Keukenhof Tulip Gardens is open from March 23 till 14 May 2023. It’s the best day out among the tulips near Amsterdam! Every year, more than 7 million flower bulbs are planted by hand in the autumn to flower in spring. There is a variety of 800 different tulips. A unique and unforgettable experience for everyone.
The Tulip Festival will start again on 23 March 2023. Visiting Amsterdam before then? Then check out our tips below.
- See our list of flower attractions that are still open, including the decennial world fair Floriade Expo 2022.
- Check out the Dahlia Festival from 13 august till 16 October 2022 with lots of summer flower gardens.
- Book your summer flower tour from Amsterdam from 13 August till 16 October 2022
- Do you want tulips in your garden in spring 2023? Order the fresh harvest of Dutch tulip bulbs here.
- Visiting Amsterdam? Check out the I Amsterdam Card with lots of free museums, attractions and public transport. Or check out Amsterdam Ticket & Tours
- Keukenhof Gardens in Holland
- Keukenhof theme 2023
- Walking between the tulips
- Visit Keukenhof with children
- Map of the gardens
- Keukenhof Park guide book
- When to visit Keukenhof?
- Opening hours Keukenhof
- Price Keukenhof Gardens
- How to travel to Keukenhof?
- Events at Keukenhof
- Experience the tulip fields around Keukenhof Gardens
- Hotels near Keukenhof
Keukenhof Gardens in Holland
The flower park has 32 hectares full of flowers. There are also spectacular flower shows, surprising inspirational gardens, unique artworks and wonderful events. Wanna know everything about the Dutch tulips? Visit the Tulpomania exhibition in the Juliana Pavilion in the park.
Keukenhof theme 2023
Every year the flower park is dedicated to a specific theme. The inspiration gardens, events and artworks are adjusted accordingly. The theme for 2023 will be announced in October. It will reflect on the fact that flowers have been part of our lives for centuries. Flowers are used as classical symbols in art, architecture and design. The rose for love and the tulip for the new spring! In Keukenhof we bring these classics together; with the tulip as the radiant centre!
Walking between the tulips
From the 10 miles (15 km) hiking trails of Keukenhof you will have a spectacular view of the flower gardens. During your walk you will see unique, weekly changing flower shows, beautiful ponds and various pavilions with various restaurants and terraces. It is your chance to make the most beautiful selfie and flowers photos. In addition to the huge flower garden, the flower park is also the largest statue garden of the Netherlands. You can admire many statues made by national and international artist.
Visit Keukenhof with children
Keukenhof is also very nice for children. They can enjoy the treasure hunt, the petting zoo, the maze and the playground. For the little ones, there is also a Miffy playground. A visit to the flower park is a nice day out for the whole family.
Map of the gardens
A free map of the park is available at the ticket office at the entrance of the park. You will also find signs and maps in the park. You can also explore the Keukenhof map online »
Keukenhof Park guide book
If you want to know more about the beautiful flower park, order the park guide book when you buy your Keukenhof tickets. This beautifully designed book gives you a glimpse behind the scenes of Keukenhof and it is also a nice souvenir of your visit. You can pick up the Keukenhof park guide on the day of your visit at the entrance upon presentation of your online ticket. The park guide costs only € 5.00 and can be ordered when buying your Keukenhof tickets.
When to visit Keukenhof?
A question we get very often is when is the best time to visit the tulip park. Because the flower bulbs are planted in different layers in the park, the flower park is great every day during the season. In 2023, the season starts on Thursday 23 March and the last day is Sunday 14 May. There are three different flowering periods.
First period – From the opening the park will have lots of blooming flowers. There are some great indoor flower shows with many blooming tulips. Outside there are daffodils and crocuses in bloom.
Second period – After the daffodils and crocuses it’s time for the hyacinths and the early tulips to bloom in the outdoor gardens. The indoor flower shows are still amazing with great colors.
Third period – In the last period the tulips will bloom in the outdoor gardens. The trees will be green and the indoor flower shows are still showing amazing flowers.
