How to get to Keukenhof from Leiden?

Visiting Keukenhof from Leiden? In 2024 you can also take Keukenhof Express bus line 854 from Leiden Central station which will take you to the Keukenhof entrance in 25 minutes.

Keukenhof Express bus line 854 is operated by Arriva company. This shuttle bus runs between Leiden and the tulip gardens from 21 March to 12 May 2024.

Bus tickets from Leiden to Keukenhof

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

Combi-ticket for the bus 854 Price in 2024 Book online
€ 31,50 Book now >>
Children (4-17) € 17,50 Book now >>

Book tickets from Leiden to Keukenhof tulip gardens

Please note that in 2024 prior reservation is required for all tickets. You can use your tickets from your phone as e-tickets, both in the bus and at the Keukenhof entrance.

Travel to Keukenhof from Leiden by public transport 2024

Keukenhof travel options by public transport in 2024. Source:

Leiden – Keukenhof bus timetable in 2024

Please note that the time you select during the Keukenhof combi-tickets purchase, is not the exact departure time. In fact, you select a time-slot. departing 30 minutes before and 60 minutes after the chosen time slot

For the actual departure times, please check the Glimble app. It’s an official app of the Arriva company, which operates Keukenhof Express buses:

First bus 854 from Leiden to Keukenhof departs at 07:43. The last bus 854 from Keukenhof to Leiden departs at 19:55.

Is it possible to buy a bus-only ticket for bus 854? 

If you’ve already booked your Keukenhof entrance ticket, you can buy a bus-only ticket via the Glimble app. A bus ticket only will cost € 12.

You can also travel with your OV-chipcard or OV-pay.

Travel time Leiden – Keukenhof by bus 854

Expected travel time from Leiden to the Keukenhof gardens is 25 minutes. The actual time can also vary depending on the road situation, especially on the day of the Flower parade.

Does Keukenhof Express bus 854 make stops?

No, Keukenhof Express bus 854 is a direct bus between Leiden Centraal station and the Keukenhof entrance. It doesn’t make stops in between.

Leiden Keukenhof Arriva bus

Is Tulip Festival card valid in the bus line 854?

No, unfortunately the Tulip Festival card is not valid in the bus line 854 Keukenhof – Leiden.

How to travel to Leiden from Amsterdam?

You can travel to Leiden Centraal station by direct train from Amsterdam.

From Leiden to Keukenhof by car

The Keukenhof gardens are located 17 km from Leiden. To plan your route use Keukenhof’s address in your navigation: Stationsweg 166A, Lisse.

It will take you around 18 minutes (sometimes more depending on the traffic) to drive from Leiden to Keukenhof. Parking near Keukenhof in 2024 costs € 10 a day. Parking tickets are available online.

From Leiden to Keukenhof by car, directions, parking

Enjoy your visit to Keukenhof from Leiden in 2024!

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