Grand Canyon Guided Bus Tours

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 about Grand Canyon bus tours.

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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. If you're ready to book a trip check out our list of recommended Grand Canyon Bus Tours below, or keep reading to learn more.

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.

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. 

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