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. The Keukenhof express bus (852, 858, 859 and 50) are also included in the Tulip Festival Card.

Train stationBus numberPrice
Amsterdam RAI Station852€ 34,50Not bookable yet
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol858€ 29,50Not bookable yet
Hoofddorp Station859€ 29,50Not bookable yet
Haarlem Station50€ 29,50Not bookable yet
Leiden Station854€ 29,50Not bookable yet
Noordwijk / Katwijk beach90€ 29,50Not bookable yet

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Travel to Keukenhof with a (guided) tour

Keukenhof tour from Amsterdam

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. Below the available tours:

Guided tour to Keukenhof€ 59.00Book now
Guided tour including visiting a tulip farm€ 69.00Book now
Keukenhof direct transfer€ 39.00Book now
Keukenhof day trip
incl. Countryside & windmill tour
€ 99.00Book now

From Rotterdam there is a tour available to Keukenhof

Guided tour to Keukenhof€ 79.00Book now
Combi tour Keukenhof, Harbor Cruise
and Euromast Tour
€ 89.00Book now

From The Hague there is a tour available to Keukenhof

Guided tour to Keukenhof€ 79.00Book now
Combi tour Keukenhof + Madurodam€ 85.00Book 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 2021 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.

Travel to Keukenhof with a taxi

The most luxurious option is to go to the flower park by taxi. You do not have to wait for other travelers and you can quickly get to the gardens. A taxi is the most expensive option. A taxi from Amsterdam to Keukenhof can cost 100 euros for a single journey.

Another option is to travel to Keukenhof with a private driver. This driver can often tell you more about the tulips in the Netherlands and often knows where to find the most beautiful spots for unique photos.

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 2021. Subscribe to our free Flower Forecasts to stay up to date.

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