Park Guell to Casa Batllo – By Bus, Car, or Metro

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Park Guell and Casa Batllo are two popular attractions located in Barcelona.

The distance between Park Guell and Casa Batlo is 4.1 km, and it takes 15 to 20 minutes to go from one attraction to another.

The time may vary depending on the means of transport you choose.

There are different ways to get from Park Guell to Casa Batllo: by bus, metro or taxi.

By Metro

Passeig de Gràcia station

The cheapest way to reach Park Guell from Casa Batllo is the Line L3 Metro, which takes around 20 minutes and costs € 2 to € 3.

The nearest metro station around Park Guell is Lesseps, which is located 1 km from the park.

You can reach the metro station on foot, take a taxi, or catch Bus 116 from the nearby station, which operates every 10 minutes.

After reaching the metro station, take Metro Line L3 and get off at the Passeig de Gràcia station, which is located close to Casa Batllo. 

From the station, you can directly reach the Casa Batllo, located a few steps away. GET DIRECTIONS

Pro Tip💡: 
If you plan to walk from Park Guell to Lesseps, use Av. del Santuari de St. Josep de la Muntanya to exit the park.

This will make your route shorter.


By Bus

Buses Barcelona

The easiest and most convenient way to reach Casa Batllo from Park Guell is by Bus No. 24.

A direct bus departs from CAP Larrard stand to Pg de Gràcia every 10 minutes and operates daily. 

The journey between the two attractions by bus takes approximately 17 minutes and costs € 3 to € 4.

To catch the bus, you can exit Park Guell via the entrance at Carretera del Carmel and reach the bus stop just 160 m away. GET DIRECTIONS

After reaching the stop, catch Bus No. 24 and get off at Passeig de Gràcia. 

After getting off at the bus stop, you can reach Casa Batllo in just a few minutes. 


If you want to avoid the inconvenience of walking and switching to different means of transport, this is the perfect option!

By Taxi

Taxi Barcelona

The fastest way to reach Casa Batllo from Park Guell is by taxi. A journey by taxi takes approximately 10 to 15 minutes and costs € 7 to € 10.

Two taxi stands are near the park: Rambla de Mercedes and Carretera del Carmel.

You can take a taxi from the two stands and reach Casa Batllo.

If you are short on time, have a lot of luggage, or are on a family trip, a taxi can be a good option!

By Car

There are two routes to reach Park Guell from Casa Batllo by car: via C/ de Sardenya and Pg. de St. Joan.

Both routes are 4.1km long and take 17 to 20 minutes to reach. The Via C/ de Sardenya route is faster due to traffic conditions.

To reach via C/ de Sardenya:

1. Head southeast on Ctra. Del Carmel, 

2. Take a right onto C/ Ana Mª Matute Ausejo

3. Turn slightly left. After taking a left, C/ Ana M. Matute Ausejo becomes Pl. de Sanllehy

4. Use any lane to turn right onto Av. de la Mare de Déu de Montserrat/Pl. de Stanley

5. Turn left onto C/ de Sardenya

6. Turn right onto C/ d’Aragó

6. Turn left onto Pg. de Gràcia, and you will reach Casa Batllo. GET DIRECTIONS

Casa Batllo or Park Guell – Which is better?

Casa Batllo or Park Guell
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At Park Guell and Casa Batllo, you can see unique Antoni Gaudi creations that make them two of the best attractions in Barcelona.

Park Guell is a public park filled with greenery and offers a perfect blend of nature, meeting art and architecture.

While Casa Batllo is a residential building, it is a one-of-a-kind structure that looks like a bone and comes with a uniquely curved facade.

Both sites offer exceptional architectural highlights and are a must-see for people who would love to explore more of Gaudi’s works.

But if you want to visit one of the two, here’s a detailed comparison table to help you choose the most suitable option.

Park GuellCasa Batllo
Ticket Cost:Park Guell tickets cost €13Casa Batllo tickets cost €35
Known for:Monumental zone, Gaudi’s creationsFacade, roof and bone-like building structures
TypeParkResidential building
Size:It is a vast public park and covers about 17 hectares. Casa Batllo is about 4300m2 long, 32m high and 14.5m wide.
Must See:Mosaic-covered building, benches, Serpentine Bench, Salamander Fountain and panoramic views.A whimsical touch to the facade, vibrant tiles and interiors with the unique Gaudi creations.
Crowds:More than 9 million visitors come here annually.One million visitors come here every year
Location: Gràcia, 08024 Barcelona, SpainPg. de Gràcia, 43, L’Eixample, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Opening Hours:9.30 am to 7.30 pm9 am to 10 pm 
Last Entry:7 pm, 30 minutes before closing8.45 pm
How to Reach: Metro: green line (L3) to Lesseps or Vallcarca stations
Bus: lines H6 or D40 
Metro: L2, L3, or L4
Bus: Lines H10, V15, 7, 22, or 24
Time Needed:Two hoursOne hour
The Best Time to Visit:January to MarchMarch to May, September to November

Our Recommendation: Park Guell or Casa Batllo

What kind of visit would you like to experience? Which of Gaudi’s works do you want to explore more?

For instance, visit Park Guell if you are a nature lover and wish to see Gaudi’s former residence and other architectural masterpieces.

If you want to see Gaudi’s most unique building or architecture, visit Casa Batllo.

Moreover, Park Guell is the best option if you are a budget traveler and want to visit more with fewer ticket charges.

If you are under a time constraint and want to explore Gaudi’s work as fast as possible, cover Casa Batllo in just an hour.

In the end, if you are on a one-day trip, we recommend visiting both sites, as they have something unique to offer.


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3. Is entering Casa Batlló worth it?

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