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

    Grand Canyon

    National Park Arizona

Public Transportation

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South Rim --- jump to the North Rim

 
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The Park's Free Shuttle Buses look like this.

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

During the summer season, between mid-May and through Labor Day weekend, 2015, free shuttle buses travel between Grand Canyon Village and the gateway community of Tusayan. (7 miles/11km south of Grand Canyon Village) Park and Ride; We'll Be Your Guide.


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

 
Thumbnail of Winter 2014 Village Transit Map.

South Rim Transit Map

Winter 2014 (Nov. 30, 2014 through Feb 28, 2015)
South Rim Village Transit Map
(2.8 MB PDF File) letter-size paper (4 pages)

as one large page 22.5" x 17"
(1.8 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 South Rim to North Rim Shuttle Service
Available during the North Rim's full-service season (May 15 through October 15)
Shuttles also run for hikers - after the lodge closes (October 16 through November 30)
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 is no longer in business.

 
 
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On December 1, 2014, with the closing of Highway 67, the North Rim of the park closed for the winter. The North Rim is scheduled to reopen on May 15, 2015. Hikers and cross country skiers are able to enter the North Rim through the winter months, provided backcountry permits have been obtained. Learn more >

 
vans parked by the Grand Canyon Lodge on the North Rim

Shuttle vans by the Grand Canyon Lodge

North Rim (May 15 to Oct. 15 each year)

(There is no air or train transportation to the North Rim.
The North Rim may only be reached by road.)

Lodge Hiker Shuttle (May 15th through October 15)
Grand Canyon Lodge operates a shuttle from the lodge to the North Kaibab Trailhead. The shuttle 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 South Rim to North Rim Shuttle Service
Available during the North Rim's full-service season (May 15 through October 15)
Shuttles also run for hikers - after the lodge closes (October 16 through November 30)
Transit time is approximately 4.5 hours one way.

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

The Grand Canyon Shuttle is no longer in business.

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