Youth discount

Europe at your feet

For all spontaneous globetrotters we now have spectacular prices. Go wild and book a train trip to one of our wonderful European cities. Sightseeing or shopping? Everything's possible!

  • Discount for youth 25 years or younger
  • Arrive in the heart of the city
  • Large hip cities or a tour of Europe?

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How to book a ticket

On the homepage of the booking module, fill in a nearby station in the 'from' field. After filling in your arrival station, you will get the option 'adult'. When you click on this, you can select 'youth'.

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The prices in the price calendar do not show youth rates. So don't pay attention to the red, orange and green colours. Click further on a train connection to see if there are still tickets for the lowest fare.

Paris is just perfect!

Climbed the Eiffel Tower, visited Notre Dame and strolled along the Seine? Then it is time for some serious shopping. For example, in the trendy district of Le Marais. And then go out on the town! Find your tickets Paris

Discount up to 25 years
Young people benefit from low prices. One-way tickets to Paris are available from € 30. The rule is: early booking is cheap travel.

From 12 to 17 years
If you are younger than 18 years you can travel for a special rate. If you are travelling unaccompanied by an adult, you must always be able to show a valid form of identification. You also must have written permission from a parent or legal guardian stating you are permitted to travel – and be able to show it upon request.

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To Belgium with Eurostar

Eurostar to Antwerp and Brussels runs from Amsterdam via Schiphol Airport and Rotterdam to Belgium. Young people travel at a discount, a one-way ticket to Antwerp or Brussels with Eurostar is available from .

Travelling with the regional train via Maastricht or Roosendaal?

For young people up to 25 years there is a 30% youth discount for travel in 2nd class. Book online and check your price!

Travelling with Intercity Brussels

With Intercity Brussels you save money by booking early and travelling on weekdays. Do you also have a student OV? Then it can be even cheaper!
Find out more

Prices Intercity Brussel route Amsterdam - Antwerp

Discount NS route Free travel NS route Discount NS route Free travel NS route
2nd class 1st class
Flex rate € 44.30 € 31.50 € 12.30 € 71.40 € 49.80 € 17.50
Early Bird € 21 € 8.50 € 32.50 € 9

*Early Bird can be booked up to 3 days before departure, limited availability. Listed from-prices are based on tickets from Amsterdam Central Station. The price of Intercity Brussels is based on kilometres – if you depart form a station that is closer to Brussels, then the trip is cheaper.

Or discover Ghent!

This vibrant student city not only has a rich history but also many great bars, clubs and cafés.
Find train tickets Ghent


Are you travelling on your own are you under 18? Then you fall under the responsibility of your parents. A written declaration of responsibility from your parents is mandatory. The train conductor can ask to see it.

Germany is full of great destinations

There is plenty to choose from for both a city getaway or a longer vacation. Travel to Germany by train and discover it for yourself. There are train tickets available to more than 1,800 German destinations that can be booked online!

Weekend Berlin?

Do it! This autumn you can visit Germany's biggest photo festival in Berlin, Club der Visionäre is a café that changes into a techno club at night and that is just the beginning of your night... Viel Spaß. From € 38 one-way, 2nd class.
Find train tickets Berlin

Cologne is hot

Autumn: the ideal moment for a city trip to Cologne. Going to Cologne and back in a day is no problem. Vintage shops, alternative cafés. Und tanzen? The night life in Cologne is also booming. Cologne is just as hot and hip as Berlin, but it's a lot closer to home. From € 20 one-way, 2nd class.
Find train tickets to Cologne

Young people travelling alone

When you are 12 to 14 years old you are allowed to travel on your own and with a 50% discount. If you are older than 15 years you will not receive a discount.

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With Eurostar to London

Young people 12-15 years old
If you are aged between 12 and 15 and want to travel to London on your own without parents/carers, you will need a letter of consent from your parents or carers.
Please note: when travelling to London with Eurostar, you must always hold a valid passport. Regardless of your age.

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Interrail: the train adventure awaits!

Travelling around Europe for a few days, two weeks or even a month? Meet other travellers? Discover Europe at your own pace and make the most beautiful memories? Children and young people from 12 to 27 years old travel with their own pass: the Youth Pass. This pass gives 25% discount.

Read more about the Interrail Pass

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