Getting Around the Grand Canyon

By Plane
The South Rim Grand Canyon can be accessed by four airports. The Phoenix International Airport (PHX) offers a broad array of flights including local, national, and international options. The Flagstaff Airport (FLG) is served by a variety of commercial airlines. The Las Vegas Airport (LAS) is home to a wide range of flights arriving from the Unites States and beyond. The Las Vegas Airport also provides limited air service to the Grand Canyon Airport, which is located seven miles from the South Rim Grand Canyon.

By Train
Amtrak affords visitors to the South Rim Grand Canyon the opportunity to use rail service. Take an Amtrak train to Flagstaff. Then, use the connecting bus service to arrive at South Rim Grand Canyon. Alternatively, take the Grand Canyon Railway from Williams, Arizona to South Rim Grand Canyon.

By Bus
Take a Greyhound bus to Flagstaff or Phoenix. Then, select one of Arizona Shuttle daily shuttles services between Flagstaff and Phoenix, and between Flagstaff and Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon Shuttle Service also offers service between Flagstaff/Sedona/Williams and South Rim Grand Canyon.

Operations are provided by Trans-Canyon Shuttle between the North and South Rims once a day, in both directions in late spring through early Fall. Travel time is approximately four and a half hours each way.

By Car
Coming from: Phoenix, Flagstaff, and Williams

Commence by taking I-17 North. Then, merge onto I-40, heading west. Select Highway 64. Next, continue on Highway 64 directly. The South Rim Grand Canyon will be marked.

Coming from Los Angeles, Anaheim, Long Beach
Begin by taking I-15 East. Then, choose I-40 heading east. Select Highway 64. Next, continue on Highway 64 directly. The South Rim Grand Canyon will be marked.

Coming from Las Vegas
Start by taking Highway 93, heading south. Then, choose I-40 heading east. Select Highway 64. Next, continue on Highway 64 directly. The South Rim Grand Canyon will be marked.

Coming from the North Rim Grand Canyon
Commence by taking Highway 67 North. Then, choose Highway 89Alt. Commence on Highway 89Alt. eastwards. Next, take highway 89, heading south. Choose highway 64. Then, take Highway 64, heading west. Continue on Highway 64 West. Select the East Entrance to South Rim Grand Canyon. This entrance is also known as the Desert View.