keukenhof 2018

Opening Keukenhof 2018 announced


Keukenhof tulip garden announced the opening dates for 2018. In contrary to last year the number of days to visit the Keukenhof have been limited. In 2018 Keukenhof will be open from the 22nd of March till the 13th of May. This comes down to a total of 53 days to visit, compared to 60 last year. So you’ll have one week less to visit the spectacle of 320.0000 square meters full of flowers. So if you want to witness the beauty of the tulip gardens first hand, make sure to plan your visit in advance.

During the limited amount of days, Keukenhof is open, over a million visitors are expected. 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 for 2018 have now been announced; Keukenhof can be visited from 8:00 in the morning till 19:30 in the evening. On average people spent 3-5 hours in order to see all of the tulips, hyacinths, and narcissus.

FAQ concerning Keukenhof opening

Why is a popular attraction only open 53 days per year?

The flowering time of the tulips and other flowers is limited. Nobody wants to visit the gardens if there are no flowers. That’s why it’s limited.

What has changed compared to 2017?

In 2017 the Keukenhof was open to public 60 days; from the 23th of March till the 21th of May. This year you only have 53 days to visit the Keukenhof; from the 22th of March till the 13th of May.

What are the opening hours for the Keukenhof?

The opening hours have not been announced yet, but last year it was from the 8 in the morning till 7 in the evening. Expect them to be somewhere in that range.

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 up to 5 hours in the park.

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.

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