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There are 4 ways to get from Grand Canyon National Park to Saguaro National Park by bus, train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Maswik Lodge to Flagstaff Amtrak Groome Transportation
  2. Take the bus from Flagstaff Station to Tucson 2047

Cheapest option

Bus, fly  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Maswik Lodge to Flagstaff Pulliam Airport
  2. Fly from Flagstaff (FLG) to Tucson (TUS) FLG - TUS

$187 - $438

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the train from Grand Canyon to Williams, AR
  2. Take the bus from Grand Canyon Railway Resort - Williams to Flagstaff Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Flagstaff Station to Tucson

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Maswik Lodge to Flagstaff Amtrak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Flagstaff, AZ to Phoenix, AZ
  3. Take the bus from Phoenix to Tucson

Grand Canyon National Park → Saguaro National Park
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The cheapest way to get from Grand Canyon National Park to Saguaro National Park is to bus and fly which costs $180 - $440 and takes 6h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from Grand Canyon National Park to Saguaro National Park is to bus and fly. Taking this option will cost $180 - $440 and takes 6h 49m.

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The distance between Grand Canyon National Park and Saguaro National Park is 283 miles.

The best way to get from Grand Canyon National Park to Saguaro National Park without a car is to bus which takes 8h 55m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 55m to get from Grand Canyon National Park to Saguaro National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Flagstaff Airport to Tucson Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 16m and has one stopover.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Flagstaff Airport to Tucson Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Saguaro National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Canyon National Park to Saguaro National Park.
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  • Distance: 283.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 55m

What companies run services between Grand Canyon National Park, AZ, USA and Saguaro National Park, AZ, USA?

You can take a bus from Grand Canyon National Park to Saguaro National Park via Maswik Lodge, Flagstaff Amtrak, Flagstaff Station, and Tucson in around 8h 55m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Flagstaff to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Flagstaff to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Flagstaff to Tucson via Phoenix, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Flagstaff to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,900
Train operators
Grand Canyon Railways
Website
thetrain.com
Train from Grand Canyon to Williams, AR
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Schedules at
thetrain.com
Pullman Class
$67
Coach Class
$82
First Class
$159
Observation Dome
$189
Luxury Parlor
$226
Bus operators
Arizona Shuttle
Phone
+1 (800) 888-2749
Website
arizonashuttle.com
Bus from Maswik Lodge to Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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Arizona Shuttle
Bus from Grand Canyon Railway Resort - Williams to Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
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Arizona Shuttle
Bus from Maswik Lodge to Flagstaff Pulliam Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
Arizona Shuttle
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Flagstaff Station to Tucson
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Flagstaff, AZ to Phoenix, AZ
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Phoenix to Tucson
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Book at
GotoBus

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