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.
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From Amsterdam to Keukenhof by bus via Schiphol
A direct express bus №858 will take you from Schiphol to the Keukenhof entrance. Travelling from Amsterdam, you have to:
- go 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 € 29,50. 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 € 24,50).
From Amsterdam to Keukenhof by direct transfer bus
Taking a direct bus transfer bus from Amsterdam can be a good option if you don’t feel like travelling via Schiphol. The bus departs from Damrak no. 26 (near the Central Train station of Amsterdam). Travel time is around 45 minutes. Prior booking is required. Tickets (€ 39) are available online.
Tours from Amsterdam to the Keukenhof gardens
You can also book a tour to Keukenhof (€ 59, you can also get a free canal cruise) from Amsterdam. Departures daily at 8.30, 09.00, 11.15, 11.45, 14.15 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 € 24,50.
You can buy train tickets from Amsterdam to Leiden online. An online ticket is valid on the selected day. You can take any local train from Amsterdam to Leiden on the chosen date, there will be no time stated on this ticket (even though the system will ask you to choose the time during the booking process).
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.
From Schiphol to Keukenhof
Planning to go to the gardens directly from Schiphol? Check it out how to get to Keukenhof from the airport >>
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.