Grand Canyon Charter Services, Buses and Taxis Guide

Charter Services, Buses and Taxis

Grand Canyon National Park has a good shuttle system once you arrive, but transportation from gateway cities to the canyon are limited. It is also difficult to get to many Grand Canyon locations without your own vehicle, even If you make it to the park. Any major city like Las Vegas, Phoenix or Flagstaff has both airports and numerous options to rent a car.  For most people spending their vacation time at the Grand Canyon a rental car is the way to go, but there’s definitely other means of transportation to the world’s grandest canyon.

Taxi services are expensive, but with the advent of Lyft and Uber, as well as traditional taxi companies this is an option. There is also a 24-hour taxi service for the South Rim and Tusayan. Charter services especially for families and larger parties can be a great option to a bring your whole group in a private van or coach to the canyon. There are also tours with pick-ups from most nearby cities, so if you’re just heading to the canyon for a guided trip this can be a great option, especially for travelers without a car. There are not buses that go to the park, but Grey Hound does have service to Flagstaff and Williams AZ, both of which are close to Grand Canyon National Park. Read the guide below to learn more, or check out our Grand Canyon map to find any canyon attraction or destination.

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Grand Canyon Transportation List

Grand Canyon National Park Free NPS Shuttle

Grand Canyon National Park operates a free shuttle service on the South Rim, North Rim and offers a seasonal Rim to Rim shuttle. If you want to learn more about free park shuttles head to the Grand Canyon National Park Shuttle page.

Grand Canyon National Park Taxi Services

South Rim Taxi (24 hr. Service) 928-638-2822 or 928-638-2631, ext. 6563

Grand Canyon Charters and Shuttles

  • Trans Canyon Shuttle 928-638-2820
  • Flagstaff Shuttle and Charter 888-215-3105
  • Arizona Shuttle 928-225-2290 or 800-563-1980

Tours form nearby cities to Grand Canyon National Park

Taking a guided tour from a nearby city or park can be a great way to get to the Grand Canyon and many tour operators include transportation in their trip. Learn more about Grand Canyon Guided Tours.

Bus Services to cities near Grand Canyon

Greyhound Bus Lines 800-231-2222 928-774-4573 Does not go to Grand Canyon National Park. Service from Flagstaff, AZ and Williams, AZ to destinations nationwide.

Train Services to cities near Grand Canyon

Amtrak 800-872-7245 or 928-774-8679 (Does not go to Grand Canyon National Park).

Train Ride to Grand Canyon's South Rim.

Grand Canyon Railway (This is a tour from Williams, AZ to the South Rim).

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