Planning to go to Keukenhof directly from the airport? During the Keukenhof opening season (21 March – 10 May 2020) you can travel by the Keukenhof Express (bus line 858). It will take you from Schiphol airport to the gardens entrance.
How to find the bus 858 in Schiphol?
The Keukenhof Express departs from the bus stop outside Arrivals hall 4 (near the Starbucks). Just walk outside from Schiphol Plaza and follow the signs.
Travel time from Schiphol to Keukenhof
An average travel time from Schiphol airport to Keukenhof is 30 – 35 minutes. Please mind that during the peak season (end of April – beginning of May) and during the weekends there can be traffic jams on the way to Keukenhof.
Keukenhof Express bus 858 schedule >>
How much does a bus ticket cost?
A single bus ticket from Schiphol airport to Keukenhof costs € 5 (price as for 2019) one way and can be purchased from the driver. It makes sense to buy a combi-ticket (entrance + travel) which in 2020 costs € 27,50 for adults and € 14 for kids.
- skip-the-line entrance to Keukenhof (regular price € 19)
- return bus trip Schiphol – Keukenhof – Schiphol by bus 858 (Keukenhof express)
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Can I use my GVB ticket in the Keukenhof Express?
No, bus 858 is operated by Arriva. Your GVB ticket, as well as I Amsterdam city card won’t be valid in the bus.
However you can use Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket. It is valid in the bus lines:
- 858 (Schiphol Airport – Keukenhof)
- 852 (Amsterdam RAI – Keukenhof)
- 854 (Leiden CS – Keukenhof)
- 859 (station Hoofddorp – Keukenhof)
- 50 (station Haarlem – Keukenhof).
You can also use the Tulip Festival Card, which is a great combi of Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket, the Keukenhof entrance ticket, Amsterdam canal cruise and several discount cards.
What types of tickets are valid in the Keukenhof Express?
Is bus 858 accessible to passengers in a wheelchair?
Yes, it is.
Does the bus 858 have any in between stops?
No, it is a direct and nonstop bus that brings you to the main entrance of Keukenhof.