FAQ Keukenhof Gardens

FAQ Keukenhof Gardens in Holland

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Below you will find the FAQ for Keukenhof Gardens.

About Keukenhof Park

Is Keukenhof currently open?

No, Keukenhof is only open for 2 months in the spring. In 2021 the flower park will open on Saturday 20 March and the last day of opening will be Sunday 9 May.

When are the Keukenhof Gardens open?

Keukenhof Gardens is only open for 2 months in the spring each year. From late March to early May. In 2021 Keukenhof will open its doors on Saturday March 20 through Sunday May 9.

During the opening period, the tulip park is open every day from 08:00 am to 07:30 pm.

Is Keukenhof Gardens open on Sundays and holidays?

Yes, the flower park is open every day during the opening period from March 20 to May 9. So also on Sundays and holidays.

What is the best time to visit Keukenhof?

Do you want to enjoy the flower park in peace and quiet? Then we advise to visit the park before 11:00 am or after 3:00 pm. 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.

When do the tulips bloom best in 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. Keep track of flowering with our free Flower Forecasts

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. We recommend to admire the flower fields in addition to Keukenhof. This often also takes 2 to 4 hours. More about sightseeing the flower fields.

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. More about renting a bike at Keukenhof.

Are dogs allowed in the park?

Dogs are allowed in Keukenhof as long as they are leashed. Dogs are not allowed in the pavilions or restaurants with exception of guide/helper dogs. Dog faeces bags are free from the ticket collectors.

When is the Flower Parade in 2021?

The 2021 Bloemencorso will take place on Saturday 17 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.

Is Keukenhof Gardens wheelchair friendly?

The gardens offers excellent access for (electric) wheelchairs and has plenty of disabled toilet facilities. The use of a wheelchair is free of charge. Use of electric wheelchairs is allowed but Not available for rent at the gardens.
Please note: A €20 cash deposit is required for a wheelchair. This will be refunded when you return the wheelchair.
Only wheelchairs, Zimmer frames, prams or buggys are allowed at the park. Other modes of transport are not permitted.

About Tickets

Where can i buy tickets for Keukenhof 2021?

In 2021 you will have to buy your tickets online. There is no ticket sale at the entrance of the flower park. If you want to visit on a specific day and time slot we strongly advise you to buy your tickets on time. If you also want transportation to Keukenhof you can buy a combi ticket with a return busticket from different cities nearby the park. When you order online you can show the tickets on your smartphone so you don’t have to print your tickets. Check out all available tickets and tours for visiting Keukenhof

How much does a visit to Keukenhof cost?

Tickets for Keukenhof Gardens 2021

Keukenhof Gardens will work with a maximum number of visitors per day in 2021. When booking your tickets, you must select a day and time slot for entering the park. Individual tickets will go on sale in November 2020.

Skip the line Adult ticket
€ 19.00Buy tickets »
Kids ticket
(4-17 years)
€ 9.00Buy tickets »
(up to 3 years)
Parking ticket€ 6.00Buy tickets »
Bus (return ticket)
+ Keukenhof Skip the line
€ 29.50Buy tickets »
Rental Bike€ 19.50Buy tickets »
Keukenhof Guided Tour
+ visit to a tulip farm
€ 69.00Buy tickets »

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.

Can my Keukenhof ticket be scanned from my smartphone?

Yes, entrance tickets can simply be scanned from your mobile phone. You do not have to print your tickets.

How long is my Keukenhof ticket valid?

Keukenhof tickets are normally valid on a day of your choice during the opening season. Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), tickets for the 2021 season may have to be purchased by date and you have therefore reserved a day. We hope to be able to tell you more about this in the fall.

Will COVID-19 (coronavirus) impact Keukenhof 2021 opening?

It is far too early to determine exactly what the impact will be. Keukenhof and all other Tulip Festival activities adhere to the guidelines of the Dutch government. This may mean that there is less capacity than usual for various activities. Read more about the COVID-19 impact in The Netherlands.

About Services

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.

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 rent a wheelchair at the gardens?

There are wheelchairs available at the gardens. You can reserve a wheelchair up to the day before your visit at 17:00 at the latest. There are a limited number of wheelchairs available and therefore recommend that you reserve one a.s.a.p.
In case the options “wheelchair” does not appear in the reservation form, for this date the options are not available. Reserve your wheelchair here

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. More info on Bike Rental Keukenhof

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 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.

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