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FlixBus Partners with National Park Express to Offer Shuttles to Grand Canyon National Park

Guests now have additional options to book transportation between the

Grand Canyon and cities like Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Los Angeles.

News Release

Dateline: Las Vegas, November 12, 2020

FlixBus and National Park Express are excited to announce an agreement to work together to offer travelers a new way to book shuttle transportation to and from Grand Canyon National Park. This shuttle service, operated by National Park Express, can now be booked directly on the FlixBus app or website.

This gives travelers a whole new experience. This opens a gateway to our National Parks. It offers guests the flexibility to visit the outdoors in their own way, and according to their own timeline.

“Travelers can jump on their phones and book a trip from cities like Los Angeles or Phoenix to Las Vegas, and then to the Grand Canyon! There has never before been an option like this.” Says David Huang, President of National Park Express. “It makes the Grand Canyon more accessible than ever.”

The new ride is available as a direct route from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park that will run 3 days per week. The bus will also stop at the Tusayan Visitor’s Center giving guests even more options for lodging as they plan their great outdoors escape. Visitors from Los Angeles, Phoenix, and other connecting cities aren’t left out of the outdoor fun! Passengers from those cities can book their FlixBus trip to Las Vegas and then easily catch the National Park Express shuttle to the Grand Canyon.

“FlixBus believes in connecting people with experiences—whether it’s to see a loved one, enjoy a vacation, or to see one of America’s incredible national parks,” said Pierre Gourdain, Managing Director of FlixBus USA. “Together with national park Express we’re making it as easy as possible to visit the outdoors and create moments you won’t forget.”

National Park Express is a leader in safer, healthier transportation.  During 2020, it has implemented additional protocols including UVC Light Strips installed inside vehicles, masks and temperature checks required for all participants, increased cleaning of vehicle interiors, and hand sanitizing stations inside vehicles.

Demand for convenient motor coach transportation is growing. Travelers love the increasing options available through FlixBus. More travelers are choosing to replace driving themselves, with the option to travel by comfortable and affordable motor coach.

The FlixBus model supports the interests of the travelers, and now for the first time includes visiting a National Park. This extends the freedom and flexibility from just city to city, into the unparalleled beauty of one of the Natural Wonders of the World.

National Park Express offers travelers shuttle options to Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Antelope Canyon, Boulder City and other areas in the Southwest United States. The route between Las Vegas and Grand Canyon National Park is the first route to be included in the partnership with FlixBus.

The shuttle can be booked one way or roundtrip. For travelers wishing to spend a few days at the Grand Canyon, they can book shuttles on different days. This allows new options for hikers, rafters, and those that would just enjoy extended time in the National Park. Each ticket includes the standard 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag per person at no additional cost.

About National Park Express

For over 20 years, National Park Express has served visitors to Las Vegas and the National Parks region. It owns its own fleet of over 30 vehicles, and operates its own tours. NPE provides visitors to the Southwest United States the choice and flexibility to book their travel to the destinations they choose, and at their pace. For travelers who prefer not to drive a car, this transportation network offers them options they have not previously enjoyed, while keeping the itinerary affordable. National Park Express features tours to key destinations and attractions in California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah and the National Parks in the region.

About FlixBus

FlixMobility is a young mobility provider, offering new alternatives for convenient, affordable and environmentally-friendly travel via the FlixBus and FlixTrain brands. Thanks to a unique business model and innovative technology, the startup has quickly established Europe’s largest long-distance bus network and launched the first green long-distance trains in 2018 as well as a pilot project for all-electric buses in Germany and France. Since 2013, FlixMobility has changed the way over 100 million people have traveled throughout Europe and created thousands of new jobs in the mobility industry. In 2018, FlixMobility launched FlixBus USA to bring this new travel alternative to the United States.

From locations throughout Europe and the United States, the FlixTeam handles technology development, network planning, operations control, marketing & sales, quality management and continuous product expansion. The daily scheduled service and green FlixBus fleet is managed by bus partners from regional SMEs, while FlixTrain operates in cooperation with private train companies. Through these partnerships, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and a strong international brand meet the experience and quality of tradition. The unique combination of technology start-up, e-commerce platform and classic transport company has positioned FlixMobility as a leader against major international corporations, permanently changing the European mobility landscape.

For more information, please contact:

David Lusvardi

VP Public Relations

National Park Express

(702) 853-6619
3525 W. Hacienda Avenue, Las Vegas, NV  89118

dlusvardi@nationalparkexpress.com

Albert Aydin

Public Relations Manager

FlixBus USA

732-690-8123

Albert.Aydin@flixbus.com

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