Fastest Roller Coasters in the World

What is the fastest roller coaster in the world? The tables below show the top 10 fastest roller coasters in the world for both steel and wooden rollercoasters.

Info: The worlds fastest roller coaster is determined by the maximum speed attained during the ride.

Top 10 Fastest Steel Roller Coasters

Roller Coaster Amusement Park Speed Year
Formula Rossa Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, N/A, United Arab Emirates
149 mph 2010
Kingda Ka Six Flags Great Adventure
Jackson, New Jersey, United States
128 mph 2005
Top Thrill Dragster Cedar Point
Sandusky, Ohio, United States
120 mph 2003
Do-Dodonpa Fuji-Q Highlands
FujiYoshida-shi, Yamanashi, Japan
112 mph 2001
Red Force Ferrari Land
Salou, Tarragona, Spain
112 mph 2017
Superman: Escape from Krypton Six Flags Magic Mountain
Valencia, California, United States
100 mph 1997
Tower of Terror Dreamworld
Coomera, Queensland, Australia
100 mph 1997
Ring Racer Nürburgring
Nurburg, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
99 mph 2013
Steel Dragon 2000 Nagashima Spa Land
Nagashima, Mie, Japan
95 mph 2000
Fury 325 Carowinds
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
95 mph 2015

Top 10 Fastest Wooden Roller Coasters

Roller Coaster Amusement Park Speed Year
Lightning Rod Dollywood
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, United States
73 mph 2016
Goliath Six Flags Great America
Gurnee, Illinois, United States
72 mph 2014
Wildfire Kolmården
Norrköping, N/A, Sweden
71 mph 2016
El Toro Six Flags Great Adventure
Jackson, New Jersey, United States
70 mph 2006
Colossos Heide Park
Soltau, Niedersachsen, Germany
68 mph 2001
Outlaw Run Silver Dollar City
Branson, Missouri, United States
68 mph 2013
Voyage Holiday World
Santa Claus, Indiana, United States
67 mph 2006
American Eagle Six Flags Great America
Gurnee, Illinois, United States
66 mph 1981
Boss Six Flags St. Louis
Eureka, Missouri, United States
66 mph 2000
Beast Kings Island
Kings Mill, Ohio, United States
65 mph 1979