NSW TrainLink train and coach fares up 15 per cent as peak season rolls out

PEAK HOUR: Country rail fares will rise by 15 per cent over Christmas.
PEAK HOUR: Country rail fares will rise by 15 per cent over Christmas.

It pays to plan your trip to avoid high ticket costs.

Country train and coach fares will rise by 15 per cent on December 15 – as part of seasonal fare adjustments.

Peak season fares on NSW TrainLink services will apply until January 7 after which they will drop by 15 per cent for the shoulder season [January 8-21].

Peak season fares resume from January 22-28.

A low season, where fares are 30 per cent below peak fares applies until March 25.

Seasonal rates are common in the accommodation and tourism industries.