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 check out 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.
Table of contents
- Sagrada Familia and Park Guell in one day
- How far is Sagrada Familia to Parc Guell
- From Sagrada Familia to Park Guell
- Sagrada Familia and Park Guell tickets
Sagrada Familia and Park Guell in one day
If you manage your time at each attraction well, 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 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.
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 Park Guell entrance.
From Verdaguer station, you can also take the Metro to Alfons X Subway station, which takes only 12 minutes.
From Alfons X, 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.
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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, 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:
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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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 your route.
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 (108 feet) above sea level, while your destination Park Guell is 191 meters (626 feet) from sea level.
Because of this uphill walk, some tourists 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 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 ticket (30 to 64 years): €59
Senior ticket (65+ years): €47
Youth ticket (13 to 29 years): €55
Youth ticket (11 to 12 years): €51
Child ticket (7 to 10 years): €14
Kids under six years 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 ticket (11+ years): 82 Euros
Child ticket (4 to 10 years): 49 Euros
Infant ticket (up to 3 years): Free entry
Besides the transport between Sagrada Familia and Park Guell, you also want a hotel pick up and drop check 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, which means you don’t stand in any lines.
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.
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