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Keukenhof Tulip Gardens (Amsterdam, Holland) – Opening hours, prices

Keukenhof Tulip Gardens are open from March 20 till 9 May 2021. It’s the best day out among the flowers near Amsterdam! Every year, more than 7 million 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.

Due to the corona measures, only a limited number of visitors per day will be allowed to visit the gardens in 2021.

Keukenhof Gardens in Holland

The flower park has 32 hectares 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 Gardens Amsterdam Holland
Keukenhof Gardens 2021 – 20 March to 9 May 2021

Keukenhof theme 2021

Every year the flower park is dedicated to a specific theme. The inspiration gardens, events and artworks are adjusted accordingly. The theme for 2021 is World of Colors. The flower park in Holland will open for the 71th time.

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 with children

Keukenhof is also one big party for kids. They will have a blast with the treasure hunt, petting farm, maze and the playground. There is also a Miffy playground for little kids to enjoy. Visiting the flower park is a great day out for the whole family. 

Map of Keukenhof 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 »

Map of Keukenhof Gardens
Map of Keukenhof Gardens

When to visit Keukenhof

A question we get very often is when is the best time to visit Keukenhof. Because the flower bulbs are planted in different layers in the park, the flower park is great every day during the season. There are three different 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 flower is very depending on the weather. If you want to stay updated about the blooming of the flowers you can subscribe to our free email newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Opening hours Keukenhof

The flower park will be open from the 20 March till 9 May 2021:

  • 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 2021 are only available online. There is no ticket sale at the entrance of the flower park.

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 the end of November 2020.

Keukenhof ticketPrice
Adult (from 18 years)€ 19.00Not bookable yet
Kids (4-17 years)€ 9.00Not bookable yet
Kids (0-3 years)FreeNot bookable yet
Parking ticket€ 6.00Not bookable yet

How to travel to Keukenhof?

Keukenhof Express bus combi tickets

The flower park is close to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and other Dutch cities like 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.

By car

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 2021. When booking your tickets, you must select a day and time slot for entering the park. Individual tickets will go on sale in the end of November 2020.

Keukenhof ticketPrice
Adult (from 18 years)€ 19.00Not bookable yet
Kids (4-17 years)€ 9.00Not bookable yet
Kids (0-3 years)FreeNot bookable yet
Parking ticket€ 6.00Not bookable yet
By Keukenhof bus

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.

Departure train stationBus numberCombi price
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

Tours

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.

From cityPrice
Amsterdam€ 39.00Book now
Rotterdam€ 79.00Book now
The Hague€ 79.00Book now
By bike

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.

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). Sign up for our free newsletter to stay informed.

The events for Keukenhof 2021 season are not yet final and may change.

Sightseeing Tours

Bike tour tulip fields Amsterdam
sightseeing the flower fields

Keukenhof itself consists exclusively of hiking trails, during a sightseeing tour outside the gardens you will discover the beauty of the flower fields in Holland. The area is called Bollenstreek (flower bulb region) in Dutch. You can check out the status of the flower fields with our free flower updates. Check out our selection of sightseeing tours to see the tulip fields. You can even explore the tulip fields with a helicopter flight.

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 »

Address

  • Keukenhof Tulip Gardens
  • Stationsweg 166a, 2161 AM Lisse
  • Phone: +31 252 465555

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