In 2017 the Keukenhof Tulip Gardens are open from the 23th of March till the 21th of May. That comes down to a total of 60 days to visit, compared to 54 last year. So you have 6 more days to visit the spectacle of 320.0000 square metres full of flowers. In 2016 the Keukenhof was visited by a million visitors from 100 different countries. You can imagine the waiting line with these amounts of visitors. Save yourself that hassle and make sure to buy tickets online!
The opening hours in 2017 are from 8:00 in the morning till 19:00. But make sure be there before 18:00 as the entrance closes. If you want to see all of the tulips, hyacinths and narcissus you will need about 3-5 hours.
FAQ concerning Keukenhof opening
Why is a popular attraction only open 60 days per year?
Those 60 days are the flowering time of the tulips, hyacinths and narcissus.
What has changed compared to 2016?
In 2017 the Keukenhof is open to public 60 days; from the 23th of March till the 21th of May. That’s 6 more days than in 2016. The opening hours are a bit broader as well; the parks open half an hour earlier in the morning at 8.00 am.
Till what time can I visit the Keukenhof?
The entrance closes at 18.00, one before the park at 19.00. Keep in mind that it can be busy at the entrance, so you might need some extra time.
How much time do I need?
If you want to see all that the Keukenhof has to offer you need at least three hours. Most people spend more time especially when having a break for something to eat during the visit.
How much time do I need to get to the Keukenhof from Amsterdam?
The best way to get to the Keukenhof is via Schiphol Airport. From any station in Amsterdam to Schiphol will cost you 15-25 minutes by train. From Schiphol you can take a direct bus that will take around 30 minutes to get to the Keukenhof.