Visit Keukenhof in 2023 – FAQ
Plan your visit to Keukenhof in 2023 with your complete Keukenhof travel guide! In 2023 Keukenhof will be open from 23 March to 14 May. Here you will find the answers to the most frequently asked question about visiting Keukenhof in 2023.
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Keukenhof in 2023: good to know!
In 2023 Keukenhof will again work with timeslots. A maximum number of visitors will be allowed per day, and all tickets have to be booked in advance.
Some days and time slots can be sold out quickly. It makes sense to book tickets in advance. Tickets to Keukenhof 2023 are already available online.
What days are the busiest at Keukenhof?
One of the busiest days at Keukenhof is 22 April 2023, the day of Bloemencorso Bollenstreek flower parade. Weekends, school vacation days (27 April to 3 May 2023), the Easter weekend (9 – 10 April 2023), King’s Day (27 April) are also very popular days for visiting Keukenhof.
Are Keukenhof tickets ever sold out?
Yes, in 2022 all weekends in the second half of April and beginning of May were completely sold out.
Keukenhof tickets are not available – what to do?
Last year the busiest season at Keukenhof started before the Easter weekend. The tickets for some days and timeslots were sold out, especially morning times and the weekends. If the regular tickets are not available, try booking the Keukenhof tickets + bus tickets.
Are Keukenhof tickets personalized?
No, tickets are not personalized. It’s not a problem if there is a different name on the ticket.
Visit Keukenhof: travel by public transport
During the Keukenhof opening season there are special direct bus lines, called the Keukenhof Express, going to the gardens from:
- Schiphol airport (bus line 858)
- Leiden (bus line 854)
- Amsterdam RAI (bus line 852).
You can also travel to Keukenhof by regular bus line 50 from Haarlem and line 90 from Noordwijk.
Check the detailed travel instructions here:
Can I buy a bus ticket without a timeslot?
If you want to have a bus ticket without a fixed timeslot, we recommend to order the Tulip Festival Card (from €51), a combi-ticket which includes:
- Keukenhof entrance ticket
- Amsterdam & Region Travel ticket for 1 – 3 days (you can also use it in public transport in Amsterdam and for travelling to the Zaanse Schans, Volendam, Haarlem and many other places around Amsterdam)
- 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.
Book the Tulip Festival Card online >>
Visit Keukenhof: travel by car
Keukenhof is located between Amsterdam and The Hague and is easily accessible via motorways A4 (exit Nieuw-Vennep) and A44 (exit 3, Lisse). Keukenhof address for navigation: Stationsweg 166A, 2161 AM, Lisse.
Keukenhof has an own carpark for 4.500 cars and 1.000 coaches. There are two big parking spaces near the park. Parking costs € 6 a day.
Is it allowed to bring own food to Keukenhof?
Yes, you can bring your own food and drinks when you visit Keukenhof.
There are also restautants and snack bars where you can buy food and beverages on the spot. Please not that restaurants and shops at Keukenhof do not accept cash.
Can I use a drone in the park?
No. For safety reasons, the flying of drones over or around Keukenhof are not allowed.
I already bought an entrance ticket. How can I pay for the bus?
You can buy bus only tickets:
- € 17– from Amsterdam
- € 12 – from Schiphol, Haarlem, Leiden.
You can buy these tickets via the official Arriva (the company that operates Keukenhof Express buses) Glimble app:
In the bus line 50 (from Haarlem) you can also buy tickets from the driver. The drivers don’t accept cash.
It is also possible to travel to Keukenhof with an OV-chipkaart (a contactless rechargable card used for all public transport in the Netherlands).