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Travelling on weekdays or at weekends

When can you travel for free with your subscription

With a weekday subscription you can travel for free on weekdays, and at a discount at weekends. With a weekend subscription you can travel for free at weekends, and at a discount on weekdays. From Tuesday to Friday you will have to pay the full rate during peak hours (before 9 a.m.).
But what is considered the weekend, and what do we mean by 'weekdays'? And what happens on public holidays?

Overview

The overview below shows you when you can travel free with your subscription, and when at a discount.

Weekday subscription Weekend subscription
* The day before Good Friday, King's Day, Liberation Day and Ascension Day counts as Friday.
Monday discount until 4 a.m., then free free until 4 a.m., then discount
Tuesday free discount from 9 a.m.
Wednesday free discount from 9 a.m.
Thursday free discount from 9 a.m.
Friday free discount from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, then free
Saturday free until 4 a.m., then discount free
Sunday discount free
Summer period discount like the rest of the year
Public holidays * discount from 4 a.m. to 4 a.m. the following day free from 4 a.m. to 4 a.m. the following day
Good Friday * free free

Public holidays 2017

New Year's Day: 1 January (Sunday)
Good Friday: 14 April (Friday)
Easter Sunday: 16 April (Sunday)
Easter Monday: 17 April (Monday)
King’s Day: 27 April (Thursday)
Liberation Day: 5 May (Friday)
Ascension Day: 25 May (Thursday)
Whit Sunday: 4 June (Sunday)
Whit Monday: 5 June (Monday)
Christmas Day: 25 December (Monday)
Boxing Day: 26 December (Tuesday)

Summer period

The summer period runs from 16 July 4 a.m. to 16 August 4 a.m.

Discount

The discount applies to all public transport in the Netherlands. The discount rate is 40% for trains and 34% for trams, buses, metros and water buses.

Discount for fellow travellers

On the trains, up to 3 people can travel with you at a discount. The discount for fellow travellers applies from 9 a.m. on weekdays, and all day at weekends.

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