FAQ Keukenhof Gardens

FAQ Keukenhof Gardens in Holland

Do you have a question about Keukenhof Gardens? Please check out our frequently asked questions page below. Do you not find your question or answer please send us your questions by using our contact page.

When are the Keukenhof Gardens open?

Keukenhof Gardens are open daily from 08:00 – 19:30 from 21 March – 19 May 2019. That includes Sundays and holidays! The box office closes at 18:00 but you can also buy tickets online.

What is the best time to visit Keukenhof?

The flowers in Keukenhof are heavily dependent on the weather. During the planting, crocuses, daffodils, hyacinths and early tulips are planted for flowering at the beginning of the season. Other flowers bloom later in the season, such as the (larger) tulips. The pavilions have intriguing flower shows from the first to the last day of opening.

Do you want to enjoy the flower park in peace and quiet? Then we advise to visit the park before 11:00 or after 15:00. It is often much less crowded and you also make the most beautiful photos with a morning or evening sun. Quiet days are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

How much time takes a visit to the Keukenhof Gardens?

Of course you can enjoy all the beauty for a whole day, but on average, a visit to the flower gardens takes about 2 to 4 hours. This is without visiting the flower fields which is a must.

Where can i buy tickets for Keukenhof 2019?

Tickets for Keukenhof Gardens 2019 are already available at our ticketshop. It’s also possible to buy your ticket at he box offices at the entrance of the flower park. If you want a discount on your flower park ticket you can buy a combi ticket or Holland Pass. This way you save a lot of money.

How long is my Keukenhof ticket valid?

Tickets are undated and can therefore be used (once) at any time throughout the opening season 2019. This also applies to Combi Tickets. Your ticket will be scanned the day you visit Keukenhof.

Can my ticket be scanned from my smartphone?

Yes, it can. Do ensure that your screen’s brightness is at 100%.

Can I store my luggage somewhere at Keukenhof?

The flower park is close to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and many visitors come directly from the airport or go there after visiting the gardens. You can leave your luggage at the luggage depot while you explore Keukenhof. Smaller items of luggage can be stored in lockers (€2 coin required). Larger items can be handed in to the secure depot.

Can i charge my electric car and bike at the park?

Yes. Charging stations for electric cars are available in the car park outside the main entrance. You can ask the traffic steward were they are when you drive onto the site. The charging stations for electric bikes can be found both at the Hoofdingang [main entrance] and Ingang Extra [side entrance].

Where can i park my bike at Keukenhof?

There are bike parking facilities at both entrances to the park. You can park your bike there for free.

Does Keukenhof has any restaurants?

There are a number of food outlets in the park. The various restaurants all have their own theme. For instance, you can eat poffertjes [tiny Dutch pancakes], there’s an Italian and an Asian restaurant. Across the park you will also encounter a number of mobile food outlets that offer, for example, strawberries, herring or hotdogs.

Can i bring my own food and drinks?

Naturally, that’s not a problem. There’s a picnic meadow and various benches throughout the park where you can sit down to eat. However, taking your own food into the restaurants is prohibited.

May i bike in the park?

No, Keukenhof is a truly pedestrian park. You can however rent bikes from the carpark by the main entrance with which to explore the surrounding area.

Can i rent a bike at Keukenhof?

You can rent bikes to explore the surrounding area with from the carpark next to the main entrance.

Can we spend the night in the carpark in our camper van?

A camper van can stay on the carpark for € 6,- but it is not possible to stay overnight because the carpark is closed at 19:30 every day.

Are dogs allowed in the park?

No, dogs are not allowed in Keukenhof Gardens.

When is the Flower Parade in 2019?

The 2019 Bloemencorso will take place on Saturday 13 April. Check out our information about the Flower Parade.

Can i walk through the flower fields near Keukenhof?

No, that is not permitted as this land is owned by flower bulb growers.
You can however take photographs from the roadside or alongside the fields.

Can i get my money back if i are unable to come to Keukenhof?

Unfortunately, Keukenhof do not have a cancellation policy. Tickets will therefore not be refunded.

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