How to go from Park Guell to Sagrada Familia

From Park Guell to Sagrada Familia

Most tourists in Barcelona visit both Sagrada Familia and Park Guell on the same day.

Even if they haven’t planned to, once they see the marvel of one Gaudi’s masterpiece they change their plan and head out to the other as well.

Barcelona experts say it is best to start off with Park Guell in the morning and go to Sagrada Familia in the evening.

If you prefer to visit the Basilica first and then the Park, check out how to go from Sagrada Familia to Park Guell.

Park Guell to Sagrada Familia

There are multiple ways to get to Sagrada Familia from Park Guell.

You can choose the option that works best for you – depending on budget, time on hand and how much you are willing to sweat it out.

Sagrada Familia can be crowded by the time you reach. That’s why, we strongly recommend that you buy online Sagrada Familia tickets.

Metro to Sagrada Familia

Your first option is taking the Metro to Sagrada Familia from the station nearest to Park Guell.

A brisk 10-minute walk from Parc Guell takes you to El Coll Teixonera Metro station, from where you can board a metro to Sagrada Familia station.

Once you get down at the station, a 200-meter walk will take you right to the doorsteps of the largest Basilica in the whole of Europe.

Bus from Park Guell to Sagrada Familia

Once you are done seeing Park Guell, step out and head towards PG Maritim.

Get on Bus number 92 going towards Lepant-Guinardo and in five minutes you should reach your transit point.

From Lepant-Guinardo get onto the Bus number V 21 traveling towards AV Guadi. Five minutes and four stops later you will be at Gaudi’s Basilica Sagrada Familia.

Taxi from Park Guell to Sagrada Familia

If you prefer to take private transport, taxi is your only option.

If you take a taxi from just outside Park Guell, it will cost you approximately ten Euros to go to Sagrada Familia.

The distance is a short 2.5 Kms (1.5 miles) and the duration of your trip will be around 10 minutes. This doesn’t include any waiting time in traffic.

Here is the route your taxi will take:

Route Park Guell to Sagrada Familia by taxi
Note: If you are calling the taxi by phone, you can expect the cab to come with the taximeter already running. That amount cannot, however, exceed 3.40 € during the day, 4.20 € night.

Walking from Park Guell to Sagrada Familia

If you can walk 2.5 Kms (1.4 Miles) from Park Guell to Sagrada Familia we highly recommend you do that. This walk through the residential areas shouldn’t take you more than 35 minutes.

Since it is through the residential areas, it is quite safe as well.

Park Guell is 191 meters above sea level and the Basilica designed by Gaudi is only 33 meters above sea level – so it is a downhill leisurely walk. Get Directions

Sagrada Familia and Park Guell tickets

If you plan to visit both Sagrada Familia and Park Guell on the same day, you can save money by buying combo tickets.

These skip the line tickets also save your time and help avoid stress because they include transportation.

Sagrada and Park Guell tickets are cheaper when bought online.

You also get to avoid the long lines at the ticketing counter, which saves you a lot of time.

Cheapest guided tour of Park Guell & Sagrada Familia

This tour starts with a visit to Park Guell after which you get 90 minutes of lunch time.

The whole group then moves to Sagrada Familia in an air-conditioned transport.

At the Basilica, the local guide takes you around for an hour after which you can stay for as long as you want. 

Duration: 4 hours

Adult ticket (12+ years): 79 Euros
Child ticket (3 to 11 years): 70 Euros

Besides the transport between Sagrada Familia and Park Guell, if you also want a hotel pick up and drop check this tour out.

If you don’t want a guided tour, and can travel between the two attractions yourself, we suggest you buy individual tickets.

Since these are Skip The Line tickets, the moment you are at the entrance, you can show the ticket on your mobile and step in.

If you are a honeymooning couple, or love to Instagram check out this Instagram Tour of the Most Scenic Spots, which also includes the Park and Sagrada Familia.

Save money on your travel within Barcelona city. For unlimited free rides on public transport, Get Hola BCN card

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