If you are privileged enough to visit the Netherlands in spring time, The Keukenhof is definitly worth a visit! The tulip gardens near Amsterdam attract well over a million visitors in the the 7 weeks the gardens are open to public. On average the visitors rate the park with an astonishing 8,7! The park dedicated to Holland’s most iconic flower, the tulip, covers over 79 acres. This makes the tulip gardens of The Keukenhof one of the biggest flower parks in the world. As the flowering time of the tulips under two months, you have to be a bit lucky to witness the beauty of The Keukenhof. These two months are annually from late March till half May. The Keukenhof is situated in the a small town called Lisse near Amsterdam.
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Opening hours Keukenhof
As said before the Keukenhof is only open to public 7 weeks per year, when the tulips are flowering. The rest of the year the tulip gardens can not be visited. In 2016 the Keukenhof can be visited from the 24th of March till the 6th of May.
|24-04 till 16-05:||daily 8:30 till 19:30 – entrance closes 18:00|
Tickets and prices
Entrance tickets to the tulip gardens of The keukenhof can be acquired from the entrance. But as the queue can be long, we advise to book your tickets online upfront. You can also choose to buy a complete trip including busride. This is both cheaper and easier as the bus takes you straight to The Keukenhof. By public transport the trip will cost you around €18, and you have to switch between train and bus.
|Children between 4-11||€ 8,-|
Address, contact information and route to the gardens
The Keukenhof tulip gardens are situated in Lisse to the south of Amsterdam. There’s a decent connection to Amsterdam Central station and the airport.
2161 AM Lisse
+31 (0)252 465 555
Tulip Gardens near Amsterdam
If you rather choose to go by public transport (which we don’t recommend as it is more expensive and takes longer than a combiticket) then you have to travel to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and take the bus from there.
From Amsterdam Schiphol Airport:
Bus 854 and 858 to Keukenhof
With the widget on the right you can find accurate advice for the real-time travel times based on your current location. This application will help you when you are not sure which bus or tram you can take from your location.
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