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Part of what makes the Grand Canyon so spectacular is its isolation in the vast Arizona desert. The closest city, Flagstaff, is a good 75-miles from Grand Canyon National Park’s southern rim, while Phoenix lies more than 200 miles away. So despite being one of North America's most iconic wonders (with about 6 million visitors every year!) getting to the Grand Canyon without a car is a surprisingly complicated web of planes, trains, and buses—or you could always spring for a helicopter. But if you're planning to make the trip, here are the best ways to get from Phoenix to the Grand Canyon.
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