How to go from Sagrada Familia to Park Guell

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 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 complete 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

To get to Park Guell from Sagrada Familia, you have four options to choose from – the Metro, the bus, the taxi, and a nice leisurely walk.

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, which 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 allows you 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 km (1.7 miles) from Sagrada Familia, and if you opt to take a cab, you can reach the public Park in approximately 15 minutes.

This drive from Sagrada Familia to Park Guell will cost you around ten Euros on a typical day.

If you are traveling on the weekend, the taxi fare comes down to eight Euros.

Here is the route your taxi will take:

Park Güell is on Carmel Hill, in Barcelona. Taking a taxi from Sagrada Familia is the most comfortable way to reach Park Guell.

If you call 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 at night.

Sagrada Familia fast track tickets€31
Sagrada Familia with Tower access (Not available)€40
Sagrada Familia Guided tour€50
Sagrada Familia guided tour + Tower access€59
Guided tour of Sagrada Familia & Park Guell€79
Tip: 90% of the visitors opt for fast track ticket, which is the cheapest way to explore

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 km (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.

While on your walking trip, take precautions and download Google maps for the area. You may not find many English speaking locals to ask for directions.

However, please 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 sea level.

Because of this uphill walk, some tourists visit Park Guell first and then get to Sagrada Familia.

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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 a few.

Some of these skip the line tickets include transportation between the two attractions. 

Whichever ticket you opt for, remember that Sagrada and Park Guell tickets are cheaper when bought online.

You also get to avoid the long lines at the ticketing counter, saving 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 lunchtime.

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, you also want a hotel pick up and drop check this tour.

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

If you plan to visit Park Guell first and then the Basilica, you must read our tips on how to go from Park Guell to Sagrada Familia.

# Park Guell
# Sagrada Familia
# Casa Batllo
# Casa Mila
# Barcelona Zoo
# Camp Nou tour
# Montserrat Monastery
# Barcelona Aquarium
# Barcelona Cable Car
# Joan Miro Foundation
# Dali Museum, Figueres
# Moco Museum
# Gaudi House Museum

Jamshed V Rajan: He is a two-faced traveler, who enjoys both the hustle-bustle of an urban holiday and the serenity of a break from the rest of the World. During some of his vacations, he is a resort hopper, and on others, he barely spends time in his hotel. He loves to try mouth-watering local cuisines, especially non-vegetarian dishes. Favourite Cities: Amsterdam, Las Vegas, Dublin, Prague, Vienna

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