Grand Canyon National Park's Tusayan Shuttle enters the north roundabout on its way to Grand Canyon Airport. NPS Photo by Michael Quinn. In service Saturday, May 11, through Friday, September 6, 2013. A park ride shuttle bus service is provided between the gateway community of
Tusayan/ Grand Canyon Airport, and the Grand Canyon National Park Visitor Center.
(7 miles/ 11km south of the S. Rim village) 20 minutes each way (riding time; no stop)
This year, buses will run at 20 minute intervals between 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. daily. First bus leaves Tusayan at 8 am from IMAX Theater.
First bus leaves Grand Canyon Visitor Center at 8:30 am.
Last buses leave IMAX at 9:45 p.m. and Grand Canyon Visitor Center at 9:30 pm. daily. Shuttle buses make the following four stops in Tusayan:
1) IMAX Theater/ R.P.'s Stage Stop
2) Best Western Grand Canyon Squire Inn
3) The Grand Hotel
4) Big E Steakhouse and Saloon Visitors who will be entering the park from Tusayan via the shuttle bus must present a valid park entrance pass. Entrance passes may be purchased at park entrances or at various businesses in Tusayan. Download the information sheet for 2013 here:
www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/upload/TusayanRoute201305.pdf During the summer of 2012, the Arizona Department of Transportation completed improvements to State Route 64 through the town of Tusayan. Roadway work included widening the current five lane divided highway to allow for raised center medians and bus pull outs, and the construction of two roundabout intersections. Enhancements included new sidewalks, granite paths, decorative signage, and landscaping.
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