In 2022 you can travel from Amsterdam to Keukenhof by a Keukenhof Express bus line 852. The bus departs from Amsterdam RAI.
Amsterdam – Keukenhof bus tickets
You can book Keukenhof combi-tickets (entrance + return bus ticket from Amsterdam) for € 33,50. Please note that in 2022 prior reservation is required for all tickets.
During the booking process you can book combi-tickets or day bus tickets (travel only):
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. Check departure times >>
Tickets with flexible departure times
If you want to have a flexible departure time, we recommend to order the Tulip Festival Card (from €50), a combi-ticket which includes:
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.
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 2022. 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.
Day tickets for all Keukenhof Express buses cost €11,50 (except Bus 852: €16) for adults and €7,50 for children aged 4 – 11. These day tickets (dagkaarten in Dutch) are only available online, you cannot buy them from the driver. Choose day ticket bus only during the booking process.
Facemasks and QR-codes
You need to wear a face mask in public transport in the Netherlands, including Keukenhof Express Arriva bus. You don’t need to wear a face mask in the Keukenhof gardens.
UPDATE: The requirement to wear a face mask on public transport in the Netherlands will be lifted as of Wednesday 23 March 2022.
You don’t need to present your Digital corona pass or QR-code in the bus, and also not in Keukenhof.