Directions to Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park is located in Northern Arizona. Grand Canyon Village (South Rim) is located 60 miles North of Interstate 40 at Williams via Highway 64, and 80 miles Northwest of Flagstaff via Highway 180. Only ten miles from rim to rim as the crow flies, the North Rim is 215 miles (about 4 1/2 hours) from the South Rim by car. Please watch for animals and drive carefully.

Please note that gasoline is only available inside of the park seasonally at Desert View. Gasoline is available year-round, just outside of the park to the South in Tusayan.

Driving from Flagstaff, Arizona

  • Take Interstate 40 West to Williams
  • At the Arizona Highway 64 junction turn North
  • Proceed to the South entrance of Grand Canyon National Park

Driving time is approximately 1 hour, 40 minutes (89 miles)

Driving from Flagstaff – Alternate Route

  • In downtown Flagstaff turn north onto US Highway 180
  • Continue to the Arizona Highway 64 junction
  • Turn right (north) and continue on Arizona Highway 64 to the south entrance of Grand Canyon National Park
  • National Park Service entrance fees apply

Driving time is approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes (78 miles)
Note: US Highway 180 is not recommended during inclement weather.

Driving from Phoenix, Arizona

  • Drive north on Interstate 17 to Flagstaff
  • Take Interstate 40 west to Williams
  • Turn right onto Highway 64 (north) and proceed to the South entrance of Grand Canyon National Park
  • National Park Service entrance fees apply

Driving time is approximately 4 hours (247 miles)

Driving from Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Go south on US Highway 93 (over the Hoover Dam) to Kingman, Arizona
  • Go East on Interstate 40 to Williams
  • At the Arizona Highway 64 junction, turn left (north) and proceed to the south entrance of Grand Canyon National Park
  • National Park Service entrance fees apply

Driving time is approximately 5 hours 30 minutes (273 miles)

Driving from Grand Canyon North Rim, Arizona

  • Highway 67 to Jacob Lake
  • East & South on Highway 89A to junction of Highway 89
  • Go south on Highway 89 to Cameron
  • Go west about 57 miles to South Rim

Driving time is approximately 5 hours (214 miles)

Driving from Sedona, Arizona

  • Go north on Arizona Highway 89A to Flagstaff
  • In downtown Flagstaff turn north onto US Highway 180
  • Continue to the Arizona Highway 64 junction
  • Turn right (north) and continue on Highway 64 to the South entrance of Grand Canyon National Park
  • National Park Service entrance fees apply

Driving time is approximately 2 hours, 30 minutes (110 miles)

Driving from Bryce Canyon Lodge, Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

  • Go south on Highway 89 to Mt. Carmel junction
  • Continue South on 89 to Highway 64 junction
  • Take 64 west to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park
  • National Park Service entrance fees apply

Driving time is approximately 5 hours 45 minutes (300 miles)

Driving from Grand Canyon Airport is approximately 15 minutes (10 miles)