bicycle route keukenhof flower fields

Self guided bike tours for sightseeing the flower fields

A visit to Keukenhof Gardens is not complete without sightseeing the flower fields of Holland. And how can that be more Dutch than on a bike? You can book a bike tour with a local guide or you can rent a bike at various locations near Keukenhof and check out one of the self guided bike tours.

Keukenhof bike routes for sightseeing the flower fields

Rental bike Keukenhof
Rental bike Keukenhof

There are four signed routes for sightseeing the flower fields. Depending on the period of your visit you can choose the route with the best flower fields. You can easily follow the colored signage. Follow our flower forecast where we will inform you of the latest information about the blooming and the best bike route. Nature is different every day and the flower fields have different flowers.

Keukenhof Bike routes for sightseeing the flower fields

Blue Bike route – 5 kilometers

Don’t you have a lot of time but do you want to view the flower fields? Then the blue route is perfect. The route is 5 kilometers and makes a round around Keukenhof. You see the Keukenhof mill from the flower fields.

Purple Bike route – 10 kilometers

This route passes through another part of the flower fields. Along this route you will also find the tulip farm where you can enjoy a cup of coffee or tea with a fresh syrup waffle or apple pie. You also cycle through the center of flower village Lisse with cozy terraces, monuments and Museum De Zwarte Tulp.

Flower Audioguide Blue + Purple – 15 kilometers

Experience the story of the tulips with the Flower Audioguide. This route follows the blue and purple route but adds a great audiotour with lots of information about the tulips, Keukenhof and the monuments in flower village Lisse. The audioguide cost only € 5,00 and can be installed on your (iOS or Android) phone.

More info on the Tulip Festival Audioguide

Green Bike route – 15 kilometers

With this route you will see a lot of flower fields in about 2 hours. It’s an extended version of the blue bike route.

Red Bike route – 25 kilometers

The longest route shows you not only the flower fields. You also go to the beach and the beautiful dune area. You will be amazed about the different landscapes that you encounter. And who knows, you might meet a deer in the dunes.

Rental bike near Keukenhof

Of course you can enjoy the flower fields with your own bike. But if you do not feel like taking your own bike, you can also rent a bike near Keukenhof. There are three rental bike points near Keukenhof. At the parking area close to the main entrance of Keukenhof there you can rent a bike from March 20 to May 9, 2021 or you can rent your bike online at Hotel de Nachtegaal (300 meters from Keukenhof) or Hillegom train station (4 kilometers from Keukenhof).

Do you want a local guide to ride with you and who will show you where the flower fields bloom best? Check out the Bike tour with local guide »

Prices rental bike Keukenhof 2021

Below are the prices for the 2021 season. If you want to visit Keukenhof Gardens as well you will have to buy a ticket for Keukenhof.

Keukenhof Bike Rental
Hotel de Nachtegaal
Hillegom Train Station

You will find the Keukenhof bike rental point on the parking area at the main entrance of Keukenhof. You can book your rental bike here

  • City bike rental (3 hours) – € 10.00
  • City bike rental (all day) – € 15.00

Do you want to reserve a rental bike.

Are you traveling with a group. You reserve up to 200 bikes with the online booking tool.

Hotel de Nachtegaal is only 300 meters away from the Keukenhof entrance. In addition to the usual city bike, you can also rent an electric e-bike. You rent the bike for a whole day so you don’t have to hurry. All rental bikes include the Flower Audioguide for your mobile phone (iOS/Android)

You will have to reserve these bikes online. This way you know for sure that your bike is ready as soon as you want to start cycling.

Are you traveling with a group. You reserve up to 24 city bikes with the online booking tool.

Hillegom train station is an ideal starting location for your bike ride through the tulip fields. The station is in the middle of the tulip fields and just a 10 minutes bike ride to Keukenhof Gardens.

You will have to reserve these bikes online. This way you know for sure that your bike is ready as soon as you want to start cycling.

Are you traveling with a group. You reserve up to 16 city bikes with the online booking tool.

Reserve a rental bike

The bikes at the Keukenhof bike rental point can not be booked online. If you want to be sure there is a rental bike available you can reserve a rental bike at Hotel de Nachtegaal.

Opening hours Bike rental Keukenhof

The bike rental location at Keukenhof is open on the following days and times. 

  • Monday – 9:30 am to 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday – 9:30 am to 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday – 9:30 am to 7:00 pm
  • Thursday – 9:30 am to 7:00 pm
  • Friday – 9:30 am to 7:00 pm
  • Saturday – 9:30 am to 7:00 pm
  • Sunday – 9:30 am to 7:00 pm

Location bike rental point at Keukenhof

You can pick up your rental bike at the rental point in front of the main entrance of Keukenhof. It’s located at the parking area. If you are traveling to Keukenhof by car please navigate to Stationsweg 166A – 2161 AM Lisse

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