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Peak and off-peak fare seasons

Book a seat on NSW TrainLink Regional services

Seasonal adult fares booked online include a 10% discount. Bookings made through 13 22 32 or NSW TrainLink accredited sales outlets will not receive the online discount. 

The busiest times to travel on long distance services is during school holidays. When you book outside these peak periods, fares are lower – plus you get a 10% discount when booking online.

Online booking discounts

  • Peak season - 10% lower than the normal peak season fares 
  • Shoulder season- 35% lower than the peak season fares 
  • Off peak season - 50% lower than peak season fares 

Peak, shoulder and off peak season dates

From Sunday 1 July 2018, Seasonal Fare dates and discount levels will change. You can save up to 50% when travelling during off peak season.

The table below reflects the new dates and discount levels.

If you have accessed our online discount and wish to make changes to your booking you will need to rebook/cancel your original bookings online to retain the special offer. We recommend that you rebook your new journey prior to cancelling your existing booking.

Online cancellations are permitted up to 48 hours prior to travel and are subject to a refund, less any applicable cancellation fee. Refunds may take 3-5 days to process.

Any changes to bookings made through 13 22 32 or NSW TrainLink accredited sales outlets will not be eligible for the online discount.

Peak
10% discount online
Shoulder
35% discount online
Off Peak
50% discount online
- - 1 to 5 July 2018
- 6 to 23 July 2018 -
- - 24 July to 27 September 2018
- 28 September to 31 October 2018 -
- - 1 November to 30 November 2018
- 1 to 16 December 2018 -
17 December 2018 to 6 January 2019 - -
- 7 to 24 January 2019 -
25 to 29 January 2019 - -
- 30 to 31 January 2019 -
- - 1 February to 31 March 2019
- 1 to 11 April 2019 -
12 to 29 April 2019 - -
- 30 April to 13 May 2019 -
- - 14 to 31 May 2019
- 1 to 6 June 2019 -
7 to 10 June 2019 - -
- 11 to 30 June 2019 -