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Keukenhof flower park and the tulip fields are about 60 kilometres from Rotterdam. Unfortunately, there are no special tour buses from Rotterdam to Keukenhof this tulip season. Still, it is easy to travel to the tulips from Rotterdam. Below, we have listed several transport options for you to travel from Rotterdam to the Bollenstreek during the tulip season (21 March to 12 May 2024).

From Rotterdam to Keukenhof and the Dutch tulip fields

Are you in Rotterdam between 21 March and 12 May 2024 and want to visit Holland’s tulip fields and the famous Keukenhof flower garden? Then plan your trip from Rotterdam to the Bollenstreek (Holland’s flower region).

  • Enjoy millions of tulips, daffodils and hyacinths
  • Visit Keukenhof flower park
  • Enjoy the flowering tulip fields
  • Less than an hour from Rotterdam

by car from Rotterdam to Keukenhof

The easiest way to travel to Keukenhof from Rotterdam is by car. The distance between the city and the tulip fields is only 60 kilometres. In just 50 minutes you’ll be among the blooming flowers. Near Keukenhof flower park is a large car park where you can park all day for € 10.00 (reserve your parking pass with your Keukenhof tickets). Want to visit the tulip fields? Rent a bike at Keukenhof or book one of the fun sightseeing tours along the tulip fields.

Note: Keukenhof works with day tickets with an arrival time. Book your entrance ticket + parking ticket online to ensure you can visit the flower park. Book your visit here

Keukenhof ticketPrice
Adult (18+)€ 20,00Buy Ticket
Kids (4-17)€ 9,00Buy Ticket
Kids (0-3)Free
Parking ticket€ 10,00Buy Ticket
Keukenhof Bike Rental€ 11,00Buy Ticket
Combi ticket Keukenhof + Bus€ 31,50Buy Ticket

by public transport from Rotterdam to Keukenhof

Another way to travel to the tulip fields from Rotterdam is by public transport. The fastest and cheapest route is to travel by train from Rotterdam to Leiden Central Station. From Leiden Central Station, take the special Keukenhof bus line 854 (Leiden) that goes directly to the flower park. The total journey by public transport takes about 60 minutes.

Note: For the Keukenhof bus line 854 from Leiden, book a special combi ticket for the bus + entrance to Keukenhof. Book your bus + Keukenhof ticket here

Public transport ticketsPrice (12+)Price (4-11)
Train from Rotterdam – Leiden€ 17.40 € 2.50At the station
Keukenhof bus 854 (Leiden – Keukenhof)
+ Keukenhof ticket
€ 31.50€ 18.00Book now

Check for up-to-date travel times.

By taxi from Rotterdam to Keukenhof

A more expensive option is to take a taxi from Rotterdam to Keukenhof. There are several taxi services available in Rotterdam. A taxi ride from Rotterdam to the tulip fields will cost around € 100.00 for a one-way trip. Always ask the taxi service or taxi driver in advance what the price will be and make a fixed price agreement. For the return trip to Rotterdam, you can get a taxi in front of the main entrance of Keukenhof or use a taxi service such as Uber.

All buses to Keukenhof and tulip fields

Buses to Keukenhof and the tulip fields run from several cities. Below is a handy overview of all bus connections for the tulip season in 2024.

Tips Bollenstreek

Come and enjoy between beach and city and discover Holland from the most beautiful holiday region of the Netherlands. View our tips below.

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