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 station||Bus number||Price|
|Amsterdam RAI Station||852||€ 34,50||Not bookable yet|
|Amsterdam Airport Schiphol||858||€ 29,50||Not bookable yet|
|Hoofddorp Station||859||€ 29,50||Not bookable yet|
|Haarlem Station||50||€ 29,50||Not bookable yet|
|Leiden Station||854||€ 29,50||Not bookable yet|
|Noordwijk / Katwijk beach||90||€ 29,50||Not bookable yet|
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Travel to Keukenhof with a (guided) tour
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:
Keukenhof tours from Rotterdam
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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.
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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.
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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.
Are you planning to visit the best (flower) activities in Holland? Make sure to check out the most populair activities:
- Everything you want to know about Keukenhof Gardens
- Check out our information about the Flower Parade in Holland
- Our top sightseeing tours for exploring the flower fields
- Check out our hotel tips for visiting Keukenhof and the tulip fields
- Stay informed about the blooming of the flowers in Holland with our free Flower Forecast
- Want to experience the real thing? Visit a tulip farm in Holland
- See the best flower events during your visit to Holland? Check it out in our events calendar
- Visit the unique flower experience center all year round
- This flower attractions are open all year
- Our tips for the most populair tours in Amsterdam during your stay in Holland
- Get the most out of your visit with our tips for visiting Amsterdam
- Read more about the Tulip Festival Card