Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) is the main passenger rail operator in the Netherlands, serving over 1m passengers per day.
The company's routes cover most of the country, with routes generally operating at a frequency of at least two trains per hour. In addition to numerous daytime services, the company also operates overnight service. NS is a partner in the DutchFlyer scheme (connecting the United Kingdom and Netherlands by train and boat), and the NS Hispeed link between the Netherlands and France, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland.
Tickets for NS services can be bought online through the Dutch Railways website, third party websites, and at ticket machines at NS stations.