How to travel to Keukenhof Gardens?

Want to travel to the tulips at Keukenhof Gardens in Holland? The gardens are located in the middle of the famous Dutch flower fields close to cities like Amsterdam, Haarlem, Leiden, The Hague, and Rotterdam. The flower region of the Netherlands is called ‘Bollenstreek‘. If you want to travel to Keukenhof Gardens you will have to choose which way you would like to travel. Below you will find the most populair options for traveling to the flower park and the flower fields.

Travel to Keukenhof with the Keukenhof Express Bus (Public Transport)

The Keukenhof Express Bus is a popular option for traveling to Keukenhof Gardens. The Keukenhof bus departs from various train stations in the Netherlands and takes you to the flower park quickly and cheaply.

With the special combi ticket you save a lot of money on your transport and access to the flower park. The price of a combi ticket depends from the departure location and included a round trip busticket and a skip the line Keukenhof ticket.

Train stationBus numberPrice
Amsterdam RAI Station852€ 33.50Book now
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol858€ 29.50Book now
Haarlem Station850€ 29.50Book now
Haarlem Station50€ 29.50Book now
Leiden Station854€ 29.50Book now
Noordwijk / Katwijk beach90€ 29.50Book now

In 2023 there is also a Tulip Festival Card which gives you free public transport in Amsterdam & region including Keukenhof buses 858, 852, 850 and 50. More information can be found here.

Travel to Keukenhof with a (guided) tour from Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague

Keukenhof tour from Amsterdam
Day trip to the tulips at Keukenhof

Do you want to enjoy the flowers in Holland in a luxurious way? Then book a (guided) tour from Amsterdam, The Hague or Rotterdam. From the starting point you travel by luxury touring bus directly to Keukenhof. Often there is also a guide who can tell you a lot about the flowers of Holland. Some tours even combine Keukenhof with other great attractions like a visiting a tulip farm, which also saves you money.

Keukenhof tours from Amsterdam

From Amsterdam there are many different tours to Keukenhof Gardens. All tours departure near Amsterdam Central Station. Reservations are required for this day trips. Below the available tours:

Tours from AmsterdamPrice
Shuttle Service
Departs every (half)hour
+ Keukenhof ticket
+ Stay as long as you like
€ 39.00Book now
Shuttle Service Plus
Departs every (half)hour
+ Keukenhof ticket
+ 1,5 hour countryside cruise
+ windmill visit
+ Stay as long as you like
€ 49.50Book now
Guided Day Tour
Departs daily at 8.30 am
+ Keukenhof ticket
+ Live guide
+ 1,5 hour countryside cruise
+ windmill visit
+ tulip farm visit
+ 8.5 hour tour
€ 79.00Book now
Guided Day Tour
Departs daily at 8.45 am
+ Keukenhof ticket
+ Live guide
+ visit Zaanse Schans
+ visit Volendam
+ free 1 hour canal cruise
+ Full day tour
€ 89.00Book now

Keukenhof tours from Rotterdam

During the tulip season from 23 March to 14 May 2023, every Thursday and Saturday a guided bus tour departs from Rotterdam to Keukenhof Gardens and the tulip fields. Reservations are required for this day trip.

Guided tour to Keukenhof
The bus departs at 10:00
+ Live guide
+ Keukenhof ticket
€ 99.00Book now
Guided tour to Keukenhof
+ Live guide
+ Keukenhof ticket
+ Rotterdam Harbor Cruise
+ Euromast Rotterdam
€ 119.00Book now

Keukenhof tours from The Hague

During the tulip season from 23 March to 14 May 2023, every Thursday and Saturday a guided bus tour operates from The Hague to Keukenhof Gardens and the tulip fields. Reservations are required for this day trip.

Guided tour to Keukenhof
The bus departs at 10:45
+ Live guide
+ Keukenhof ticket
€ 99.00Book now
Guided tour to Keukenhof
+ Live guide
+ Keukenhof ticket
+ Madurodam The Hague
€ 112.50Book now

Travel to Keukenhof with a Tulip Festival Taxi Transfer

taxi transfer Keukenhof tulip fields
Taxi Transfer Keukenhof Tulip Fields

The most easy option is to go to Keukenhof Gardens by taxi. You do not have to wait for other travelers and you can quickly get to the tulips. With the Tulip Festival Taxi Transfer you pay a fixed price. You can book your transfer in advance and you pay the driver on the day of your transfer. You can choose to let the driver pick you up at your hotel in Amsterdam or he will wait for you at the arrival on Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Pick up locationPrice
At arrival hal at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol € 75.00Book now
At your hotel in Amsterdam€ 95.00Book now

Travel to Keukenhof by (rental) car

An other popular way of traveling to Keukenhof is by car. The flower park is easily accessible by car from Amsterdam and many large cities in the Netherlands. Located between Amsterdam and The Hague and it is easily reached via the A4 (exit Nieuw-Vennep) and the A44 (exit 3 Lisse). Follow the signs ‘Keukenhof’. At the entrance you will find a large parking lot where you can park your car for only € 6.00 a day.

In 2022 you must reserve your entrance and parking tickets online to avoid waiting lines. If you do not have a car, it is also an option to rent a car at, for example, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Rental cars are available for around € 45,00 a day. Check out the best deals for a rental car here.

Walking or biking to Keukenhof Gardens

Our favorite way to go to the flower park is biking or walking. On the way you will enjoy the flower fields. For this you obviously need to stay in a hotel or bed & breakfast near the gardens. An additional advantage is that you can visit the park in the early morning or late afternoon when it is still quiet and you can make the most beautiful photos. Check out out list of hotels near Keukenhof.

Check our flower map to see some recommend hotels near Keukenhof and the Bollenstreek. The flower map will be updated with the blooming of the fields from March 2023. Subscribe to our free Flower Forecasts to stay up to date.

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