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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” (54 reviews)
“gift shop” (70 reviews)
“grand canyon” (136 reviews)
Williams, AZ
+1 800-843-8724
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There are other ways to travel to the Grand Canyon however we took the train. We loved it. Had me feeling part of history.

Thank Kenneth C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Williams Depot has a lot of old time trains. It is the starting point for the Grand Canyon Train which is a great way to go to the Grand Canyon.

Thank JudyH432
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place has a really nice gift shop and the lady working there was wonderful.as we were in the building the train returning from the grand canyon was coming into the station my son whos in a wheelchair got very excited and the lady working...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great gift shop with reasonable prices. Suggest making purchase after the return trip so you don't have to carry around at the Grand Canyon.

Thank Monica S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Train station is very nice and well kept up. We enjoyed our experience at the depot. We were not impressed by the buffet meal at the depot, things had been sitting out way to long and the food was not well maintained, out of many...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff at the depot. Very knowledgeable about your tickets. Everything was explained to us about their system of doing things. Great experience. Was our anniversary - all signed a card and made sure we received it on the train!

Thank swinstead007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An overpriced gift shop and snack bar. Train platform is an interesting place to watch the train depart and arrive each day.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1st train ride and 1st time visiting Grand Canyon. The set up of the Depot is fun and interesting. Resembles train depot from back in the days. If you plan on taking the train to the GCanyon, make sure to arrive early enough before train...More

Thank Griselda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Williams Depot is a beautiful building with a great staff. The desk staff was very helpful guiding us thru our several day itinerary. The gift shop has a small coffee and fudge bar besides the huge selection of train souvenirs. There are many photo...More

Thank Rose4pot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

came here to take photos of old trains, called in to ticket office to check prices for trips to grand canyon which also had a cowboy show and music onboard, liked the set up of the old station,nice time

Thank dianeappleton94
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18 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
14 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
28 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