The 9 Longest Roller Coasters Worldwide

Do you hate it when you want to enjoy yourself, and suddenly a coaster comes to an end? This might have happened to you because you did not know that there are some longest roller coasters in the world you can enjoy riding.

These coasters do not only offer excellent rail distance, but they also have some fantastic specs to give you a fantastic experience.

These ranks were picked not only according to the length of the coasters but also using the public’s opinion polls.

Below, you will find some of the world’s longest roller coasters.

1. Steel Dragon 2000

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The world’s longest roller coaster is the Steel Dragon 2000, located in Japan at Nagashima Spa Land. This coaster measures 8,133 ft long, and a ride from start to end takes about 4 minutes.

 Its maximum speed is 95 mph and has a height of 318 ft. Steel Dragon’s track was built in the year 2,000 by D. h. Morgan Manufacturing.

Apart from being the longest coaster globally, Steel Dragon also ranks among the fastest coasters worldwide.

2. The Ultimate

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Located in Europe, at the Lightwater Valley theme park, is the Ultimate roller coaster, the second-longest coaster in the world.

It measures 7 442 ft long but takes the longest in terms of time as it takes 7 minutes and 24 seconds from one end to the other.

This coaster has a hybrid ride with a wooden frame or structure with a steel rack. It may feel a bit rough, but it is one of the best coasters in the UK. Its speed is not as high as it goes at 50 Mph and measures 107 ft in height.

3. The Beast

At position three is the Beast, built in 1979 and measures 7, 359 ft long. It may be the third-longest coaster in the world, but it is the longest wooden coaster worldwide. It’s found in the USA at the park Kinds Island in Mason.

The highest drop of this coaster is 30 ft, higher than the highest point on the track.

It takes 4 minutes 10 seconds to have an entire ride on this coaster, and it also measures 110 ft tall. It also has two cables that help bring the train to the highest points.

4. Formula Rossa

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In almost 10 different roller-coaster lists, you will always come across Formula Rossa. It is the fastest coaster in the world, with a speed of 150 miles per hour. This speed makes it mandatory to wear safety glasses.

It measures 6 790 ft long. It is found in the Ferrari World Park in Abu Dhabi.

It was opened in 2010, and with that kind of speed, it is only natural it has a longer track to go with it. This ranks it the fourth-longest coaster worldwide.

It takes 1 minute and 32 seconds to ride on this coaster, and it also stands at the height of 171 ft tall.

5. Fujiyama

Named after the highest mountain in Japan, Fujiyama measures 6,709 ft long, and it is found at the Fuji-Q Highland park in Japan.

You get to enjoy the spectacular view of the Fuji mountain while riding on this coaster.

This coaster has a record of being the fastest and tallest coaster in 1996. However, all these titles were lost as some famous structures were built, breaking the record. It has a speed of 81 miles per hour, measures 259ft high, and takes 3 minutes and 36 seconds to ride.

6. Fury 325

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This steel roller coaster is found in the USA at Carowinds in Charlotte. This coaster measures 6,602 ft long with a height of 325 ft. its speed is at 95 miles per hour and takes 3 minutes and 25 seconds to ride on it.

To ride on this coaster, you will first be taken to the highest point of the caster using cable construction. After that is when you start on the track as you go down. The Fury 325 also ranks as one of the fastest casters worldwide.

7. Millennium Force

The Millennium Force measures 6,595 ft long, ranking at position seven of the longest coasters worldwide. It is found in the USA at Sandusky’s Cedar Point amusement park.

During the ride, you will first be lifted to the coaster’s highest point with a cable, after which you will start descending at a speed of 93 miles per hour.

This coaster was built in the year 2000, and its height is 310ft. also, it will take you 2 minutes and 20 seconds to descend this coaster.

8. The Voyage

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The Voyage is another wooden roller coaster ranking as the 8th longest in the world with a length of 6,442 ft. it is an American attraction located at the water park Holiday World and Splashin ‘Safari’ in Santa Claus.

Voyage ranks at number two for coasters with the longest air-time. It was built in 2006 by the Gravity Group, with its height measuring 163 ft. An entire ride takes 2 minutes and 45 seconds on this coaster at a speed of 67 miles per hour.

9. California Screamin’

This steel roller coaster measures 6,072 ft long, and it is located at the American park, Disney California Adventure Park. It may be a steel coaster, but it resembled a wooden coaster. It was built in 2001 by Intamin.

Currently, it ranks as the longest roller coaster with an inversion, and it stands at the height of 120 ft. The speed of this coaster is not as impressive. It goes at 55 miles per hour, taking only 2 minutes and 8 seconds to finish a ride.

There you have it, the list of the longest roller coasters in the world. You can go ahead and visit one to experience the thrill. You can also send feedback to our page and let us know what you think about them or take a ride in any.