Blooming of the flowers is very depending on the weather. If you want to stay updated about the blooming of the flowers you can follow us on Facebook and Instagram and subscribe to our free email newsletter.
Opening hours Keukenhof
The flower park will be open from the 23 March till 14 May 2023:
- Monday – 08:00 – 19:30
- Tuesday – 08:00 – 19:30
- Wednesday – 08:00 – 19:30
- Thursday – 08:00 – 19:30
- Friday – 08:00 – 19:30
- Saturday – 08:00 – 19:30
- Sunday – 08:00 – 19:30
Price Keukenhof Gardens
Tickets for Keukenhof Gardens 2023 are only available online. There is no ticket sale at the entrance of the flower park.
Tickets for Keukenhof Gardens 2023
When booking your Keukenhof Gardens tickets, you must select a day and time slot for entering the park. In 2023, Keukenhof will work with a maximum number of tickets per day and arrival time. So book your tickets in time! If your day and time slot are not available, this means that the tickets are sold out. Still want to visit Keukenhof? Take a look at the combi tickets with the Keukenhof bus or Keukenhof tours from Amsterdam because there are more days and times available.
|Adult (18+)||€ 19.00||Buy tickets|
|Kids (4-17)||€ 9.00||Buy tickets|
|Day ticket parking||€ 6.00|
|Keukenhof cruise along the tulips||€ 9.00||Buy tickets|
|Park guide book||€ 5.00||Buy tickets|
|Tulip Festival Card||€ 41.00||Buy tickets|
How to travel to Keukenhof?
The flower park is close to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and other Dutch cities like Haarlem, Leiden, The Hague, Rotterdam and Delft. We advise you to plan your trip to Keukenhof in advance. There are several options available. You can travel bij public transport (Keukenhof Bus Express), driving to the flower park by car, book a guided tour from Amsterdam, The Hague or Rotterdam, get a taxi, go biking or walking to the Keukenhof Gardens. Check out our article on transport options to the Flower Gardens.
The Keukenhof Bus is an ideal option for traveling to Keukenhof Gardens. The Keukenhof bus departs from various train stations in the Netherlands and takes you quickly and cheaply to the flower park. With your bus ticket you will get bus transportation to Keukenhof and back and access to the tulip gardens. The price of the combi-ticket is depending from the departure location. Below you can check the price per train station.
In 2023 it will be compulsory to select a time slot for the Keukenhof bus. This is the time you want to board the bus at the departure location. If you buy a combi-ticket, you don’t have to choose a time slot to enter Keukenhof. You may choose when you want to travel back. There is no need to choose a time slot. PLEASE NOTE: there is a maximum capacity per bus, so book your tickets in time!
|Departure train station||Bus number||Combi price|
|Amsterdam RAI Station||852||€ 33.50||Buy tickets|
|Amsterdam Airport Schiphol||858||€ 29.50||Buy tickets|
|Haarlem Station||50||€ 29.50||Buy tickets|
|Haarlem Station||850||€ 29.50||Buy tickets|
|Leiden Station||854||€ 29.50||Buy tickets|
|Noordwijk / Katwijk beach||90||€ 29.50||Buy tickets|
If you want to travel more by public transport, the Tulip Festival Card is recommended. With this card you will get a Skip the Line entrance ticket for Keukenhof and you travel 1, 2 or 3 days with all public transport in the Amsterdam region (bus, train, metro, tram and ferry). Besides travelling within Amsterdam, this ticket also allows you to easily travel to Keukenhof (bus 858, 852, 850 and 50) and its tulip fields, windmill village De Zaanse Schans, World Expo Floriade 2022 (Station Almere), Zandvoort Beach, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and many other great destinations in and around Amsterdam.
The unique Keukenhof Taxi Transfer service is the most comfortable and stress-free way to travel from your location in Amsterdam to the Keukenhof Gardens and the tulip fields in Holland. Your private driver will pick you up from your hotel or Amsterdam airport and take you safely to the most beautiful flower fields near Amsterdam. You will be brought to Keukenhof Gardens but can also choose to travel to one of the starting locations of the sightseeing tours along the tulip fields.
