Travel & Hotels

Traveling to Sedona

To travel to Sedona from outside Arizona, you would normally fly to Phoenix and then drive or take an Airport Shuttle from Phoenix to Sedona (driving time is about two hours by car or two and a half hours by shuttle).

Accommodation in Sedona

Directions from Phoenix Airport to Sedona.  Drive onto Interstate 10 west at the Phoenix Airport exit, and then onto Interstate 17 north toward Flagstaff.  Follow Interstate 17 north from Phoenix about 100 miles.  Exit at state highway 179 (exit 298).  Go about 15 miles north on highway 179 to the center of town where Hwy 179 ends at Hwy 89A.

Directions from Flagstaff.  Take Interstate 17 south from Flagstaff.  Exit at US highway 89A (exit 337, which is 2 miles south of the junction of Interstate 40 and 17).  This takes you on a breathtaking 25 mile, 40 minute drive through Oak Creek Canyon, ending in uptown Sedona. 

Flying to Sedona.  If you are a pilot, you can also fly a small plane into Sedona Airport.

Shuttle Services Between Sedona and Phoenix.

Arizona Shuttle: This shuttle leaves Phoenix Airport for Sedona eight times per day, from 10 am to 8 pm.  In the Sedona to Phoenix direction, the shuttle picks up passengers both in West Sedona and in the Village of Oak Creek, also eight times per day, from 5:40 am to 3:40 pm.  Call  928-282-2066 or 800-448-7988 for reservations.  Visit for complete schedule.

Ace-Xpress Shuttle (Sedona/Phoenix):  This shuttle will come to the Center or to your hotel to pick you up.  Call 1-800-336-2239 for reservations.  Visit for detailed information.