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Grand Canyon Bus Tours and Packages

Grand Canyon Bus Tours 

For those of you looking for an easy and relaxing Grand Canyon Tour to enjoy on your vacation, a bus tour or charter from the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park or Las Vegas is the way to go. These tours usually include lunch and also offer multi-day packages to the Grand Canyon and other nearby destinations. Most coach bus tours pick-up in Las Vegas or from the South Rim, but there are also bus tours that leave from the Phoenix, AZ. There are many variations of these trips in regard to price, time, and transportation, but they’re usually a great option for the canyon visitor who wants a more leisurely tour. If you want to find other Grand Canyon Tours like mules, rafting, train rides or scenic flights head over to our Grand Canyon Tours page for a complete list of all Grand Canyon guided tours. Read the guide below to learn more.

Options for Bus Tours and Charters

Grand Canyon South Rim Bus Tours

The Parks concession company Xanterra Parks and Resorts, offers short bus tours along Hermits Rest and Desert View Drive. These guided tours along the rim of the canyon are a relaxing and affordable way to see the canyon for visitors already at the South Rim. Visitors can also take a more affordable option Grand Canyon National Park has a free narrated shuttle system at the South Rim and North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Although it’s not the same as having a tour guide it’s a great option for budget travelers and lets you stop to hike or explore numerous locations in the park.

Bus Tours from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon

Coach bus tour from Las Vegas, Nevada are a very popular way to visit the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park and Grand Canyon West. Travelers from all over the world fly into Vegas and there are a large number of options, especially packages for people from Europe or Asia with drivers and tour guides that speak their language. If you're ready to book a trip check out our list of recommended Grand Canyon Bus Tours from Las Vegas.

Bus Tours from Phoenix and other locations

Phoenix Arizona and several other locations have bus tour and charter companies that offer trips to Grand Canyon National Park, primarily to the South Rim and Grand Canyon Village. There are also coach bus tours that offer multi-day trips to the Grand Canyon or packages that include the Canyon and other nearby National Parks and popular destinations.

Private Bus Charters

For those of you who want a mellow scenic drive as well as other custom activities some bus charter companies offer fair prices on custom/private trips that allow you to request a custom itinerary.  These trips can also include lodging, meals and additional tours for a complete vacation package. 

Check out our recommended bus tours below.

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Recommended Grand Canyon Bus Tours

Scenic Grand Canyon Bus Tour from Las Vegas: from $99.00

From Las Vegas this bus tour includes the Hoover Dam and Route 66 before arriving at the Grand Canyon, earning it a place on our list of top tours. After exploring the South Rim enjoy free movies and a stop for dinner on your return trip.

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Grand Canyon Bus Tour with great upgrade options: from $109.99

This Grand Canyon bus tour from Las Vegas make the Guru’s list of classic canyon tours. From Vegas, you’ll travel to the Grand Canyon's South Rim and enjoy dramatic vistas with optional upgrades for the Grand Canyon Imax, flights and jeep tours.

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Grand Canyon South Rim Bus Tour from Las Vegas: from $90.00

On our list of classic canyon tours this fully narrated Scenic Bus Tour from Las Vegas is a great value. From Vegas, you’ll travel to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park and enjoy dramatic vistas, hotel pick-up and lunch is included.

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