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Batman: The Ride
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Six Flags Great America
Park section Yankee Harbor
Coordinates 42°22′5.79″N 87°56′1.42″W / 42.368275°N 87.9337278°W / 42.368275; -87.9337278
Opening date May 9, 1992 (1992-05-09)
Six Flags Great Adventure
Park section Movie Town
Coordinates 40°8′8.73″N 74°26′38.05″W / 40.1357583°N 74.4439028°W / 40.1357583; -74.4439028
Opening date May 1, 1993 (1993-05-01)
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Park section DC Universe
Coordinates 34°25′33″N 118°36′03″W / 34.425854°N 118.600778°W / 34.425854; -118.600778
Opening date March 25, 1994 (1994-03-25)
Six Flags St. Louis
Park section Studio Backlot
Coordinates 38°30′49″N 90°40′24″W / 38.513535°N 90.673207°W / 38.513535; -90.673207
Opening date April 22, 1995 (1995-04-22)
Six Flags Over Georgia
Park section Gotham City
Coordinates 33°46′10″N 84°32′47″W / 33.769495°N 84.546366°W / 33.769495; -84.546366
Opening date May 3, 1997 (1997-05-03)
Six Flags Over Texas
Park section Gotham City
Coordinates 32°45′30.31″N 97°3′59.93″W / 32.7584194°N 97.0666472°W / 32.7584194; -97.0666472
Opening date May 26, 1999 (1999-05-26)
Six Flags America
Park section Gotham City
Coordinates 38°54′36″N 76°46′34″W / 38.910°N 76.776°W / 38.910; -76.776Coordinates: 38°54′36″N 76°46′34″W / 38.910°N 76.776°W / 38.910; -76.776
Opening date May 2, 2017 (2017-05-02)
Replaced Two Face: The Flip Side
General statistics
Model Inverted Coaster-Batman
Lift/launch system Chain lift
Duration 1:45
Capacity 1280–1400 riders per hour
G-force 4
Height restriction 54 in (137 cm)
Trains 2 trains with 8 cars. Riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 32 riders per train.
Height 100 or 105 ft (30 or 32 m)
Length 2,693 or 2,700 ft (821 or 823 m)
Speed 50 mph (80 km/h)
Drop 84.5 ft
Flash Pass available
Batman: The Ride at RCDB
Pictures of Batman: The Ride at RCDB

Batman: The Ride is a steel inverted roller coaster found in Six Flags theme parks. It was built by Bolliger & Mabillard. The rides rise to heights of 100 feet (30 m) and reaches top speeds of 50 miles per hour (80 km/h). The original roller coaster at Six Flags Great America was partially designed by the park's manager Jim Wintrode. Batman: The Ride was the world's first inverted roller coaster when it opened in 1992. It has since been awarded Coaster Landmark status by the American Coaster Enthusiasts. Its theme is based on the first Batman film. Clones of the ride exist at amusement parks around the world.

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