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Prices for train tickets are easy to find in the Travel planner. Enter a route and click on Plan Then click on the journey you want to make. You will immediately be shown the price for a one-way 2nd class ticket. If you click on All rates, you will also see the prices for Return tickets, 1st class tickets and Route season tickets  

NS uses various rates for passengers. We keep you informed of changes to rates. Below, you can read more about what you can do in case of corrective fees, fines, deferred payment and paying online.

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Paying without iDEAL

Are you unable or unwilling to pay for your train ticket iDEAL? In that case, you can use your credit card.

Deferred payment

No valid ticket on the train or behind the gates at a station? If so, the conductor or Safety and Service assistant will sell you a ticket, in addition to the legal fine (statutory increase) of €50. Unable to pay in cash on the spot? If so, you will be granted a deferred payment option if you are able to identify yourself.

Correction fee and boarding fee

If we don't know which stations you boarded or left the train, for example because you forgot to check in or out and didn't correct it in time, then we will charge you a correction fee or a boarding fee. See which situation applies to you.

Travelling with your debit card or credit card

View all frequently asked questions about travelling with your debit, credit card or mobile phone.


View the prices for 2024 on this page.

Prices for door-to-door services

Find the prices of various door-to-door services, including renting an OV-fiets or storing your bicycle at the stations.

Business rates for door-to-door services

What are the rates if you use the various door-to-door services with your NS-Business Card? View them here.