RedBookNow on traintripmaster.comNS Hi-Speed is the national rail provider for the Netherlands and runs a variety of IC and ICE trains throughout Netherlands and into neighbouring countries. Most popular routes are to Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp and Brussels to Paris.

Bikes/Skis are allowed, preferably in protective cover for a small payment fee on the hourly InterCity trains from Brussels to main cities. Two large pieces of luggage and one piece of hand luggage allowed per passenger. However, these restrictions are not strictly enforced. Lockers are available in nearly all of the main stations.

Mainly economy class seating with a intercity trains providing first class. 1st class travellers can enjoy NS Hi- Speed Lounge at some of the busier stations. Tickets can be booked online or paid for at the train station. Cheaper fares when you buy online. Book as early as possible for the lowest ticket fares.

Train Types

High speed Intercity/ Intercity Euro trains require reservation which can be made at major stations, reservation fees vary depending on distance. Hourly IC trains from Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp and Brussels. No reservation needed.  IC and ICE trains from Netherlands. Passengers can reserve seats but not compulsory.

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Special Offers & Discounts

Children under 4 go free, children 4-11 inclusive pay the child fare. Get a 40% discount for weekday journeys after 9am, at weekends and in July and August all day. The 5 Return Ticket allows you purchase five return tickets for the same route all at once.

Day Travel Card – Unlimited travel for one day throughout The Netherlands. Railrunner ticket for children aged 4 to 11 accompanied by an adult, maximum 3 children per adult. Tickets for additional children at 40% discount. Children aged 4 to 11 not accompanied by an adult receive a 40% discount. Student travel card on most domestic trains, except Thalys.

Senior – Discount available for over 60s

NS Business Card includes cheap parking, scooter rental and free access to NS Hi-Speed