Many Gaudi fans visiting Barcelona choose to visit both Sagrada Familia and Park Guell on the same day.
They prefer to start their day at the under-construction church and then go from Sagrada Familia to Park Guell.
Sagrada Familia and Park Guell in one day
If you manage the time you spend at each of the attraction, you can see both Gaudi masterpieces in less than five hours.
If you decide to go up one of the Towers, you need at least two hours at Sagrada Familia. If you skip the Towers, you only need 90 minutes.
Tourists in a hurry are known to finish exploring Park Guell in an hour. However, for a full satisfactory tour of Park Guell, you need at least 90 minutes.
How far is Sagrada Familia to Parc Guell
The distance between Sagrada Familia and Park Guell depends on your mode of transport.
If you take a taxi, from Sagrada Familia, you must cover 2.8 Kms (1.7 Miles) to reach Park Guell.
However, if you decide to walk, the distance gets reduced to 2.4 Kms (1.4 Miles).
From Sagrada Familia to Park Guell
Metro to Park Guell
Your first option is, of course, taking the Metro from the Sagrada Familia Metro station to Park Guell.
You must take Blue Line 5 to Verdaguer Subway station (1st stop, direction Cornelia Centre).
From Verdaguer, transfer to Yellow Line 4 and get down at Joanic Subway station (1st stop, direction Trinitat Nova).
At the Joanic station, exit toward Carrer de l’Escorial and look for the bus stop in front of #20. Then, take bus #116 to arrive at Guell Park entrance.
From Verdaguer station you can also take the metro to Alfons X Subway station. This journey takes only 12 minutes. From AlfonsX you can walk up to Park Guell in around 10 minutes.
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Bus from Sagrada Familia to Parc Guell
Bus number 92 goes from Sagrada Familia to Park Guell. The traveling time is less than 30 minutes, and the trip gives you an opportunity to see the sights on the way.
Bus 92 route will take you to the East Gate of Park Guell.
Taxi from Sagrada Familia to Park Guell
By road, Park Guell is 2.8 Kms (1.7 Miles) from Sagrada Familia and if you opt to take a cab, you can reach the public Park in approximately 15 minutes.
On a normal day, this drive from Sagrada Familia to Park Guell will cost you around ten Euros.
If you are traveling on a weekend, the taxi fare comes down to eight Euros.
Here is the route your taxi will take:
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 Euros during the day, 4.20 Euros night.
Walking from Sagrada Familia to Park Guell
If you are young and indulge in a bit of walking (and running) we suggest you walk your way to Park Guell.
The walking distance between Sagrada Familia to Park Guell is approximately 2.4 Kms (1.4 Miles) depending on the route you take.
You have three options for the route– walk via Carrer de Sardenya, or via Carrer de la Marina, or via Carrer de Sicilia and Carrer del Secretari Coloma.
However, do note that it is an uphill walk. Sagrada Familia is 33 meters above sea level, while your destination Park Guell is 191 meters from the sea level.
Because of this uphill walk, some tourists prefer to visit Park Guell first and then get to Sagrada Familia.
Sagrada Familia and Park Guell tickets
Because of this proximity, many tourists prefer to buy the Sagrada Familia and Park Guell combo tickets.
There are many types of Gaudi combo tickets available, out of which we present the best four.
Some of these skip the line tickets include transportation between the two attractions.
Important: 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 Sagrada Familia & Park Guell
This tour starts with a visit to Park Guell after which you get 90 minutes of lunch time.
You are then as a group transported to Sagrada Familia.
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
If you don’t want a guided tour, and can manage the distance between the two attractions on your own we suggest you buy individual tickets. Both of these are Fast Track tickets, which means you don’t stand in any lines.
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 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.
If you plan to visit Park Guell first and then the Basilica, check out how to go from Park Guell to Sagrada Familia.