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There are 8 ways to get from Houston to Grand Canyon by plane, bus, shuttle, train or car

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Fly Houston to Flagstaff, bus

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Flagstaff (FLG)
  2. Take the bus from Flagstaff Pulliam Airport to Maswik Lodge

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Fly Houston to Phoenix, bus

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Phoenix (PHX)
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station to Flagstaff Station
  3. Take the bus from Flagstaff Amtrak to Maswik Lodge

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Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Flagstaff, bus

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Flagstaff (FLG)
  2. Take the bus from Flagstaff Pulliam Airport to Maswik Lodge

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Las Vegas, shuttle

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Las Vegas (LAS)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas @ Circus Circus to Grand Canyon National Park Visitor Center

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Phoenix, bus

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Phoenix (PHX)
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station to Flagstaff Station
  3. Take the bus from Flagstaff Amtrak to Maswik Lodge

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Houston to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to El Paso
  3. Take the bus from El Paso to Phoenix 44 St Transit Ctr
  4. Take the bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station to Flagstaff Station
  5. Take the bus from Flagstaff Amtrak to Maswik Lodge

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Houston to Tucson Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Tucson to Flagstaff Station
  3. Take the bus from Flagstaff Amtrak to Maswik Lodge

Drive

  1. Drive from Houston to Grand Canyon

Houston to Grand Canyon by bus and walk

The journey time between Houston and Grand Canyon is around 2 days 7h and covers a distance of around 1430 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 26h 45m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 5h. Services are operated by Greyhound USA, Flixbus USA and Arizona Shuttle. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
28h 30m
Layover time:
26h 45m
Total time:
2 days 7h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 5h
Journey distance:
1430 miles
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$170
Carbon emissions:
285 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:30
Last service departs at:
11:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Houston to Grand Canyon bus and walk schedules

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Travel within United States

Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Grand Canyon is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Grand Canyon is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Grand Canyon is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Houston to Grand Canyon is to fly and bus, which costs $120 - $360 and takes 11h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Grand Canyon is to fly and bus which costs $250 - $850 and takes 9h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Grand Canyon. However, there are services departing from Houston and arriving at Maswik Lodge via San Antonio, El Paso, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station and Flagstaff Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 46m.

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The distance between Houston and Grand Canyon is 1070 miles. The road distance is 1301.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Grand Canyon without a car is to bus which takes 31h 46m and costs $170 - $260.

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It takes approximately 9h 55m to get from Houston to Grand Canyon, including transfers.

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Houston to Grand Canyon bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston station.

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There is no direct flight from Houston Airport to Flagstaff Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 2m and has one stopover.

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Houston to Grand Canyon bus services, operated by Arizona Shuttle, arrive at Maswik Lodge station.

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Grand Canyon is 2h behind Houston. It is currently 7:51 PM in Houston and 5:51 PM in Grand Canyon.

Map of how to get from Houston to Grand Canyon.
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  • Distance: 1069.9 miles
  • Duration: 9h 55m

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Grand Canyon, AZ, USA?

You can take a bus from Houston to Grand Canyon via San Antonio, El Paso, Phoenix 44 St Transit Ctr, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station, Flagstaff Station, Flagstaff Amtrak, and Maswik Lodge in around 31h 46m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Houston to Phoenix via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Las Vegas via Midland/Odessa
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Las Vegas via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Las Vegas via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Las Vegas via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Las Vegas via Austin
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Phoenix via El Paso
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Phoenix via Austin
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Phoenix via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Phoenix via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Phoenix via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Flagstaff via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Houston to Flagstaff via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Houston to Flagstaff via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Flagstaff via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Flagstaff via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Flagstaff via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Houston to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Flights from Houston to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Las Vegas via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Flagstaff via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Houston to Flagstaff via Will Rogers World, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Houston to Flagstaff via Fayetteville, Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Houston to Flagstaff via Tulsa, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Houston to Flagstaff via New Orleans, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Houston to Flagstaff via Little Rock, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Houston to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Train operators
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston to Tucson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Premium
$350 - $480
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Seat
$240 - $340
Bus operators
Arizona Shuttle
Phone
+1 (800) 888-2749
Website
arizonashuttle.com
Bus from Flagstaff Pulliam Airport to Maswik Lodge
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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Arizona Shuttle
Bus from Flagstaff Amtrak to Maswik Lodge
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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Arizona Shuttle
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station to Flagstaff Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Tucson to Flagstaff Station
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
flixbus.com
National Park Express
Website
nationalparkexpress.com
Shuttle from Las Vegas @ Circus Circus to Grand Canyon National Park Visitor Center
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$139
Schedules at
go123hopper.com
Book at
nationalparkexpress.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from San Antonio to El Paso
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $85
Flexible
$90 - $130
Bus from El Paso to Phoenix 44 St Transit Ctr
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Grand Canyon is 1301 miles. It takes approximately 21h 15m to drive from Houston to Grand Canyon.

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

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There are 11+ hotels available in Grand Canyon. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Airport is to line 102 bus which takes 50 min and costs .

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