Overcrowded trains to Germany and beyond

Other discounts

Price benefits

    • The fares for children are really attractive
    • Additional benefits for regular customers
    • Profit from travelling with the DB Bahncard

      Youth tickets

      This is how it works: you choose your destination and then travel there at your own pace. Exceptions are the trains for which seat reservations are mandatory. In that case, your youth ticket is only valid for the train, date and time you have booked.

      Youth tickets Paris - Thalys

      Thalys has a special youth fare to, among others, Paris. These are additional attractive rates for both classes Comfort 1 and Comfort 2 for youths up to 25 years.
      See Thalys rates and conditions

      Youth discount with regional train via Maastricht or Roosendaal

      If you are younger than 26 years, you receive a discount of 30% when travelling in 2nd class. Book online and check your price!

      Discover Europe by train with Interrail

      Conditions

      • Discount for passengers 27 years or younger
      • Interrail One Country Pass - For round-trips within a single country
      • Interrail Global Pass - For round-trips through multiple countries over a longer period of time

      RAILPLUS

      Are you in possession of an NS subscription? Then, as a regular customer, you can buy a RAILPLUS pass. You will receive this 15% discount on the full-flex rate of cross-border travel, one-way and return. The discount also applies for journeys before 09:00 hrs.

      A RAILPLUS card is valid for one year from the moment of purchase and costs € 15 per year. The card cannot be canceled prematurely. You must have an NS subscription when you buy the RAILPLUS card. You can buy the card at the NS service desks at the station.

      Conditions

      • The RAILPLUS discount is valid when travelling across the border.
      • RAILPLUS does not apply to trains and/or rates where a special reservation is needed, such as the Thalys and Eurostar. RAILPLUS customers can get a discount for the continuation of their journey after/before travelling with Thalys or Eurostar. You will need to be able to show that you have travelled across the border.
      • RAILPLUS is not valid in combination with Sparpreis tickets to and through Germany. RAILPLUS is valid in combination with full-flex fare.
      • RAILPLUS is not valid in combination with other products, as, for example, Interrail.
      • Countries where RAILPLUS is valid. For all ages: Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland.
      • For passengers 25 years and younger and 60 and older: countries mentioned above plus Norway and Spain. Please note: not all foreign destinations are available from the Netherlands.
      • RAILPLUS Discount can only be given to someone with a RAILPLUS pass and does not apply to travel companions without a RAILPLUS pass.
      • When travelling with RAILPLUS discount you must have the pass with you!

      My Thalys World

      My Thalys World is a loyalty program for frequent travelers, with which you can save points by traveling. For every euro you spend, you save member points, which determine your status, and you also save Miles, which you can exchange for various products and services from Thalys and its partners. When booking a Thalys trip, you can create an account on My NSI. You can then add your card and in the future it will always automatically be linked to your Thalys trip. Read more about My Thalys World

      DB Bahncard - travelling with discount in Germany

      If you have a DB Bahn Card 25, 50 or 100 you will get discount on the German leg of your international journey. You will also automatically get a RailPlus discount on your trips abroad.

      When booking select the box 'discount and loyalty cards'. Select your DB Bahncard when indicating your travel preferences and your discount will automatically be added if you choose a full-flex fare (Flexpreis Europe).

      Conditions

      • The discount is only valid on the German leg of your international journey.
      • You can only buy a DB Bahn Card at Deutsche Bahn

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      Good prices to go to Belgium

      Would like to have a weekend getaway that isn't pricey and are you a student? Have a look at the possibilities to get extra discount on a trip to Belgium.

      • Your student travel product is valid for your route in the Netherlands!
      • Student-friendly prices

      Book your ticket here

      Travel with your student travel product

      Do you want to make another international train journey? In some cases, you also have the right to 40% or 100% discount for the domestic part of the journey. Look here when this applies to you.

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      It is convenient to buy a international ticket for your entire journey. In other words: from station where you first board the train in the Netherlands to your final destination abroad.

      • When purchasing your international ticket, you must choose the option ‘ 40% discount in the Netherlands’.
      • Are you buying your international ticket via a NS self-service ticket machine? Then choose the option ‘40% discount in the Netherlands’ or '100% discount in the Netherlands'

      You will then receive an international ticket where the 40% discount is included. Your student travel product (OV-chipkaart) combined with your international ticket form your valid ticket. When asked, you must be able to show them both.
      Please note: If necessary, book two one-way trips when different conditions apply on the outward and return journey.