Tusayan (Purple Route)
The Tusayan (Purple Route) will not be in operation during the 2021 Season. The route is closed until further notice.
The Tusayan (Purple Route) provided shuttle bus service between the gateway community of Tusayan and the park. After making four stops in Tusayan, the bus traveled 6.8 miles/11 km to the South Rim Visitor Center inside the park. The buses ran every 20 minutes between 8 am and 9:30 pm. It was a 40 minute round trip.
Xanterra offers taxi service between Tusayan/ Grand Canyon Airport and Grand Canyon Village. (24 hours) 928-638-2822. They are not providing service east of Yaki Point Road, or west of the Hermit Road Interchange at this time.