Park Guell

How To Get To Park Guell Using Barcelona's Public Transportation

Built between 1900 and 1914, as a housing site for aristocrats, the idea of Park Güell was inspired by the ‘garden city movement’ of the 20th century. In 1926. From then on, Park Güell opened as a public park in 1926. In 1984, UNESCO declared the park a World Heritage Site. Park Güell is one of the most popular attractions in Barcelona and you would be remiss to not make time for this heritage site. On this page, you will find all the information you need about Park Güell’s location in Barcelona, directions to the attraction, and more.

Where is Park Guell Located?

Address: 08024 Barcelona, Spain

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Park Güell is located between the neighborhoods of El Coll, La Salut, Vallcarca i els Penitents, El Carmel and Can Baró, in the districts of Gràcia and Horta-Guinardó. Spread over a total surface area of 19 hectares, the park is a green area in an otherwise urban space.

Closest Landmark: Casa Vicens (1.4 km)

Getting to Park Guell

Getting to Barcleona by Metro

By Metro

Closest Station: Lesseps/Vallcarca
Closest Entrance: Avinguda del Santuari de Sant Josep de la Muntanya

Take the green line (L3), and alight at either Lesseps or Vallcarca stations.

From the Lesseps stop, the Avinguda del Santuari de Sant Josep de la Muntanya entrance is the closest point of entry. From the Vallcarca, take the escalator on Baixada de la Glòria and head to the entrance on Avinguda del Santuari de Sant Josep de la Muntanya. From both stops, it will take you 20 minutes to reach Park Guell. You may want to take a taxi or a bus from the station as the route to the park is uphill.

Getting to Park Guell

By Bus

Closest Stop: Carretera del Carmel-Park Güell
Closest Entrance: Avinguda del Santuari de Sant Josep de la Muntanya

You can take the bus no H6 or D40. Get off at the Travessera de Dalt bus stop. From here, a quick 10-minute walk will take you to Park Guell. You can enter from either Avinguda del Santuari de Sant Josep de la Muntaya, or from Carrer de Larrard.

You can also take the bus lines 24 and 92. Both halt at Carretera del Carmel-Park Güell, which is right across the park’s main entrance.

Getting to Park Guell

Bus Turístic and Barcelona City Tour

Closest Stop: Park Güell
Closest Entrance: Carretera del Carmel

If you are taking the Bus Turístic Bus, also commonly known as Hop-On Hop-Off, take the blue line. Alight at the Park Güell stop.

From the Barcelona City Tour, take the East (green color) route. Get off at the Park Güell stop.

The stop is located on Avinguda de la Mare de Déu de Montserrat. From here, it takes 10 minutes to reach the entrance on Carretera del Carmel through Av. Pompeu Fabra on foot.

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Getting to Park Guell By Car

Getting to Park Guell

Driving to Park Guell

The fastest route would be to get on highway C-58. Exit on 23B to reach Park Güell/Carrer d'Olot. However, driving down to Park Guell is highly discouraged. Apart from having to deal with the traffic, having to find parking nearby makes it an extremely tiring process. Most of the parking spaces around the park are in a green area exclusively for residents. You will have to resort to paid parking facilities nearby.

Of course, taking a taxi would be a smarter option as it will allow you to skip the hassle of walking uphill. However, do ask them to drop you off at the Carrera del Carmel entrance.

Park Guell Parking

Parking Near Park Guell

  • BSM Travessera de Dalt - Park Güell car park: Book in advance to ensure a slot for yourself.
  • Pàrquing Esperança i Park Güell: Located next to the Hospital de la Esperanza and Park Güell, this facility is spread over 4 floors and has more than 400 spaces.
  • Parking Massens: This covered car park in the Garcia district has 280 spaces and is open all year round.
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All Your Questions About Park Guell Location Answered

Q. Where is Park Guell located?

A. Park Guell is located at 08024 Barcelona, Spain.

Q. What city is Park Guell in?

A. Park Guell is located in Barcelona.

Q. What are the different ways to reach Park Guell?

A. You can reach Park Guell by bus, metro and Bus Turístic and Barcelona City Tour bus.

Q. What is the easiest way to reach Park Guell in Barcelona?

A. Taking the metro would be the most convenient way to reach Park Guell.

Q. Which is the closest bus stop to Park Guell?

A. The closest bus stop to Park Guell is the Carretera del Carmel-Park Güell stop that is located right across the park's main entrance.

Q. Which is the closest metro station to Park Guell?

A. The closest metro station to Park Guell would be either Lesseps or Vallcarca, both on the L3 line, and located about 15-20 minutes away from Park Guell.

Q. Is parking available at Park Guell?

A. Unfortunately, no, Park Guell does not have parking facilities.

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