Frequently Asked Questions
On this page you can find an overview of frequently asked questions about Floriade and the answers to them.
Floriade Expo 2022
Floriade Expo 2022 is the international horticultural exhibition that takes place in Almere until 9 October 2022. During Floriade you can see Dutch horticulture exhibitors, national and international exhibitors and examples that make our cities more fun, livable and sustainable. It is a celebration of horticulture solutions and sustainable technology for the future.
An international horticultural exhibition is a thematic variant of a world exhibition in which horticulture is the central focus. Every 10 years the international horticultural exhibition takes place in the Netherlands with the name Floriade.
Floriade is open every day from 10 a.m. till 7 p.m. until 9 October 2022.
The Floriade park is a living laboratory with great examples from horticulture and beyond to make cities more enjoyable and liveable. Surprising innovations are mixed here with inspiring gardens, fun attractions, an astonishing art and culture program, playgrounds, delicious food and much more. Read more about it here.
The Floriade Park is a 60-hectare park with plenty to discover and experience. Experience the Dutch horticulture, the national pavilions, country pavilions and the art and cultural programme that varies every season. Enough to visit Floriade several times. Purchase a Floriade Pass now and enjoy unlimited access. Discover all you can see at the Expo here.
After the Expo, the green and pedestrianised city district Hortus will be built here. The bridges, the arboretum and a number of buildings will soon form part of this city district. You can find more information about living in Hortus on Hortus.nl.
There are currently no corona regulations in force for a day out in the Netherlands. Visitors are welcome from 14 April 2022. Of course we do everything we can to ensure that your visit to Floriade is safe. We follow the corona guidelines of the Dutch government. Check here for the latest updates.
General visitor information
Yes, we advise you to buy your entrance ticket(s) and transport ticket(s) before your visit. If you are travelling from the centre of Almere, you will need a shuttle bus or boat ticket. If you’re visiting Floriade by car, you’ll need a parking ticket for Floriade Parking, in addition to your entrance ticket. Read more here.
Please note: although it is also possible to buy your entrance tickets, tickets for the boat, shuttle bus or car park at the Floriade park, it is more economical to order your tickets online in advance.
You can buy your tickets online here. Would you rather buy your ticket at the Floriade Expo 2022 entrance? That is possible too of course, but to use the parking area, the shuttlebus or the boat you will need a seperate ticket. You can find more information about travelling to Floriade here.
Please note: although it is also possible to buy your entrance tickets at the Floriade park, it is more economical to order your tickets online in advance.
Children’s buggies/pushchairs are allowed in the park. Bicycles, scooters and similar vehicles are not allowed.
Pushchairs can also be rented at the Floriade park, a pushchair for 1 child costs € 5.00, a pushchair for 2 children costs € 7.50.
Floriade has many pavilions, food exhibitors and food and beverage outlets. Pets are therefore not allowed, with the exception of assistance dogs and guide dogs. Assistance dogs are allowed in the park, provided that the accompanying person can show a proof of identity and the vaccination booklet of the assistance dog at the guest service desk.
Did you lose something during your visit to Floriade Expo 2022? On the website of iLost you can easily and quickly find your lost item back. Did you find your item? Comment on the picture and indicate whether you want to pick it up or have it mailed to you.
No, smoking is not allowed inside the Floriade park.
No, Floriade is cashless, you can only pay with your PIN or credit card. Do you prefer to pay with cash? Buy a debit card at one of the Service Points at the Floriade park. You can use this card to pay anywhere during your visit.
Yes, there are wheelchairs available for free use during your visit to Floriade. However, the number of wheelchairs available is limited, so we advise you to bring your own wheelchair if possible.
Yes, there are free lockers available. There are also carts for rent for € 7.50, if you prefer to keep your belongings with you throughout the day in a convenient way.
With a Floriade Pass you get unlimited access to Floriade Expo 2022, including a ride on the cable car at each visit.
You can pick up your Floriade pass at both entrances at the ticket office of Floriade Expo 2022 during opening hours. Floriade is open 7 days a week until 9 October 2022, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Don’t forget: When you pick up your Floriade Pass, please bring the receipt and a valid ID.
Please note: Residents of Almere/Flevoland who have purchased a Floriade pass at a reduced rate must also bring an official proof of address and name. This proof may be a utility bill or an invoice from your telephone/tv provider, for example.
You can use the Floriade Pass at all opening days of the Expo: from 14 April 2022 to 9 October 2022. Floriade is opened 7 days a week, This also applies to holidays.
No, Floriade is a temporary event lasting six months. You pay a one-off fee for the Pass, which is valid for the entire Expo period.
The Floriade Pass is for all residents of Flevoland. As of March 1, residents of Flevoland can buy the pass with a discount. Until recently, a special price was only available for people from Almere. Now, all inhabitants of the province have an attractive opportunity to enjoy the Expo for six months. The Floriade Pass can be purchased at floriade.com/floriadepass.
Residents of Flevoland who have already bought the pass will be compensated. Floriade will contact the pass holders about this. The Floriade Pass costs € 49 for residents of Flevoland, € 35 for a pass for children aged 4 to 12.
The cable car is suitable for both young and older people and fully accessible for people with a disability.
The cable car remains open when it rains. If there is a thunderstorm within a radius of 5 km, the cable car will be closed. When the weather conditions improve, the cable car will reopen.
A single ride on the cable car takes about 4 minutes. A return trip takes about 8 minutes.
Travelling to Floriade
Floriade Expo 2022 is easily accessible by public transport. From the station Almere Centrum there is a shuttle bus to the entrance of the Expo. In addition, a boat departs from the Esplanade in Almere to the Expo. For the shuttle bus and the boat you need a ticket. Both the shuttle bus and the boat are accessible to visitors with disabilities, but for the boat you need to reserve a place in advance. More information about travelling by public transport and tickets for the shuttle bus and boat can be found on this page.
Do you have another question? Please contact Floriade via the contact form.
There are parking spaces for cars, to be able to use them you need a parking ticket. Due to limited availability we advise you to buy your parking ticket(s) in advance. It is also more economical to buy a parking ticket online in advance, ordering a parking ticket online costs €14,50, buying a parking ticket at the Floriade parking lot costs €19,50.
Floriade Parking is not within walking distance of the entrance. A shuttle bus will take you from Floriade Parking to the entrance of Floriade. More information about travelling by car and parking tickets can be found on this page.
Do you have another question? Please contact Floriade via the contact form.
Yes, there are parking spaces with a charging point for electric cars. However, the number of charging points is limited, so we advise you to charge your battery before visiting.
No, it is not allowed to spend the night on the car park. The camper parking spaces are only meant to be used during your visit and have no facilities. In the vicinity of Floriade, however, there are various campsites where you can stay the night. You can find more information on the website of Visit Almere.
A school trip to Floriade is the perfect mix of learning through play and fun. You’ll take a trip around the world to all the countries, participants, playgrounds and other fun places at the Floriade park. Experience interactive activities with the whole class. You can find more informatio here.
Different age groups of children are taken into account. For 4 to 6 year olds, 7 to 9 year olds and 10 to 12 year olds, different activities are available. More information about activities during a school trip will follow after booking a school trip for elementary school.