Keukenhof bus from Amsterdam (line 852)
In 2023 you can travel from Amsterdam to Keukenhof by a Keukenhof Express bus line 852. The bus departs from Amsterdam RAI.
Amsterdam – Keukenhof bus tickets
In 2023 Keukenhof combi-tickets (entrance + return bus ticket from Amsterdam) cost:
- adult (18+) combi-ticket – € 36
- child (4-17) combi-ticket – € 17,50
- kids younger than 4 travel in Keukenhof bus line 852 for free.
Please note that in 2023 prior reservation is required for all tickets.
Departure times of Keukenhof bus line 852
The time that you choose during the booking process is based on departure with bus 852 from Europaplein/Rai Amsterdam. All buses departing 30 minutes before and 60 minutes after the chosen timeslot can be taken.
The bus line 852 Amsterdam RAI – Keukenhof departs up to 8 times an hour.
You can check departure times and directions real-time with a free Glimble app. It’s an official app of the Arriva company, which operates Keukenhof Express buses:
Tickets with flexible departure times
If you want to have a flexible departure time, we recommend to order the Tulip Festival Card (from €51), a combi-ticket which includes:
- Keukenhof entrance ticket
- Amsterdam & Region Travel ticket for 1 – 3 days (you can also use it in public transport in Amsterdam and for travelling to the Zaanse Schans, Volendam, Haarlem and many other places around Amsterdam)
- Two audio tours, including the guide for cycling through the flower fields near Keukenhof
- 10% discount on your next booking (you can use it to book museum tickets).
This card includes everything you need to enjoy Keukenhof and the flower fields. It also includes transportation to the Keukenhof without timeslots, which gives you extra flexibility while planning your trip.
Book the Tulip Festival Card online >>
For the return bus 852 Keukenhof – Amsterdam RAI there are no timeslots. You can take any bus you want.
Departure point of the bus 852 Amsterdam – Keukenhof
The bus 852 Amsterdam – Keukenhof departs from Europaplein in Amsterdam (near Amsterdam RAI).
How to get to Amsterdam RAI?
You can plan your trip with the 9292.nl online travel planner. You will immediately receive travel advice (timetable and the route options) from your departure location.
The most common way to travel to Amsterdam RAI/Europaplein is by metro line 52. Get off at the Europaplein metro stop. The metro departs every 5 minutes and it takes 8 minutes to get you to the bus 852 departure location.
A metro ticket is not included into the combi-ticket price. You need a separate GVB ticket.
Travel options in 2023. Source: Keukenhof.nl
Travel times Amsterdam – Keukenhof
Approximate travel time by Keukenhof Express bus 852 from Amsterdam RAI to Keukenhof is 35 minutes. Exact travel times depend on the road situation.
Types of tickets valid in the bus Amsterdam – Keukenhof
There are several types of tickets valid in the bus line 852. Please not that you cannot buy a ticket on board from a driver.
- Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket
- Holland Travel Ticket
- Tourist Day Ticket
Hi, we wanted to use ARTT card and want to travel to Keukenhof. While Cobi and Tulip cards has prior reservation, how does it work with ARTT?
Do we have any situation as such bus is full and we wont be allowed ?