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Studentenreisproduct

Passengers boarding a bus on Uithof campus. A majority of the passengers here travel with the free Studentenreisproduct.

The Studentenreisproduct is a form of free public transport for students in the Netherlands. Introduced in 1991, the system is a solution for students who don't live near their university or college. The central government intends for this to stimulate teenagers in the development of their education.

Studentenreisproduct is loaded as a product on the OV-chipkaart, a contactless travel card.

Students can choose either free transport on weekdays and a 40% discount on the weekend, or vice versa.[1]

Weekly Weekend
Monday Discount to 4:00, then free Free until 4:00
Tuesday Free Discount from 9:00
Wednesday Free Discount from 9:00
Thursday Free Discount from 9:00
Friday Free Discount from 9:00
Saturday Free until 4:00 pm Free
Sunday Discount Free
Summer* Discount As in the rest of the year
Holidays** Discount from 4:00 to 4:00 the next day Free from 4:00 to 4:00 the next day
Good Friday Free Free

[2]

*July 16 4:00 pm through August 16 4:00 pm

**Like Friday on the day before Good Friday, before King's Day, before Liberation Day, and before Ascension

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wanneer reis ik gratis en wanneer met korting of voor het volle tarief? - Studentenreisproduct". Studentenreisproduct (in Dutch). Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  2. ^ "Wanneer reis je gratis, met korting of tegen het volle tarief? - Studentenreisproduct". Studentenreisproduct (in Dutch). Retrieved 2017-02-26.