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Flagstaff - Williams Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Flagstaff to Williams. Traveling by bus from Flagstaff to Williams usually takes around 38 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Thruway bus can make the trip in 30 minutes.

Distance31 mi (49 km)
Shortest duration0h 30m
Cheapest price$35.00
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Thruway
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Flagstaff to Williams

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

mark

December 23, 2022- Visiting family

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: Driver arrived on time for both pick up and destination. Driver sought out passengers scheduled for trip and was prompt and friendly. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Comfortable and for a fair price.

5.0

Rose

November 6, 2019- Vacation

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: Convenient for me because I did not have a car. Cons: Nothing. Tips: No.

How much is a bus ticket from Flagstaff to Williams?

Bus tickets for a trip from Flagstaff to Williams cost $37.89 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Flagstaff to Williams is expected to be between $38 and $39. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is June 10, 2024, when tickets are available for June 10, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $38.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Flagstaff to Williams by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $35 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Booking even a couple days before your trip can make your ticket cheaper than booking day-of.

What bus companies travel from Flagstaff to Williams?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Flagstaff to Williams. Amtrak Thruway connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway50h 39m$37.95
  • Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities. Amtrak Thruway bus tickets from Flagstaff to Williams start at $35. On average, there are 5 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 38 minutes to cover the 31 miles from Flagstaff to Williams. However, the fastest bus only takes 30 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from Flagstaff to Williams at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Flagstaff to Williams, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Flagstaff to Williams every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Flagstaff to Williams without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Flagstaff to Williams; ticket prices start at $102.00.

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 does the bus leave from 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 bus stations in Flagstaff:

  • 1 East Rte 66

Where does the bus arrive in Williams?

Main arrival station: Holiday Inn Express

All buses from Flagstaff arrive at one main station in Williams.

All bus stations in Williams:

  • Holiday Inn Express

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