Where is Keukenhof Gardens? | Getting to Keukenhof, Location & More

The Annual Tulip Festival at Keukenhof Gardens

Keukenhof Gardens extend over a whopping 79 acres and are home to 7 million flower bulbs every year. This majestic flower park hosts the world-famous Amsterdam Tulip Festival and remains open only for an eight-week period in the spring season every year. Keukenhof Tulip Festival 2024 will take place from 21 March to 12 May. The popular Keukenhof Flower Parade will take place on 20 April. Before you plan your visit, read more about where is Keukenhof Gardens, Keukenhof's location, directions, and how to get there.

Where is Keukenhof Gardens?

Getting to the Keukenhof Gardens via Public Transport

By Bus
By Train

Best for: Travellers who want to sightsee Amsterdam while interacting with locals

Travel time: 40-44 minutes from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Closest stop: Lisse

Timings: In Amsterdam, buses run from around 6am until just past midnight for daytime services. For late-night travel, a dedicated network of night buses operates from 12:30am to 7am in the morning.

The easiest way to travel by public transport to the Keukenhof Gardens is to take the Keukenhof Express Bus. It is also easy on the pocket and a quick way to get to the Keukenhof Gardens. You can catch bus line 361 from Schipol Airport. Note: Please reach the station well in advance to avoid any delays.

Best for: Tourists seeking swift mode of transportation

Travel time: 60-90 minutes from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Closest stop: Lisse, Meer en Duin

Timings: Sprinter trains run every half-hour, with more frequent connections every 15 minutes on busy routes.

Operating from early morning until late night, these trains offer a convenient and reliable transport option for city and nearby area travelers. Hop on Sprinter line 4650 from Schiphol Airport and then switch to bus line 162 from Nieuw-Vennep station. Reach Lisse Centrum, and then switch your bus again to line 90, to reach Lisse, Meer en Duin.

Getting to Keukenhof by Car

Driving Route
Keukenhof Parking

  • Keukenhof Gardens are located between Amsterdam and The Hague. You can easily reach the gardens via the A4 (exit Nieuw-Vennep) and the A44 (exit 3 Lisse).
  • To plan your route use Keukenhof’s address in your navigation: Stationsweg 166A, Lisse.
  • Follow the signs that say ‘Keukenhof’.
  • A car ride will take you approximately 35 minutes.
  • You can also find rental cars for around €45,00 a day, for example, at the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
Parking Facilities

Keukenhof Parking

  • You can easily park your car when you reach Keukenhof Gardens.
  • There is a large parking lot located at the entrance of the gardens.
  • Parking your car here will cost you €6 a day.
  • The parking is free of charge for bicycles and coaches.
  • The Keukenhof parking area closes at 7:30pm.
  • During the Tulip Season in 2024, you can reserve your entrance and parking tickets online to avoid waiting in long queues and crowds.

Walk to Keukenhof Gardens

Amsterdam Bicycle

Travel time: Almost 2 hours

Distance: 7.5 km

Ideal for: Tourists who desire leisurely strolls to absorb the culture of Amsterdam

Walking from Nieuw-Vennep to Keukenhof offers a fun, long alk through Amsterdam's streets, ensuring you get to soak in the city's ambiance, discover nestled spots, and admire beautiful landmarks along the way.

Keukenhof Tours from Amsterdam

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  • Visiting Keukenhof Gardens with a guided tour is a great option as you get to save time with a direct bus and money on shared transport.
  • Most tours begin at the Amsterdam Centraal Station.
  • On a guided tour, you also get to learn all about the painstaking efforts that go into creating the pristine beauty of the gardens.
  • You can also extend your trip by visiting nearby attractions like Zaanse Schans, Volendam, Marken, Windmills, and Flower fields without having to worry about planning transport to the other locations.

Best Ways to Get to Keukenhof Tulip Gardens

Budget-friendly: If you want to get around Amsterdam without spending too much money, we recommend walking or cycling around the city. It is a great way to explore the city, as well.

Fastest route: Driving down is one of the fastest ways to get to the Tulip garden.

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Frequently Asked Questions About How to Reach Keukenhof Gardens

Where is Keukenhof Gardens?

Keukenhof Gardens is located located in the South Holland province, south of Haarlem, and southwest of Amsterdam in the Duin- en Bollenstreek which translates to "Dune and Bulb Region". Keukenhof Location: Stationsweg 166A, 2161 AM Lisse, Netherlands.

How to get to Keukenhof?

You can travel via bus, train, rented car, bicycle, or taxis to get to Keukenhof. Follow the Keukenhof map to reach your desired flower shows and events.

What is the most convenient way to reach Keukenhof?

The most convenient way to reach Keukenhof Gardens is to take the public transport Keukenhof Bus.

What is the most budget-friendly way to reach Keukenhof?

The most budget-friendly is to take the Keukenhof Bus which is available at several train stations in Amsterdam.

What is the best way to reach Keukenhof if I want to sightsee along the way?

The best way to reach Keukenhof Gardens if you want to sightsee tulip fields along the way is to go walking or by cycle.

Does Keukenhof have parking facilities?

Yes, there is a large parking lot located at the entrance of the Keukenhof Gardens. Parking your car here will cost you €6 a day.

Do my Keukenhof Garden tickets include transfers from Amsterdam?

Yes, some of the Keukenhof tickets include timed and flexible timed transfers from Amsterdam.

What modes of public transportation can I use to reach Keukenhof?

Keukenhof Gardens are accessible by bus, train, taxi, rented cars and even bicycles.