Flagstaff is on I-40, one of the main east-west interstates in the United States. I-17 starts here and heads south to Phoenix. Ariz. 89A connects Flagstaff to Sedona by way of Oak Creek Canyon. U.S. 180 connects Flagstaff with the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, and U.S. 89 connects the city with Page.
Flagstaff Pulliam Airport, 3 miles south of Flagstaff off I-17, is served by US Airways (tel. 800/428-4322; www.usairways.com) from Phoenix. Amtrak (tel. 800/872-7245) offers service to Flagstaff from Chicago and Los Angeles. The train station is at 1 E. Rte. 66.
Contact the Flagstaff Visitor Center, 1 E. Rte. 66 (tel. 800/379-0065 or 928/774-9541; www.flagstaffarizona.org). The visitor center is open Monday to Saturday from 8am to 5pm and Sunday from 9am to 4pm.
Downtown Flagstaff is just north of I-40. Milton Road, which at its southern end becomes I-17 to Phoenix, leads past Northern Arizona University on its way into downtown and becomes Route 66, which runs parallel to the railroad tracks. San Francisco Street is downtown's main street. Humphreys Street leads north out of town toward the San Francisco Peaks and the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Car rentals are available from Avis (tel. 800/331-1212, 928/774-8421 at the airport, or 928/714-0713 downtown), Budget (tel. 800/527-0700, 928/779-5235 at the airport, or 928/213-0156 downtown), Enterprise (tel. 800/261-7331 or 928/526-1377), Hertz (tel. 800/654-3131, 928/774-4452 at the airport, or 928/226-0120 downtown), and National (tel. 877/222-9058 or 928/774-3321).
Call A Friendly Cab (tel. 800/853-4445 or 928/774-4444; www.afriendlycab.com) if you need a taxi. Mountain Line Transit (tel. 928/779-6624; www.mountainline.az.gov) provides public bus transit around the city; the fare is $1.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.