40% discount on their fare.

You can find out the price of the intended journey using The Journey Planner (under the heading “Reduction.”).



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