Q: I would like to know if there are any amusement parks in Barcelona?
A: There are two amusement parks, the nearest is Tibidabo amusement park and the second is PortAventura Amusement park.
|Tibidabo amusement park in Barcelona|
Tibidabo amusement park is the nearest and only 30 minutes from Plaça de Catalunya by a special bus service called the Tibibus that leaves from outside El Corte Inglés (a large department store). The opening hours vary depending on the time of year and I recommend you check their official web site for information.
Location map of Tibidabo Amusement Park
Pg. de la Vall d'Hebron, 138-176
Port Adventura is outside Barcelona (1 hour 20 minutes by train) The park was owned and operated by Universal Studios but now it is a separate entity. You can get there from Barcelona by RENFE trains from Barcelona Sants or Passeig de Gràcia in Barcelona city centre. Look for trains on the Salou line and you need to get off at the station called PortAventura. Alternatively you can catch a bus from Barcelona Sants rail station direct to the theme park.
The journey time to Port Adventura is approximately 1 hour 15 minutes from the city centre. Please check the PortAventura web site for operating hours, admission fees, and details of their current attractions.
We have written extensively on PortAventura theme park and you can find the main information page on this amusement park by following the link below: