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How to Get to Park Guell from Sagrada Familia


The question of how to get to Park Guell from Sagrada Familia is one of the most common for Barcelona visitors – and why wouldn’t it be?

After all, we’re talking about the crown jewels of Barcelona’s top attractions.

⚠️  2023 Warning ⚠️: It’s now mandatory to book your Park Guell tickets in advance.

Sell outs are extremely common, especially on weekends.

The only way to guarantee your spot is by booking Park Guell tickets online:

Although the journey between these two must sees can be a mess of hills, with our advice you’ll be able to make the trip in no time – just like a local 😉

How to Get from Sagrada Familia to Park Guell by Bus

Although most tourists are more comfortable on the Barcelona metro, we’ll start with the bus.

This the superior option, as the bus brings you almost right to the door and cuts down on walking.

From the Sagrada Familia, you’ll need to walk for 5 minutes to the intersection of Passeig Sant Joan and Carrer Corsega.

From here, you’ll grab the V19 bus and ride for 8 stops to Ana María Matute – CN Catalunya.

Park Guell is just a two-minute walk from the stop – and unlike the metro, you won’t have to walk straight up the hill in the summer heat.

The journey takes around 28 minutes, although it varies depending on traffic.

Related: Where to Buy Park Guell Tickets

How to Get from the Sagrada Familia to Park Guell by Metro

Just in front of the basilica you can jump on the metro and take the following steps:

  1. Take the blue line (L5) for 2 stops until Diagonal 
  2. Jump off and take the green line (L3) to Vallcarca.

From the Vallcarca stop, it is about 12 minutes on foot. While the journey is uphill, there are escalators. However, in all honestly, they are often out of order. 

The ride takes 25 minutes.

Both means of transport can be taken with the Hola BCN public transport ticket.

🚌 Coming to Park Guell? Make sure you know how to get around Barcelona on public transport first.

Related: How Long to Spend at Park Guell?

How to Get to Park Guell by Tourist Bus 

Our third option is to make the journey using the Barcelona Tourist Bus (aka the Bus Turistic)

The vehicle connects all of Barcelona’s main attractions and allows you to tour the entire city on one ticket.

Best of all? You’ll be dropped right outside the Park Guell entrance!

Better yet, from the Sagrada to Park Guell there is only one stop in between (Recinto Modernista Sant Pau); so in about 20 minutes you will be at your destination!

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Once you’ve arrived you’ll likely have worked up quite the appetite; so check out our best restaurants near Park Guell.

If you have any additional questions about how to get to Park Guell from Sagrada Familia or anything else, don’t be afraid to hit us up in the comments below.

Enjoy the park! 🙂

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