There are 4 ways to get from Tempe to Grand-Canyon by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Flagstaff, Az
  2. Take the bus from Flagstaff Pulliam Airport to Williams, AZ
  3. Take the train from Williams, AR to Grand Canyon

$132 - $188

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Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Phoenix, AZ to Flagstaff, AZ 8561
  2. Take the bus from Flagstaff, AZ to Grand Canyon

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Tempe to Grand-Canyon 241.2 miles

$23 - $35

Fly, bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Flagstaff (FLG) PHX - FLG
  2. Take the bus from Flagstaff Pulliam Airport to Grand Canyon

$172 - $352

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The cheapest way to get from Tempe to Grand-Canyon is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tempe to Grand-Canyon is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Tempe and Grand-Canyon is 184 miles. The road distance is 241.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Tempe to Grand-Canyon without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 37 min and costs $130 - $190.

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It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to get from Tempe to Grand-Canyon, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Flagstaff Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tempe to Grand-Canyon is 241 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to drive from Tempe to Grand-Canyon.

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American Airlines offers flights from Phoenix Airport to Flagstaff Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Tempe to Grand-Canyon.
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  • Distance: 184 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 37 min

What companies run services between Tempe, AZ, USA and Grand-Canyon, AZ, USA?

You can take a bus from Tempe to Grand-Canyon via 19th Ave/Dunlap, Dunlap Av & 19th Av, Metrocenter TC, Phoenix, AZ, Flagstaff, AZ, and Grand Canyon in around 8 h 36 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Flagstaff
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Grand Canyon Railways
Website
thetrain.com
Train from Williams, AR to Grand Canyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
thetrain.com
Bus operators
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 Phoenix, Az to Flagstaff, Az
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Arizona Shuttle
Phone
+1 (800) 888-2749
Website
arizonashuttle.com
Bus from Flagstaff Pulliam Airport to Williams, AZ
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
arizonashuttle.com
Bus from Flagstaff, AZ to Grand Canyon
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
arizonashuttle.com
Bus from Flagstaff Pulliam Airport to Grand Canyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
arizonashuttle.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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Phoenix, AZ to Flagstaff, AZ
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
amtrak.com

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