Planning a visit to Keukenhof from Schiphol airport? In 2023 you can take direct Keukenhof Express bus line 858 from Amsterdam Schiphol airport to the Keukenhof gardens. It’s nonstop bus that brings you to the main entrance of Keukenhof.
Schiphol airport – Keukenhof bus tickets
A Keukenhof combi-ticket (entrance + return express bus ticket from Amsterdam) costs:
Please note that in 2023 prior reservation is required for all tickets.
Departure times/ timetable of Keukenhof bus line 858
The time that you choose during the booking process is based on departure with the express bus 858 (operated by Arriva company) from Schiphol airport. All buses departing 30 minutes before and 60 minutes after the chosen timeslot can be taken.
The first bus from Schiphol Airport to Keukenhof in 2023 departs at 7:35. The last bus back from Keukenhof is at 19:55.
The bus line 858 Schiphol – Keukenhof departs up to 6 times an hour.
Please note that Keukenhof combi tickets are sold with a 30 minutes interval. While the public transport is operating on their own schedule. The best way to see the exact departure times is via the Arriva official app called Glimble.
Tickets with flexible departure times
If you’re planning travel to Keukenhof as soon as you arrive to the Netherlands, it can be difficult to choose your departure time.
For flexible departure times, we recommend to order the Tulip Festival Card (from €53 in 2024), a combi-ticket which includes:
- 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.
Tulip Festival card
For the return express bus 858 Keukenhof – Schiphol there are no timeslots. You can take any bus you want. You can also take a Keukenhof Express bus to Leiden or Haarlem.
Keukenhof travel options in 2023. Source: Keukenhof.nl
Departure point of the bus 858 Schiphol – Keukenhof
The bus 858 Schiphol airport – Keukenhof departs from the exit of Arrival Hall 3 – 4. Just follow the signs, and you’ll easily find the bus stop.
Travel times Schiphol – Keukenhof
Approximate travel times by Keukenhof Express bus 858 from Schiphol airport to Keukenhof is 30 minutes. Exact travel times depend on the road situation.
Types of tickets valid in the bus Schiphol – Keukenhof
There are several types of tickets valid in the bus line 858. Please not that you cannot buy a ticket on board from a driver.