Keukenhof Express Bus

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Do you want to travel from Amsterdam to Keukenhof flower park and the flower fields in a fast and inexpensive way? Then take the special Keukenhof Express Bus (852) from 21 March to 12 May 2024 from Europaplein/RAI Amsterdam. This direct bus service is a collaboration between bus company Arriva and Keukenhof and only runs during the opening season of the flower park. Bus 852 takes you quickly to the Bollenstreek (Dutch flower region), without any stops.

From Amsterdam to Keukenhof by bus 852

During the Keukenhof opening period, a special Express bus 852 will be leaving from the centre of Amsterdam. This bus will take you from Amsterdam to the flower park without any stops. There are special combi-tickets available for bus 852 that save you money and time. The combi ticket includes an entrance ticket to Keukenhof.

  • Direct bus connection from Amsterdam to Keukenhof
  • No fixed time for the return trip. So you can stay as long as you want in Keukenhof
  • Do you have an Amsterdam Region Travel Ticket? Then travel for free with bus 852

Keukenhof Bus 852 prices and tickets

There are special combi-tickets available where you buy a return bus ticket (there and back) and a ticket for Keukenhof. Besides the price advantage, you don’t have to choose an arrival time at Keukenhof.

Do you travel more by public transport during your stay in Amsterdam? Then a Tulip Festival Card is easy and inexpensive. In addition to a Keukenhof ticket, you will receive a 1, 2 or 3-day travel pass for bus, tram, train, metro and ferry in and around Amsterdam. More information can be found here. If you already have a Keukenhof ticket, buy the Amsterdam Region Travel Ticket.

Tickets bus 852
RAI Amsterdam – Keukenhof
Adults (18+)
Combination day pass bus
+ Keukenhof entrance
€ 36.50Buy tickets
Children (4-17)
Combination day pass bus
+ Keukenhof entrance
€ 18.00Buy tickets
Children (0-3)
Amsterdam Region Travel Ticket
1, 2 or 3 days public transport incl. bus 852
(excluding Keukenhof)
€ 21.00Buy tickets
Tulip Festival Card
Amsterdam Region Travel Ticket
+ Keukenhof entrance
+ digital guide
+ discounts
€ 55.00Buy tickets

Timetable Keukenhof Express bus 852

Bus 852 departs 8 times an hour from Europalaan in Amsterdam (near RAI Station). This means you never have to wait long for the bus. Bus 852 departs every day during the Keukenhof season. Book a time slot for bus 852 and you can travel on bus 852 60 minutes before and 60 minutes after your time slot. The first time slot is at 7.30 and the last bus back is at 19.55. You do not have to choose a time slot for the return journey, so you can travel back whenever you want.

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Departure location: Bus stop Europaplein RAI

From metro stop Europaplein (line M52) you can easily walk to the bus stop for bus 852

Keukenhof bus 852 is easy to find at the Europaplein in Amsterdam. The stop is in front of the RAI building and close to the metro station.

Note: On Kings Day (27 April), the RAI Metro station will be closed due to the Kings Day Festival Amsterdam Kingsland.

Travel advice to bus stop Europaplein RAI

If you are staying in another district of Amsterdam, you can easily travel to the RAI Amsterdam by metro line M52. The metro takes you quickly and cheaply from the following metro stops to RAI Amsterdam:

  • Amsterdam Noord
  • Noorderpark
  • Amsterdam Centraal Station
  • Rokin
  • Vijzelsgracht
  • De Pijp

Please note! The metro ticket is NOT included in the combi-ticket and you have to buy a separate ticket for the metro. The metro ticket is included with the Tulip Festival Card and the Amsterdam Region Travel Ticket.

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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