Keukenhof FAQ: tickets, timeslots, travel advice

Keukenhof is the world’s most beautiful spring flower garden. More than 7 million flower bulbs are planted in Keukenhof every year. It’s definitely a must visit place in the Netherlands!

Keukenhof 2024 opening dates

In 2024 the Keukenhof gardens are open from 21 March untill 12 May, including Easter weekend (31 March – 1 April), King’s Day (27 April) and Liberation Day (5 May).

Keukenhof opening hours

The park is open daily 08.00 – 19.30.

Keukenhof 2024 opening

Keukenhof 2024 measures

A maximum number of visitors will be allowed per day and the Keukenhof tickets will have fixed time slots per day. The bus tickets also have a fixed departure time.

For all types of tickets (entrance tickets, combi tickets, tickets + transfer and tours) online booking is required.

Keukenhof 2024 tickets and prices

Keukenhof combi-tickets (entrance + return bus ticket) cost:

In 2024 you need to book tickets to Keukenhof with a time-slot in advance.

Keukenhof bus departures/ timetable

Keukenhof 2024: how do timeslots work?

While booking an entrance ticket to Keukenhof you choose the time when you want to enter the park.

Keukenhof is open daily between 8:00 and 19:30. Keukenhof works with time slots of half an hour – for example, can choose from time slots like 8:00  – 8:30, 8:30 – 9:00 etc. The last time slot is 18:00  – 18:30 PM (the park closes at 19:30).

After you’ve entered Keukenhof you can stay in the park as long as you want, till the closing time. Most visitors spend around 3 hours at the Keukenhof gardens.

While booking a combi-ticket, the time you choose during the booking process is based on the departure of the bus. All buses departing 30 minutes before and 60 minutes after the chosen timeslot can be taken. For the buses back there are no timeslots. You can take any bus you want.

Amsterdam Keukenhof bus

Do I need to print my tickets?

No, you can show your Keukenhof tickets on your mobile.

Are Keukenhof tickets personal?

No, it’s not a problem if there is a different name on your ticket.

What types of tickets are valid in the Keukenhof Express?

So if you already bought your Keukenhof entrance tickets, you can buy one of the travel tickets mentioned above. You can also buy single bus tickets via the official Arriva bus company app – Glimble:

The Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket is a good option if you are planning to visit other places (Zaanse Schans, Volendam, Haarlem, Zandvoort, etc.) and use public transport in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket map in 2024

Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket map in 2024. You can find a full-size image at Iamsterdam.com official website. Learn more about ARTT >>

The advantage of the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket is that you can take any Keukenhof Express bus, it’s doesn’t have a fixed departure time and gives you more flexibility.

Keukenhof address

Stationsweg 166a, 2161 AM Lisse. See on Google Maps >>

Is Keukenhof open on King’s Day (27 April 2024)?

Yes, it is. It is also open during Easter weekend and Liberation Day (5 May 2024).

How can I rent a wheelchair at Keukenhof?

Manual wheelchairs are available for rent for €5 at the Keukenhof gardens.

Use of electric wheelchairs is allowed, but they are not available for rent at Keukenhof.

Please note: you have to give a €20 cash deposit when you rent a manual wheelchair. It will be refunded when you return the wheelchair.

Wi-Fi in Keukenhof

Free wi-fi is available around the pavilions at the park.

Are bikes allowed in Keukenhof?

No, Keukenhof is a pedestian park. But you can rent a bike at the Keukenhof parking and explore the tulip fields and bulb farms in the neighbourhood by bike.

Are dogs allowed in Keukenhof?

You can take your dog to the Keukenhof gardens, providing that he is kept on a leash. Dogs are not allowed at the pavilions and restaurants, except for guide dogs.

Is there a train station near Keukenhof?

No. But it’s easily accessible during the opening season by Keukenhof Express buses.

How to get to Keukenhof from Amsterdam?

Here you can discover all possibilities how to travel from Amsterdam to Keukenhof >>

Keukenhof 2024 dates, theme, tickets, opening times

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Last updated: 27 March 2024

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