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Flagstaff - Grand Canyon Village Train Timetable

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Other ways to get from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Village

There are usually 3 daily bus trips from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Village.

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Train
Avg. Price
Avg. Price
£38.00
Avg. Price
£72.76
Daily Trips
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3
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1
Duration
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2h 0m
Duration
11h 15m
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Trip Summary

2 trains operate daily from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Village. The train trip from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Village is usually about 11 hours and 12 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak train can get you there in as little as 7 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance65 mi (105 km)
Fastest train7h 15m
Lowest price£71.26
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Village?

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Village was £71.85. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 14 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around £0.27 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Monthly average prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Village often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in October when the average ticket price is only £68,

If you're thinking of traveling from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Village during January, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of £71 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in January, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Village. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 14 days before departure, you can save around £0.27. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Village?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Village. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak211h 13m£71.92
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Village every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £71.

Frequently Asked Questions

While the train is the main method of transportation from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Village, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

The distance between Flagstaff and Grand Canyon Village is approximately 65 miles, or 105 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 15 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

Tuesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Village. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Tuesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Monday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Flagstaff at 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Trains leave the station in Flagstaff twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Grand Canyon Village to Flagstaff.

City Information

Flagstaff

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Blessed with plenty of pine forests and amazing sceneries, Flagstaff is more than just a pit stop for travelers who need respite from the scorching desert. We even named it one of the best places to visit in Arizona! The first place every traveler should visit is the Historic Downtown and Railroad District, which was built along the historic Route 66. As you stroll around the quarter, you will catch glimpses of quaint buildings constructed during the early 20th century, giving the area an authentically vintage vibe.

Stargazers should hightail it to the Lowell Observatory, whose telescope provides a breathtaking view of vast and unending space. If you are ready for some hiking, consider spending a day at the Wupatki National Monument. In this natural reserve, tourists can find ruins of indigenous villages and learn about the history of indigenous people in the area.

Budget pizzerias abound in Flagstaff to cater to a student crowd, and one of the best spots around is Oregano's Pizza Bistro. Cottage Place has some of the best offerings in town for a fancier meal and some delicious fillet mignon!

Amtrak's Southwest Chief stops at Flagstaff's train station at 1 East Rte 66. If you're traveling by bus, companies like Greyhound and Jefferson Lines operate out of the station on Butler Ave. Local air service goes through the Flagstaff Pulliam Airport, located just 4.3 miles from the city center.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Flagstaff?

1 East Rte 66  - FLGAMT-0

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Main departure station: 1 East Rte 66

The Flagstaff station at 1 East Rte 66 doubles as the city's Visitors Center, so you'll have travel resources available as soon as you step off the train. Also, check out the gift shop's selection of Flagstaff and train-themed souvenirs, clothing, books, and Route 66 memorabilia. Flagstaff is a stop along the Southwest Chief Amtrak line, connecting Chicago to Los Angeles. You can take the Southwest Chief line one stop west to Williams and then take the Grand Canyon Railway straight to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park. Or, since the station is in the heart of the city, you can begin your Flagstaff exploration right away.

All train stations in Flagstaff:

  • 1 East Rte 66

Where is the train station in Grand Canyon Village?

Main arrival station: Grand Canyon Railway Station

Grand Canyon Village has one train station.

Train stations in Grand Canyon Village:

  • Grand Canyon Railway Station

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