The Keukenhof park is easily accessible from Amsterdam by bus, train and car. Here are all tips how to find your way to the Keukenhof gardens from Amsterdam. The 9292.nl route planner will help you find the best way to Keukenhof from any other location in the Netherlands by public transport.
From Amsterdam to Keukenhof by bus
A direct express bus №858 will take you from Schiphol to the Keukenhof entrance. Travelling from Amsterdam, you have to:
- travel from Amsterdam to Schiphol by bus №197 (stops at Leidseplein, Museumplein and Rijksmuseum)
- change to the bus №858 (stops near Arrivals 4)
We recommend to buy Keukenhof combi-tickets (entrance + return ticket valid in bus №197 and №858) for € 29. It’s cheaper and more convenient than buying single tickets in every bus.
Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam Centraal station to Schiphol station (a return ticket costs € 9,40), and then change to the bus №858 (a combi-ticket from Schiphol costs € 24).
Well, and if you don’t feel like changing trains and buses, you can book a tour to Keukenhof (€ 55, you can also get a free canal cruise), and enjoy a direct transfer from Amsterdam. Departures daily at 9:00, 11:45 and 14:45 from Damrak no. 26. Check availability >>
From Amsterdam to Keukenhof by train
Take a train to Leiden Centraal (a return ticket from Amsterdam costs € 19). At Leiden Centraal station change to the bus №854 (Leiden – Keukenhof express). Combi-ticket from Leiden (entrance + return transfer) costs € 24.
From Amsterdam to Keukenhof by car
The Keukenhof gardens are located between Amsterdam and Leiden. To plan your route use Keukenhof’s address in your navigation: Stationsweg 166A, Lisse. It will take you approx. 40 minutes (sometimes more depending on the traffic) to drive from Amsterdam to Keukenhof. Parking costs € 6 a day.
Keukenhof gardens admission prices in 2018:
We advice you to buy tickets to Keukenhof online to avoid long waiting lines at the entrance.
In 2018 the Keukenhof gardens are open is open from 22 March untill 13 May. The 2018 theme is Romance.