Visitor Center Plaza to Hermit Road Express Bus

a line of around 30 people wearing summer clothes and boarding a green and white bus.
At the Hermit Road Transfer Station, park visitors are boarding the Express Bus for a return trip to the visitor center. May 29, 2021. In the background, Hermit Road buses are visible on the other side of the barricade. The Hermit Road transfer station is located on the west end of the Village Historic District, just west of Bright Angel Trailhead and Kolb Studio. NPS/M. Quinn

COVID-19 Safety Modifications to Park Shuttle Operations:

Shuttle capacity is limited to 31 passengers. (7/17/2021)
  • Passengers must have their own face mask/covering.
  • This is a federal mandate that applies to vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals on all public transit.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available for use.
  • Passengers must follow all CDC and public health physical distancing guidelines while in line and on the bus.
  • Sidewalk decals, tape, and signage has been installed at bus stops to promote physical distancing.
  • Buses will undergo daily cleaning according to CDC and public health guidance.
  • Shuttle bus staff will follow specific screening protocols when reporting to work each day.

Visitor Center to Hermit Road Express


For free transport between the Visitor Center and Hermit Road Transfer Station, take the Village (Blue) Route Bus >

from behind a white and green bus, a line of about 30 passengers is boarding through the rear door. In the background, shade pavilions at an outdoor bus terminal.
Express Bus boarding passengers at the Visitor Center Shuttle Bus Terminal.
  • The express bus ran directly from the Visitor Center Shuttle Bus Terminal to the Hermit Road Transfer Station — then it returned to the Visitor Center. Round trip took 30 minutes
  • Passengers were able to board and exit the bus at both stops
  • The Express bus ran every 15 minutes from 12 noon to 8 pm ONLY
  • The Express bus did not make any other stops in the Village
  • Face masks were required while boarding and inside the bus.
  • September 10, 2021 WAS THE LAST DAY OF SERVICE

Last updated: September 20, 2021

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