Explore Beautiful Keukenhof Tulip Gardens from Amsterdam in 2024

Known as the ‘Garden of Europe’, Keukenhof, nestled in the heart of Netherlands is an iconic destination for vibrant tulip flowers and amazing landscapes. Every year during the Tulip Festival, millions of visitors are enchanted by more than 7 million flower bulbs which are hand planted and over 800 different types of tulips can be seen. It makes a perfect day trip to explore Keukenhof tulip gardens from Amsterdam.

The 2024 edition is extra special as it is the 75th anniversary of Keukenhof! Every year the flower park is dedicated to a specific theme and surely must be on your bucket-list while visiting Netherlands. Here we will delve into this beautiful flowery world of Keukenhof Gardens, know when is the time to visit, travel options, day trip options and ticket prices for an unforgettable floral experience.

Where is Keukenhof Tulip Gardens?

Keukenhof Gardens is located just half hour journey(35km) from Amsterdam to a small area called as Lisse, in the Netherlands.

When will Keukenhof be open in 2024?

In 2024, Keukenhof will be open from 21st March to 12th May, daily from 08:00 to 19:30.

When is the best time to visit Keukenhof Gardens?

The Keukenhof Gardens is a spring time haven with blooms starting from mid-March with peak blooming period is between mid-April to May. Plan your visit around special events like the Flower Parade, a Dutch tradition, held in late April (20th April in 2024), and travelling over 42km across the Netherlands. This amazing parade features elaborate floats adorned with vibrant flowers spring flowers like Hyacinthsdaffodils and tulips. We recommend to book your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

What are the ticket prices of Keukenhof Gardens?

Tickets to Keukenhof Garden are only available online. Since tickets are issued with a pre-determined timeslot, it is advised that you book your tickets in advance to ensure you get the time of your choosing.

Entry Tickets to the Keukenhof Gardens are available starting from € 19.50 for entry but you can also combine it with transport options like combination tickets that include transportation from major cities like Amsterdam or Haarlem.

Adult Ticket: From € 19.50
Children Ticket (4 – 17years): € 9.00. Children under four years of age enjoy free admission
Groups(from 20 persons): From € 19.00
Parking Ticket: From € 8.00

How to travel to Keukenhof Gardens?

This flower park is close to Amsterdam and other cities like Haarlem, Leiden, The Hague, Rotterdam and Delft. We recommend to plan your trip to Keukenhof in advance which includes booking your tickets and travel options. You can plan to use public transport like the Keukenhof Bus Express, self drive to the gardens or take a guided tour from Amsterdam, the Hague or Rotterdam. Private Taxi services are also available.

Travel by Metro/Train: Take Metro Line M52 from Amsterdam to the Europaplein metro stop, where you can take the Keukenhof Express bus directly to the gardens.

How will it take to visit Keukenhof Gardens?

It takes around 2-2 hours to see most of the Keukenhof Gardens and is best suited as a half-day trip from Amsterdam or other cities. You can also plan to spend the entire day at the gardens.

Download the below free map of the park which will help you during your visit. It is also available at the ticket office at the entrance of the park. The park guide costs only € 7.00 and can be ordered when buying your Keukenhof tickets.

Keukenhof Gardens – Visitor Tips

  1. Book Tickets in Advance: Remember to purchase your tickets online and book your timeslots.
  2. Visit as Early as Possible: Plan to arrive early in the day so that you get lesser crowds and make most of your visit.
  3. Visit on Weekdays: To avoid the large crowds, it is recommended to visit on weekdays and avoid the weekends.
  4. Comfortable Footwear: The gardens cover a vast area so there will be lots of walking as you explore the beautiful flower-filled landscapes. So consider wearing comfortable footwear.
  5. Photography Tips: Surely you will want to capture images and videos on your smartphones and cameras, so don’t forget to carry extra batteries and memory cards.
  6. Children Supervision: Children aged 0 to 16 cannot visit the park without supervision.
  7. Stay on the Marked Path: Walking on the grass is not permitted unless indicted. It is advised for all visitors to stay on the marked path while walking on the park.
  8. Boat Cruise: A boat tour through the tulip fields is a picturesque way to experience the colours of amazing floral landscape. Read more about it here.

Check ticket availability and book your Keukenhof Tickets

Check the below widget to find the availability of tickets to make a reservation as per your day and timeslot. Please note that this ticket does not include the boat cruise ticket.

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