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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.

If you think otherwise, you can learn how to go from Park Guell to Sagrada Familia.

This article will explain the best way to cover both attractions in a day without rushing them and yet making the most of your visit.

Top Sagrada Familia and Park Guell tickets

# The Gaudi Bundle

# Guided tour of Sagrada Familia & Park Guell

Sagrada Familia and Park Guell in one day

You can see both Gaudi masterpieces in less than five hours if you manage your time well at each attraction.

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 who are in a hurry are known to finish exploring Park Guell in an hour. However, for a satisfactory tour of the Gaudi masterpiece, you need at least 90 minutes. 

You can buy the Gaudi Bundle and explore the attractions or opt for a guided tour of Sagrada Familia and Park Guell.

You can also visit both the attractions as part of the Best of Barcelona Tour and Complete Gaudi Tour.

Which attraction to see first

It is better to visit Park Guell, which is on top of a hill. Once you have explored the park, you can stop for lunch in the bohemian neighborhood of Gràcia and then head to Sagrada Familia.

Visiting Park Guell first is better because you can avoid the uphill climb.

Park Guell has little or no shade. If you are starting your exploration when the temperatures are high, visit Sagrada Familia and then head to Park Guell.

How far is Sagrada Familia to Parc Guell

If you take a taxi from Sagrada, you must cover 2.8 Km (1.7 Miles) to reach Park Guell. However, if you decide to walk, the distance gets reduced to 2.4 Km (1.4 Miles).

From Sagrada Familia to Park Guell

To get to Park Guell from Sagrada Familia, you have four options: the metro, the bus, the taxi, and a leisurely walk.

Whichever travel option you choose, get a Hola BCN card to save money on your travels within the city. It provides unlimited free rides on public transport.

Metro to Park Guell

Barcelona Metro is the fastest and best way to get from the cathedral to Park Guell.

Take the blue line (L5) from the Sagrada Familia station for two stops until Diagonal.

Get off at Diagonal, and take the green line (L3) to Vallcarca.

From the Vallcarca stop, Park Guell is around 12 minutes of walking.

The ride takes approximately 25 minutes.

Bus from Sagrada Familia to Parc Guell

Bus number 92 goes from Sagrada Familia to Park Guell.

The trip takes less than 30 minutes, and you can see the sights on the way.

Bus 92 route will take you to the East Gate of Park Guell.

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Taxi from Sagrada Familia to Park Guell

By road, Park Guell is 2.8 km (1.7 miles) from Sagrada Familia. If you 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:

Map of Sagrada Familia to Park Guell by taxi
Park Güell is on Carmel Hill in Barcelona. The most comfortable way to reach it is to take a taxi from Sagrada Familia.

If you call the taxi by phone, you can expect the cab to come with the taximeter already running.

However, the amount cannot exceed €3.40 during the day and €4.20 at night.

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Ticket/tour Cost
Sagrada Familia Fast-track tickets €34
Sagrada Familia with Tower Access €47
Guided tour of Sagrada Familia €50
Sagrada Familia guided tour + Tower access €69
Guided tour of Sagrada Familia & Park Guell €82
Guided tour of Sagrada & Montserrat €109
Guided Tour of Sagrada Familia in French €50
Guided Tour of Sagrada Familia in Italian €50
Guided Tour of Sagrada Familia in German €50
Guided Tour of Sagrada Familia in Spanish €50

Walking from Sagrada Familia to Park Guell

If you are young and enjoy walking (and running), we suggest you walk to Park Guell.

The walking distance between Sagrada Familia and Park Guell is approximately 2.4 km (1.4 miles), depending on your route.

The route offers three options: walk via Carrer de Sardenya, Carrer de la Marina, or Carrer de Sicilia and Carrer del Secretari Coloma.

Map for Sagrada Familia to Park Guell by walk

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 (108 feet) above sea level, while your destination, Park Guell, is 191 meters (626 feet) above 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.

Many types of Gaudi combo tickets are 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 avoid the long lines at the ticketing counter, saving you time.

The Gaudi Bundle

With one great-value package, the Gaudi Bundle helps you unlock two of Antoni Gaudí’s architectural masterpieces – Park Guell and Sagrada Familia. 

Besides access to Antonio Gaudi’s mind-bending architectural marvels, this package includes a comprehensive audio guide to teach you all about Barcelona. 

Cost of Gaudi Bundle

Adult (30 to 64 years): €59
Senior (65+ years): €47
Youth (13 to 29 years): €55
Youth (11 to 12 years): €51
Child (7 to 10 years): €14

Kids under six years old can enter for free.

Guided tour of Sagrada Familia & Park Guell

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

After lunch, the group gets into an air-conditioned vehicle and visits Sagrada Familia.

At the Basilica, the local guide takes you around for an hour, after which you can continue to stay.

Duration: 4 hours

Adult (11+ years): 82 Euros
Child (4 to 10 years): 49 Euros
Infant (up to 3 years): Free

In addition to transport between Sagrada Familia and Park Guell, you will also need a hotel pick-up and drop-off for this tour.

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. These are Fast Track tickets, so you don’t stand in line.

If you are a honeymooning couple or love 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.

Sources
# Barcelona.com
# Parkguell-tickets.com
# Tripadvisor.com
# Barcelona-tourist-guide.com

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