Embark on the Best Grand Canyon Bus Tours from Las Vegas
Papillon's Grand Canyon Bus Tours are the most affordable way to experience this once-in-a-lifetime destination for an entire day. Sit back, relax, and let the magnificent Southwest landscape pass you by as we take you to the crown jewel of the United States: the Grand Canyon.
Our Las Vegas bus tours to the Grand Canyon will give you the opportunity to spend a day exploring some of the most majestic landscapes in America.
Our state-of-the-art vehicles are designed with the comfort, safety, and sightseeing needs of our guests in mind. We offer two types of vehicles depending on your tour group size.
- Motorcoaches are best to accommodate large groups and are complete with multiple televisions, an onboard restroom, air conditioning, and personal climate control.
- Sprinter vehicles are used for smaller parties. Sprinters seat up to 12 passengers and feature spacious plush seating.
Both vehicles are equipped with a professional driver/guide, a PA system for announcements and tour narration, and windows for photo-taking. Whether your adventure is just beginning or your long day of touring is coming to an end, you can rest easy and enjoy the ride on a Grand Canyon bus tour from Las Vegas.
Discover the most remarkable spectacle in the American Southwest aboard a Grand Canyon bus tour.
Grand Canyon West Rim
Travel in luxury to the West Rim, where 360-degree canyon views and landmarks like Eagle Point, a colossal stone likeness of the sacred Hualapai eagle, await you.
Grand Canyon South Rim
Our South Rim Bus Tour with Helicopter starts in Las Vegas and takes you on a bus and helicopter tour through the South Rim, and Dragon Corridor.
Our state-of-the-art motorcoach will take you to one of the most scenic National Parks in the country. Witness the majesty of the Grand Canyon from several spectacular viewpoints and revel in the surrounding nature and forestry.
Upgrade Your Grand Canyon Bus Tour
With Papillon, bus tours from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon aren't limited to the ground. Upgrade your bus tour to include a breathtaking helicopter flight or adrenalin-pumping adventure tour as well.
Check out upgrade options when selecting your bus tour of choice.
Add a Helicopter Tour
Complement your Grand Canyon sightseeing with an incredible helicopter tour above the canyon. Aboard one of Papillon's advanced sightseeing helicopters, you’ll capture the most impressive views of the Grand Canyon. As the preferred provider of the National Park Service, our helicopter tours are certified to fly the entire canyon. West Rim flights also have access to an exclusive landing site on the canyon floor.
For those taking a guided bus tour inside the Hoover Dam, learn the groundbreaking history of the structure, then board a helicopter to get an aerial view of the dam and the massive body of water it created, Lake Mead.
Upgrade your bus tour to include a breathtaking aerial view of Mother Nature's desert masterpiece.
After your educational bus tour of Hoover Dam, enjoy an aerial tour over the Grand Canyon West. En route to the Grand Canyon during this upgrade, you'll also soar across the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the Colorado River.
Adventure Tours & More
Make it a 3-in-1 bus tour package by adding a helicopter to the bottom of the Grand Canyon and then a motorized float trip on the rapids of the Colorado River - or ride in style by upgrading your tour bus to a luxury Hummer. Hummer tours personalize your Grand Canyon experience with a professional guide throughout the journey.
What to Expect on Your Grand Canyon Bus Tour from Las Vegas
Our luxury motorcoaches are the perfect day trip for large groups or anyone looking for a laid-back sightseeing journey. Tour packages can be booked to either of the canyon’s most breathtaking rims or the Hoover Dam. Just sit back and unwind as the wonder of the Mojave desert unfolds.
Your Grand Canyon bus tour will begin bright and early with hotel pick-up. Papillon offers pick-up and drop-off at a select number of Las Vegas hotels Downtown and on the Strip. Not staying at one of these hotels? No problem. Simply meet our shuttle at the nearest one to begin your journey. We will transport you to our terminal for check-in and then you will climb aboard one of our beautiful, state-of-the-art sightseeing coaches.
After departing from Las Vegas, the city will begin to fade behind you as you approach the Mojave Desert. Before long you will be travelling through the Joshua Tree Forest, which has flourished for over 900 years with unique trees specific to this region of the country. Our large bus windows make it possible for passengers to photograph the gorgeous desert life as it passes.
Las Vegas Bus Tours to West Rim Grand Canyon
The first stop on your West Rim bus tour is atop the Mike O'Callaghan - Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, which crosses the Colorado River. This immense piece of engineering, opened in 2010, connects the states of Nevada and Arizona. Ascending from the river below is the magnificent Hoover Dam - and it is perfectly viewable from the bridge! Our tour will stop on a pull-off point on the bridge so that our guests can take photos of this engineering marvel.
Bus tours to the Grand Canyon West Rim offer majestic views of the Eagle Point rock formation, the world-famous glass Skywalk, and the fantastic 360-degree view of the canyon walls offered at Guano Point. This land is sacred to the Hualapai Nation and upon reaching the Grand Canyon you too will feel the reverent air of the environment.
West Rim bus tours stop at the world-famous Skywalk at Grand Canyon. This 21st century construction provides some of the most spectacular views of the Grand Canyon’s West Rim. The massive glass bridge of the Skywalk extends 70-feet over the edge of the canyon’s ledge and 4,000-feet above its floor.
Las Vegas Bus Tours to South Rim Grand Canyon
Want to see the most photographed parts of the Grand Canyon for yourself? Book a bus tour to the South Rim. This rim reveals the canyon at its most breathtaking. Gaze out over the deepest gorges and broadest expanses of the National Park. This rim of the canyon also features beautiful forested trails that lead to the most recognizable views of the Grand Canyon.
In addition to breathtaking lookouts like Mather Point, bus tours to the South Rim also boast visits to the National Geographic Center before reaching the National Park. Here you can learn a wealth of information about the canyon's history and geology before you experience it.
Discover Grand Canyon Bus Tours South Rim from Las Vegas.
Bus Tours from Vegas to the Grand Canyon FAQs
How much are Grand Canyon tours from Las Vegas?
Papillon's Grand Canyon bus tours from Las Vegas are the most affordable way to experience this southwestern destination for an entire day. Bus tours range from $52 to $200 depending on the destination, stops, and upgrades.
Check out the tour listings on our website for up-to-date bus tour pricing and upgrade options available.
Which Grand Canyon rim is closest to Vegas?
The Grand Canyon West Rim is the closest rim to Las Vegas. A direct drive from Las Vegas to West Rim is about 130 miles, or just over two hours.
Bus tours to the Grand Canyon West Rim last approximately 12 hours roundtrip, while South Rim bus tours last approximately 14 hours.
What is the best Grand Canyon tour from Las Vegas?
Each bus tour from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon provides a different experience and incredible sightseeing destination. At Papillon, we believe vacation is all about cultivating memorable experiences. That’s why we offer a range of bus tour destinations and upgrade options to fit your budget and personal preference.