Keukenhof Gardens is very easy to reach by car. The flower park is located between the cities of Amsterdam, Haarlem, Leiden and The Hague and can be reached from the cities within 30 minutes by car.
At Keukenhof there are two large car parks for which you can buy a day ticket for € 6.00. You can easily buy your parking ticket when you buy your Keukenhof ticket.
Keukenhof Gardens will work with a maximum number of visitors per day in 2023. When booking your tickets, you must select a day and time slot for entering the park.
From the cities of Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague there are also organised day trips to Keukenhof. This means you travel directly to Keukenhof and back in a luxury bus. A guide is often present on a day trip to tell you more about the tulips from the Netherlands and Keukenhof Gardens.
Keukenhof is situated between the flower fields and is perfectly accessible by bicycle. There are several bicycle sheds where you can park your bike for free.
Read more: How to travel to Keukenhof Garden »
Events at Keukenhof
Every day of opening the gardens will look amazing. On some days there are special events being held for your to enjoy. All events are free (you only pay for your Keukenhof ticket). Subscribe to our free email newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay informed. Events in 2023 are not final yet.
- 24/03/2022 – 27/04/2022 – Openings weekend Keukenhof Gardens
- 01/04/2022 – 03/04/2022 – Holland Heritage weekend at Keukenhof
- 08/04/2022 – 10/04/2022 – Keukenhof Flower Market
- 16/04/2022 – 18/04/2022 – Easter weekend at Keukenhof Tulip Gardens
- 20/04/2022 – Miffy visits Keukenhof
- 23/04/2022 – Keukenhof Flower Parade
- 27/04/2022 – King’s Dag at Keukenhof
- 30/04//2022 -08-05-2022 – May holiday at Keukenhof
- 07/05/2022 – 08-05-2022 – Romance at Keukenhof (Mothers Day)
Experience the tulip fields around Keukenhof Gardens
Around Keukenhof Gardens you will find the most beautiful tulip fields in the Netherlands. The area is called Bollenstreek (flower region) in Dutch. It is therefore also possible to make a sightseeing tour from the flower park to these beautiful flower fields. The sightseeing tours can be perfectly combined with a Keukenhof visit. There are several options:
Boat trip along the tulip fields
In the flower park you can take a boat trip to see the tulip fields from the water. The boat trip lasts 45 minutes and during the trip you will receive information about the flower region. This unique tour is not included in a Keukenhof ticket and has to be bought separately.
Cycling along the tulip fields
What could be more Dutch than discovering the tulip fields by (rented) bike. There are various Keukenhof cycle routes that take you past the most beautiful tulip fields. Bicycles can be rented at Keukenhof bicycle rental and daily guided bicycle tours start at 400 metres from Keukenhof. Book your activity in advance.
Around Keukenhof there are also other tour operators. You can discover the tulip fields with an electric Renault Twizy tour, an electric scooter, a tuktuk private tour and even with a helicopter flight above the tulip fields.
|Keukenhof boat trip||€ 9.00||Book tour|
|Guided bike tour||€ 37.50||Book tour|
|Rental bike||€ 10.00||Book tour|
|Renault Twizy Tour||€ 97.00||Book tour|
|Helicopter tour||€ 126.08||Book tour|
|Scooter tour||€ 39.00||Book tour|
|TukTuk Private tour||€ 195.00||Book tour|
Hotels near Keukenhof
Spend the night near Keukenhof to fully enjoy the flowers. You can visit the flower park early and enjoy the flower fields at your leisure. Hotels in the neighborhood are often cheaper than the hotels in the center of Amsterdam.
Read more: Our selection of hotels near Keukenhof »
- Keukenhof Tulip Gardens
- Stationsweg 166a, 2161 AM Lisse
- Phone: +31 252 465555
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
- Buy Keukenhof quality tulip bulbs online and create your own tulip garden
- 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 Amsterdam Region Travel Ticket