• View of Grand Canyon National Park at sunset from the South Rim

    Grand Canyon

    National Park Arizona

There are park alerts in effect.
hide Alerts »
  • Mostly cloudy skies, a chance of showers and near normal temperatures Friday and Saturday.

    Beginning Sunday, temperatures will increase before another passing weather system causes a period of strong gusty winds Tuesday and Wednesday. (Source NOAA) More »

Public Transportation

2013plan-your-visit-header02-688i
 

South Rim --- jump to the North Rim

 
yaki08_0308

What the Park's Free Shuttle Buses Look Like.

RIDE PARK'S FREE SHUTTLE BUSES - SAVE FUEL !
Grand Canyon National Park's free shuttle buses operate in and around the South Rim. Village.

Between May 10 and September 5, 2014, free shuttle buses will run between Grand Canyon Village and the gateway community of Tusayan. (7 miles/11km south of Grand Canyon Village)

No tickets are required, and bus stops are clearly marked throughout the park by signs. Learn more...

 
thumbnail of 2014 Grand Canyon Spring Guide Transit Map

Village "Getting Around" Map

Spring 2014 (March 1, through May 21, 2014)
South Rim Village Transit Map
(2.5 MB PDF File) letter-size paper (4 pages)

as one large page 22.5" x 17"
(1.6 MB PDF file)
 
Taxi Service
Xanterra South Rim operates a taxi service between Grand Canyon Airport, the hotels and businesses in Tusayan, AZ (7 miles / 11 km south) and Grand Canyon Village. 928-638-2822


Train Service

The Grand Canyon Railway offers train service between Williams, AZ (on I-40) and Grand Canyon Village.. 1-800-THE-TRAIN

Train Service
Amtrak (the National Railroad Passenger Corporation) offers train service from Flagstaff, AZ to points nationwide. Reservations: (800) 872-7245 - Flagstaff Arrival/Departure times: (928) 774-8679



Air Service

Commercial air carriers serve Las Vegas, Nv, Phoenix and Flagstaff, AZ. There is limited air service into Grand Canyon Airport (10 miles / 16 km south of the park) from Las Vegas and elsewhere.


Car Rental
Car rentals are no longer available from the Grand Canyon Airport.


 

Bus Service

Greyhound Bus Lines (800) 231-2222 - offers service from Flagstaff and Williams to points nationwide. 928-774-4573 (Flagstaff Greyhound office)

Scheduled service between Tucson, Phoenix and Flagstaff, and between Flagstaff and Williams and Grand Canyon Village is offered daily by Arizona Shuttle (928-225-2290 or 800-563-1980)

On demand shuttle service between Flagstaff/Sedona/Williams and Grand Canyon National Park, and between North and South Rims is provided by Flagstaff Shuttle and Charter (888) 215-3105. Custom itineraries and pickup times may be scheduled at flat or hourly rates.

Scheduled Rim-to-Rim Shuttle Service
Available during the North Rim's season (between mid-May and the end of October) Transit time is approximately 4.5 hours one way.

The Trans-Canyon Shuttle Daily scheduled shuttle service between the North and South rims. Reservations required. 928-638-2820

The Grand Canyon Shuttle Daily scheduled shuttle service between the North and South rims. Reservations recommended. 928-606-9212 Service available during November 2013. Call for details.

 
 
vans parked by the Grand Canyon Lodge on the North Rim

Shuttle vans by the Grand Canyon Lodge

North Rim (May 15th - Oct. 31 each year)
(Closed for the Winter)
No airport or rail service to the North Rim.

(The North Rim village may only be reached by road.)

Lodge Hiker Shuttle (May 15th through October 15)
A shuttle to the North Kaibab Trailhead picks up passengers in front of the Grand Canyon Lodge at 5:45 am and 7:10 am. Reserve space 24 hours in advance at the lodge front desk.

On demand shuttle service between Flagstaff/Sedona/Williams and Grand Canyon National Park, and between North and South Rims is provided by Flagstaff Shuttle and Charter (888) 215-3105. Custom itineraries and pickup times may be scheduled at flat or hourly rates.

Scheduled Rim-to-Rim Shuttle Service
During the North Rim's season (between mid-May and the end of October) Transit time is approximately 4.5 hours one way.

The Trans-Canyon Shuttle Daily scheduled shuttle service between the North and South rims. Reservations required. 928-638-2820

The Grand Canyon Shuttle Daily scheduled shuttle service between the North and South rims. Reservations recommended. 928-606-9212 Service also available during November 2013.

Did You Know?

SUMMER HEAT MAY RESTRICT TRAIL ACCESS

During the summer months temperatures within the Grand Canyon are extremely high. Plan your day so you are not hiking between the hours of 10am and 4pm. Take a break near shade and water to avoid the worst heat of day. Enjoy a predawn start and a late afternoon finish. More...