- The Grand Canyon Railway, Grand Canyon Railway Hotel, RV Park, and Pet Resort are all open.
- In Williams, all-you-care-to-eat breakfasts and dinners are available cafeteria-style at the Fred Harvey Restaurant. Spenser’s Pub offers lighter fare and desserts for dine-in or carry out from late afternoon into the evening.
- Inside Grand Canyon National Park:
- Dine-in and carry out options are available at the El Tovar Dining Room. Carry out is available from the Fountain at Bright Angel Lodge, Maswik Food Court, Hermit’s Rest Snack Bar, and the Fred Harvey Food Truck (weather permitting). The Fred Harvey Tavern at Bright Angel Lodge is available for dine-in service. Reservations are required for lunch and dinner at the El Tovar Dining Room. To learn more, click here.
- Motorcoach tours are cancelled through September 2, 2021.
- Shuttle schedules have been modified as follows:
- Our partners at the National Park Service have decided to cancel shuttles on the Purple route for the remainder of 2021.
- The Blue/Village route will begin operating on July 17, 2021. Guests staying overnight at Maswik Lodge should be prepared to walk ¼ mile from the Grand Canyon Depot to the Maswik facility until this shuttle is operating.
- The other shuttles are running modified schedules. Learn more on the NPS website here.
- For the latest information, please visit the National Park Service website.
- Mandatory Mask Policy While on Train: Due to mandates from the Transportation Security Administration, face coverings are required for all staff and all passengers age two (2) and above while onboard the Grand Canyon Railway, regardless of vaccination status.
- Voluntary Mask Policy While Not on Train: All properties, buildings, and operations managed by Xanterra Travel Collection companies are now operating under a voluntary mask policy for all fully vaccinated guests and employees in accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), unless this conflicts with applicable state or local requirements. All Xanterra Travel Collection company employees will continue to be required to wear masks if they are not vaccinated, and per the CDC those guests who are not vaccinated should continue to wear masks when indoors and when social distancing isn’t possible outdoors.
From its yesteryears of transporting ore through the Wild West to our present-day journeys in the heart of the canyon, the Grand Canyon Railway has enchanted millions of people from around the world since 1901—and now it’s time for you to experience the wonderful romance of a voyage by train. Take an unforgettable ride on one of our lovingly restored cars and hear folklore and tales from a crew who are still mesmerized by their spectacular surroundings. Be entertained by authentic characters and musicians who bring the Old West to life. And lose yourself in the majesty, the magnificence that is Grand Canyon National Park.
Watch a remarkable world go by as you tour the countryside from the comforts of your classic train car. You’ll always enjoy a priceless experience with Grand Canyon Railway.
The Grand Canyon Railway departs daily at from Williams, Arizona, which is about 30 miles west of Flagstaff, just off Interstate 40.
Enjoy a nostalgic trip back in time with musicians, attendants that share historical and regional knowledge and even an old-fashioned train robbery. Experience the way of the west on the way to the canyon.Entertainment
Grand Canyon Railway is surrounded by both beauty and history—and nowhere is that more evident than at our historic train depots.Train Depots
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.Train History
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.Train Equipment