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Williams Depot

Williams, AZ
+1 800-843-8724
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This train station, built in 1908, is the boarding point of the Grand Canyon Railway.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride” (56 reviews)
“gift shop” (72 reviews)
“grand canyon” (140 reviews)
Williams, AZ
+1 800-843-8724
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place for train fans and kids. they offer train rides to the canyon (seasonal) and during winter "Polar Express train trips" starting at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.... what fun it is to be a kid. recommended meutermedia

Thank MeuterMedia
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of old trains here to look at up close. Gift shop and restaurant on site. You can get a train ride to the Grand Canyon from here. Quaint old town with lots of shopping and things to do.

Thank RetiredIBEW
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fun Train ride for the grand kids, Love to see their faces light up when they saw Santa on the train.

Thank canyon2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled from Williams up to the Grand Canyon. On the way out we were in Dome class which gave us an opportunity to have the best seats on the train, seeing over the train at all the scenery on route. This was expensive but...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trains, old trains and the Grand Canyon all converge at the Williams Depot. Pretty awesome. Great train ride. Also a nice rest stop if you are traveling down the highway.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This historic railway depot offers a ton of activities surrounding the railway. The gift shop is EXCELLENT and offers snacks and hot coffee for purchase. Loved how the decorated for the holidays and its polar express experience.

Thank jenniferschafer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelled to Williams specifically to ride the Polar Express. Stayed in the RV park across from the hotel and it was great! The Polar Express itself was a great experience. Really fun, and even though we went over Veterans Day Weekend, really put us in...More

Thank Alicia K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were there in early November and they had already gone full bore on the Christmas decorations. At night the train depot looked like a winter wonderland.

Thank MajorLSU
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We took the train ride to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. We splurged and opted for the luxury car and it was worth it. We had our own bartender, snacks, and free champagne on the return trip.

Thank annapolisnancy
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Nice little town walk around on the Historic Route 66, oh wow the smell of food from the restaurants. Love the Train Station also there is the Visitor's Center and gift shop.

Thank mag85353
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17 June 2017|
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Response from Mike G | Reviewed this property |
The suitcases that you're taking to the canyon need to be dropped off in the Railway Hotel lobby in the morning. They'll take them all the way to your room at the canyon. Extra luggage will have to stay in your car. You... More
13 December 2016|
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Response from Trish R | Reviewed this property |
I have not gone then, but We asked the same question about coming in January and staff stated it is pretty dead there as it is very cold. So the train should not be full. I stayed 2 1/2 days in the Canyon, so not sure of the... More
Jo Ann C
27 December 2014|
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Response from Jeff B | Reviewed this property |
Can not answer 100% yes. We recall seeing some type of nylon jacket that was selling for roughly $50, but unable to say it is what you describe. The wife bought a hoodie sweat shirt versus a jacket. Sorry we can't help you... More