Among Sedona´s many amenities is its remote location in the red rock canyons of the high Sonoran desert – yet getting to and getting around Sedona is much easier than you might think. Here´s an overview of the modes of transportation available to visitors.
Sedona Airport Shuttle
The Sedona-Phoenix Shuttle operates between the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and several stops in the Sedona vicinity. There are currently nine rides a day in each direction. The earliest departures are at 5 am (Sedona) and 9 am (Phoenix), the latest ride leaves at 4 pm (Sedona) and 8 pm (Phoenix). The Sedona Phoenix Shuttle ride takes about 2.5 hours; reservations are recommended.
Public transport: Verde Lynx
The Verde Lynx is a commuter bus that connects uptown Sedona, West Sedona and Cottonwood. It makes 8 trips a day, the fare is one dollar for rides between West Sedona and Uptown or two dollars for rides between Sedona and Cottonwood.
Sedona Car Rentals
Rental cars are available both at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and in Sedona. If you plan on exploring the wider vicinity of the Sedona area, this might be your best choice. However, especially during busy seasons, contingents may be limited; we thus recommend you make reservations.
Sedona Jeep Rentals/ATV Rentals
For the more adventurous among Sedona´s visitors, Jeep, ATV and Tom Car rentals are available for half-day or full-day excursions into the surrounding canyons and desert lands that feature some of the most exciting and scenic 4x4 trails in the southwest. The rental companies will provide you with maps to the best trails in the area.
Sedona Motorcycle/Motorscooter rentals
If you would like to fully enjoy Sedona´s mild climate on a steel pony, motorcycle and motorized scooter rentals are also available. You can rent your scooter or bike for a few days or a few weeks, explore on your own or go on a guided adventure tour on the lonesome roads of the beautiful southwest.