Due to the coronavirus pandemic, public health measures are in place including capacity limits, temporary closures, and modified operations.
South Rim Transportation - Within the Park
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Ride Free Shuttle Buses
Grand Canyon National Park's free Shuttle buses operate in and around the South Rim. The shuttles can take you to out to exceptional scenic overlooks where private vehicles are not permitted.
Guided Bus Tours
Xanterra Parks & Resorts conducts Guided Bus Tours within the park. Call (303) 297-2757, toll free (888) 297-2757, FAX (303) 297-3175. Visitors arriving in the park should contact any transportation desk for information or call (928) 638-2631 to make arrangements. Tours include Sunrise, Sunset, Desert View Drive, and Hermits Rest Road. Tours are available throughout the year. Wheelchair-accessible coaches are available by prior arrangement.
Xanterra Transportation Desks
Information about Phantom Ranch facilities, mule trips, horseback riding, air tours, one-day float trips, and guided bus tours (including wheelchair-accessible vehicles) is available in the lodge lobbies (hours vary seasonally). Call (928) 638-2631, ext. 6015.
Xanterra Taxi Service (24 hours) 928-638-2631
At one time, car rentals were available from the Grand Canyon Airport in Tusayan. This is no longer the case. At this time car rentals are not available in Tusayan or within the park. Car rentals are available in the nearby communities of Williams and Flagstaff, Arizona.
Bright Angel Bicycles adjacent to Grand Canyon Visitor Center, provides bicycle rentals and guided bicycle tours between mid-March and October 31. During November and December, rentals are weather dependant.
Scheduled Rim-to-Rim Shuttle Service
The Trans-Canyon Shuttle provides daily scheduled shuttle service between the North and South rims, between May 15 and Oct. 15. Reservations are required. 928-638-2820. Transit time is approximately 4.5 hours one way.
North Rim Transportation - Within the Park
Last updated: December 1, 2021