Grand Canyon National Park Public Transportation, Buses, Transit

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A Grand Canyon bus allows you to park your car, hop onboard and get to major attractions with ease, such as South Kaibab Trailhead, Yavapai Geology Museum and Hermit’s Rest.

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Is there a public bus system that I should use to get around?

Grand Canyon Shuttle
You can ride this convenient shuttle to get around Grand Canyon National Park, with four routes to choose from. The Village Route goes to the Visitor Center, Market Plaza, the historic district, campgrounds, ranger programs and other facilities within the Village. The Kaibab/Rim Route stops at Grand Canyon Visitor Center, South Kaibab Trailhead, Mather Point and many other places of interest along the rim. Hermits Route takes you from the Village to Hermits Rest, as well as Pima and Powell Point. The Tusayan Route runs between the community of Tusayan and the park.

Hiker’s Express Shuttle Bus
This bus starts out early in the morning from Bright Angel Lodge (on the hour through the day thereafter) stopping at the Backcountry Information Center, Grand Canyon Visitor Center and the South Kaibab Trailhead.

  • Bus Fares: The Hiker’s Express is free
  • Phone: Call the general information line in the park for more information at (928) 638-7888.

Can I take a sightseeing tour of Grand Canyon National Park?

There are a number of sightseeing tours you can take advantage of when you visit Grand Canyon National Park. There’s nothing more pleasurable than traveling with a guide providing fascinating facts about the canyon and places of interest along the way.

You can experience Grand Canyon without missing any of the views and get geologic and historic information you wouldn’t otherwise obtain. Take one and a half, two or three-hour tours, choosing the route that best fits your preferences.

You’ll find bus tours available both inside and outside the park in nearby communities as well as Las Vegas motor coach tours.