Attractions The Best Roller Coasters in the World  

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List Rules Any rollercoaster in the world

The best roller coasters in the world, all in one list, ranked from best roller coaster to worst. These are top roller coasters at amusement parks and other fun time facilities. Some of these amazing roller coasters even reside in the best theme parks for roller coaster junkies. Convenient!

This list includes some of the scariest roller coasters, the tallest roller coasters, the fastest roller coasters, and the most thrilling roller coasters in the world. While the US seems to have a bit of a monopoly on the greatest roller coasters, one of the top roller coasters in the world, the Steel Dragon 2000, can be found in Japan at the Nagashima Spa Land. If you're looking for a heart-stopping roller coaster ride, you'll find options on nearly every continent (there are no roller coasters in Antarctica...yet).

What is the world's best roller coaster? Where can I find the greatest roller coaster in the world? Hopefully you'll be able to answer these questions and more (like what states have the best roller coasters) after checking out this list of the top roller coasters in the world. If you don't see your favorite roller coaster on this list of the world's greatest roller coasters, make sure to add it so thrill seekers everywhere can check it out.
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1
536 210
Millennium Force is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Cedar Point

2
239 38
Steel Vengence is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
friez1 added Steel Vengence Cedar Point

3
374 205
Top Thrill Dragster is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Cedar Point

4
203 58
Maverick is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Cedar Point

5
250 98
El Toro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Six Flags Great Adventure

6
139 43
Fury 325 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Fury 325

7
213 95
Intimidator 305 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Kings Dominion

8
128 87
The Voyage is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

9
67 29
Leviathan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Seferin added Paramount Canada's Wonderland

10
219 217
Kingda Ka is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Six Flags Great Adventure

11
185 177
Apollo's Chariot is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Busch Gardens Williamsburg

12
159 122
Nitro is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Six Flags Great Adventure

13
140 104
Phantom's Revenge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Kennywood

14
105 72
Banshee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
HannahQuickle added Kings Island

15
63 32
Beast is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
katiegurl825 added Kings Island

16
80 54
GateKeeper is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added GateKeeper

17
129 92
X2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
KariBookinMarble added Six Flags Magic Mountain

18
103 82
Tatsu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
MontagnaMagica added Six Flags Magic Mountain

19
38 20
Diamondback is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
katiegurl825 added Diamondback Kings Island

20
95 83
Great Bear is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
datrlykewlfreekinguymandood added Hersheypark

21
91 78
Xcelerator is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Knott's Berry Farm

22
110 98
Bizarro is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Six Flags New England

23
97 119
Steel Dragon 2000 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Nagashima Spa Land

24
50 34
Blue Fire is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
sveez added Blue Fire Europa-Park

25
27 12
Wicked Cyclone is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
aitkense added Wicked Cyclone Six Flags New England