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From Coach to Observation Dome to Luxury Parlor, we offer six classes of service for one incredible ride of a lifetime through Grand Canyon National Park.

Schedule & Route

The Grand Canyon Railway travels 130 miles round-trip from Williams to the South Rim, with daily departures scheduled from both Williams and the Grand Canyon.

Historic Train Depots

Grand Canyon Railway is surrounded by both beauty and history—and nowhere is that more evident than at our historic train depots.

Train Equipment

The Grand Canyon Railway is home to a fantastic collection of historical passenger cars—each with its own story—as well as our famed diesel locomotives.

History of the Train

Dating back to the turn of the century, even our train depots are national historic landmarks, including one of only three remaining log depots in the United States.

Special Events

Special Events

The Polar Express Train Ride

Here is a very special chance for you and the entire family to experience the magic of The Polar Express™, the classic children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg.

Steam Saturdays

The Grand Canyon Railway celebrates the history of vintage rail travel with several steam-powered excursions to the Grand Canyon. You, too can ride all the way to the Canyon and back behind 90 year-old Locomotive 4960.

The Pumpkin Patch Train

Kids and parents alike are invited to don their favorite Halloween costumes and come join us this fall

Lodging & Food


Grand Canyon Railway Hotel

Grand Canyon Railway Hotel

Experience the luxury of a bygone era at The Grand Canyon Railway Hotel. Designed to resemble the century-old train depot that housed the original Fray Marcos Hotel, our hotel offers guests comfortable lodging in a picturesque Western setting, and provides a relaxing retreat before embarking for Grand Canyon National Park.

Grand Canyon Railway RV Park

Grand Canyon Railway RV Park

Located just two blocks away from Route 66 and downtown Williams, The Grand Canyon Railway RV Park is one of the premier RV parks in the Grand Canyon-Flagstaff-Sedona area. It’s the ideal place to unwind, whether you’re hitting the open road for the first or the 101st time, and has everything you need for an unforgettable experience.

Railway Pet Resort

Railway Pet Resort

Grand Canyon Railway’s state-of-the-art Pet Resort has 28 spacious rooms for dogs and 16 comfortable custom-made condos for cats. Featuring separate central air conditioning and heating systems for the Northern Arizona summers and winters, our safe and secure pet resort will ensure that your furry friend has a great vacation, too!

Maswik Lodge

Maswik Lodge

Located just a ¼ mile from the canyon’s edge, the Maswik Lodge at the Grand Canyon is stunningly situated over several acres of ponderosa pine forest. Featuring spacious non-smoking rooms, a transportation/activity desk, and cafeteria and sports bar, it’s also the ideal place to enjoy gorgeous sunsets and sunrises at the canyon.


Grand Depot Café

Grand Depot Café

The Grand Depot Café is the ideal spot for tastes of all ages. Conveniently situated across from the hotel, it serves breakfast, lunch and dinner for Grand Canyon Railway passengers and patrons alike. The buffet-only restaurant features an expansive and fresh selection of traditional fare, as well as an evening carving station and pasta bar.

Spenser's Pub

Spenser's Pub

Cosy up to the bar at Spenser’s Pub, and enjoy a wide selection of pub-style food and thirst-quenching beverages. Located in the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel, Spenser’s is the perfect place to hole up for a spirited evening of fun, especially during the warmer months when the doors are opened to the patio and the fresh mountain air.

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

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Get an up-close-and-personal view of the Grand Canyon and Arizona's surrounding areas through the convenience of your computer or mobile device.


As a year-round destination with four distinct (and unpredictable) seasons, the weather in the Grand Canyon is always changing, just like the magnificent surroundings.

Sights & Activities

Explore iconic places like the El Tovar Hotel, Hopi House, and Bright Angel Lodge, or enjoy a wonderful range of outdoor activities suitable for the entire family.

Grand Canyon Tours

Be it by helicopter, motorcoach, water float or by foot, our guided tours will enable you to see the Grand Canyon through a dazzling array of exclusive perspectives.

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