Hikers' Express Shuttle Bus

Grand Canyon Shuttle Bus Service Has Been Suspended

In an effort to help keep park visitors and employees safe from the novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19), all shuttle bus service on the South Rim is suspended until further notice. (03/18/2020)

This includes:
  • Hiker Express Shuttle
  • Tusayan Shuttle (Purple Route)
  • Village Route (Blue Route)
  • Kaibab Rim (Orange Route)
  • Hermit Road (Red Route) in addition, Hermit Road will remain closed to private vehicles.
Man wearing red shit and backpack boarding Hiker Express Shuttle at Backcountry Information Center.
Boarding the Hikers' Express Shuttle at the Backcountry Information Center

The Hikers' Express Shuttle Bus
An early morning bus with service to South Kaibab Trailhead.

Bus departs from Bright Angel Lodge bus stop on the hour; second stop at Backcountry Information Center; third stop at Grand Canyon Visitor Center; last stop at South Kaibab Trailhead.

Bus leaves Bright Angel Lodge at:
7 am, 8 am, 9 am in March
6 am, 7 am, 8 am in April
5 am, 6 am, 7 am in May
4 am, 5 am, 6 am in June, July, August
5 am, 6 am, 7 am in September
6 am, 7 am, 8 am in October
7 am, 8 am, 9 am in November
8 am, 9 am in December, January, February

South Rim Pocket Map: Getting Around South Rim
Click on the map above to download the South Rim Pocket Map and Services Guide (1.1 MB PDF file)

Last updated: March 18, 2020

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PO Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023



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