How to travel to Keukenhof from Amsterdam?

The Keukenhof park is accessible from Amsterdam by bus, train and car. Here are all tips how to find your way to the Keukenhof gardens from Amsterdam. The 9292.nl route planner will help you plan yout trip to Keukenhof from any other location in the Netherlands.

Important! The busiest season at Keukenhof has started. The tickets for some days are sold out. If the regular tickets are not available, try booking the Keukenhof tickets + bus tickets instead. Or book your ticket for another date in advance.

Keukenhof Travel Guide 2022
From Amsterdam to Keukenhof by bus (public transport)

In 2022 you can also take bus line 852 from Amsterdam RAI which will take you directly to the Keukenhof entrance.

You can easily 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.

Keukenhof travel options in 2022. Source: Keukenhof.nl

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.

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.

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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.

Book the Tulip Festival Card online >>

Alternatively, you can travel via Schiphol airport. A combi-ticket from Schiphol costs € 29,50.

There are two ways to travel from Amsterdam to Schiphol:

  1. You can take a train from Amsterdam Centraal station to Schiphol station. This ticket is not included into the combi-ticket price.
  2. Or you can take the Connexxion bus 397 from Leidseplein, Museumplein or Concertgebouw to Schiphol Airport. This ticket is included into the combi-ticket price ( 33,50).

At Schiphol you have to take bus line 858 Keukenhof Express Schiphol – Amsterdam.

Approximate travel times by Keukenhof Express are:

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From Amsterdam to Keukenhof by direct transfer bus

Taking a transfer bus from Amsterdam can be a good option if you want to travel to Keukenhof directly. There are two different direct transfers operating between Amsterdam and Keukenhof.

Tours & Tickets bus transfer. The bus departs from De Ruijterkade, 34 (the opposite side of the Central train station of Amsterdam). Travel time is around 45 minutes. Prior booking is required. Ticket price: € 39. The price includes skip-the-line entrance to Keukenhof. Tickets are available online.

Tours & Tickets, Direct bus from Amsterdam to Keukenhof

The bus departing from the “This is Holland” experience (). Simply take the free ferry from Amsterdam Central Station to the opposite side of the IJ, where “This is Holland” is a 2-minute walk away. Travel time is around 45 minutes. Prior booking is required. The price includes skip-the-line entrance to Keukenhof. Tickets (€ 39) are available online.

This is Holland, direct transfer from Amsterdam to Keukenhof

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Tours from Amsterdam to the Keukenhof gardens

You can also order Keukenhof tour from Amsterdam:

Prior booking required.

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From Amsterdam to Keukenhof by train

There is no train station directly next to Keukenhof.

Take a train to Leiden Centraal (a return ticket from Amsterdam costs € 21,20 in 2022). At Leiden Centraal station change to the bus line 854 (Leiden – Keukenhof express). Combi-ticket from Leiden (entrance + return transfer) costs € 29,50.

From Amsterdam to Keukenhof by car

The Keukenhof gardens are located between Amsterdam and Leiden. To plan your route use Keukenhof’s address in your navigation: Stationsweg 166A, Lisse.

It will take you approx. 40 minutes (sometimes more depending on the traffic) to drive from Amsterdam to Keukenhof. Parking costs € 6 a day. Parking tickets are available online.

Keukenhof Parking

From Schiphol airport to Keukenhof

Planning to go to the gardens directly from Schiphol? Check it out how to get to Keukenhof from the airport >>

Keukenhof tickets prices in 2022:

Keukenhof combi-tickets (entrance + return bus ticket) in 2022 cost:

In 2022 you need to book tickets to Keukenhof with a time-slot online.


In 2022 the Keukenhof gardens are open every day from 24 March untill 15 May. The 2022 theme is Flower Classics.

Planning your visit to Keukenhof? Make sure you book a hotel in advance as in April – May the Netherlands are popular among visitors. Check out our tips: Visiting Keukenhof: where to stay?

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