Directions

Directions from Phoenix to Sedona

Take I-17 north toward Flagstaff 98.4 miles. Take exit 298 and turn left onto Highway 179. Travel on Highway 179 14.2 miles to Highway 89A. The intersection of Highway 179 and Highway 89A is known as the “Y”. Many Sedona attractions, shopping, lodging and other business refer to the “Y” as a point of reference.
119 miles, 2 hours

Alternatively, if you are staying in West Sedona or if traffic necessitates, you can approach Sedona via Cottonwood. Take I-17 north toward Flagstaff 87 miles. At Camp Verde, take exit 287 for Highway 260 west toward Arizona 89A/Cottonwood. Follow Highway 260 12.4 miles. Turn right onto Highway 89A N and continue 18.5 miles into Sedona.
127 miles, 2 hours 6 minutes

Directions from Flagstaff to Sedona and back (there are two ways you can get to Sedona from Flagstaff and vice versa)

If the weather is good, begin taking I-17 south from Flagstaff. Just 2 miles south of the junction of I-40 and I-17, exit at Highway 89A (exit 337). This takes you on a breathtaking 25 mile drive through Oak Creek Canyon.
27 miles, 40 minutes

If it is snowing, take I-17 south from Flagstaff about 41 miles to State Highway 179. From there, go about 15 miles north on Highway 179 and you will enter Sedona. This route takes about an hour from Flagstaff to Sedona.
56 miles, 1 hour


Directions from Sedona to Flagstaff (This route is via Highway 89A through Oak Creek Canyon recommended for its beauty and short distance. Take it in good weather and daylight.)

Take Highway 89A north 25 miles through Oak Creek Canyon. Take I-17 north toward Flagstaff (2 miles.)
27 miles, 40 minutes

Directions from Sedona to Grand Canyon South Rim and back (there are three ways you can get to the South Rim from Sedona)

OPTION 1 – Directions from Sedona to Grand Canyon South Rim

Take Highway 89A to I-17 N to I-40 W. Take I-40 west toward Williams to Highway 64. Take Highway 64 north directly to the main entrance to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
114 miles, 2 hours 5 minutes

OPTION 2 – Directions from Sedona to Grand Canyon South Rim
(recommended for good weather and daylight only)

Take Highway 89A to I-17 N to Flagstaff. Take Highway 180 west to Highway 64. Take Highway 64 north directly to the main entrance to the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
108 miles, 2 hours 14 minutes

OPTION 3 – Directions from Sedona to Grand Canyon South Rim Desert View (East) Entrance

Take Highway 89A to I-17 N to Flagstaff. Take Highway 89 north to Highway 64. Take Highway 64 west to the East Entrance of the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, nown as Desert View.
135 miles, 2 hours 42 minutes


Directions from Grand Canyon South Rim to Sedona

Take Highway 64 south to I-40 East. Take I-40 East to Flagstaff. Take I-17 south from Flagstaff to either a) exit 337 to Sedona via Highway 89A through Oak Creek Canyon or b) to Highway 179 to Sedona (see directions from Flagstaff).
Option a) 114 miles, 2 hours 5 minutes; Option b) 56 miles, 1 hour


Directions from Sedona to Grand Canyon North Rim

Take Highway 89A to I-17 toward Flagstaff and then take I-40 east to Highway 89. Take Highway 89 north to Highway 89A. Take Highway 89A west to Highway 67. Take Highway 67 south directly to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park (Please note: the North Rim is only open mid-May through mid-October.)
238 miles, 4 hours 38 minutes


Directions from Sedona to Grand Canyon West Rim

Take Highway 89A to I-17 toward Flagstaff and then take I-40 east toward Kingman. Take exit 51 for Stockton Hill Road. Turn right at Stockton Hill Rd and continue 41.5 miles. Turn right at Pierce Ferry Road. Continue onto Diamond Bar Road. Turn left to stay on Diamond Bar Road. Continue straight onto Buck and Doe Road. Destination, the parking lot at Grand Canyon West Airport, will be on the right.
249 miles, 5 hours 30 minutes

Directions from Las Vegas, NV to Sedona

Take I-515/US-93/US-95 toward Henderson. Take Highway 93 south to I-40. Take I-40 east to Flagstaff. Take I-17 south from Flagstaff to either a) the exit 337 through to Sedona via Oak Creek Canyon or b) to Highway 179 to Sedona (see directions from Flagstaff).
Option a) 274 miles, 4 hours 21 minutes; Option b) 302 miles, 4 hours 41 minutes

Directions from Los Angeles, CA to Sedona

Take I-10 East to Phoenix. Take Loop 101 north to I-17 north toward Flagstaff. Take exit 298 and turn left onto Highway 179. Travel on Highway 179 14.2 miles to Highway 89A.
480 miles, 7 hours

Sedona is located in Central Arizona in the Verde Valley, about 119 miles north of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Want to know the driving distance between Sedona and other surrounding cities? See below for details.

Driving Distances to Sedona from Surrounding Areas:

City
Phoenix
Grand Canyon South Rim
Grand Canyon North Rim
Grand Canyon West
Flagstaff
Williams
Prescott
Las Vegas, NV
Salt Lake City, UT
Albuquerque, NM
Denver, CO
Los Angeles, CA
San Diego, CA
Miles
119
114
238
249
27
60
67
274
547
351
796
480
462
Kilometers
191
183
383
400
43
96
107
441
880
564
1281
772
743

1. Arizona Outdoor Adventures

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  • (928) 282-8540
  • 1185 West Highway 89A
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336
  • $130.00 - $142.00

2. Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Villa...

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  • (928) 282-4838
  • 336 Highway 179
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336

3. El Portal Sedona

"Top 10 Hotels in the Southwest" Condé Nast Travelers Magazine - El Portal Sedona Hotel is a premier Sedona hotel located in the heart of t...  More
  • (800) 313-0017
  • 95 Portal Ln
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336
  • $179.00 - $399.00

4. Out Of Africa Wildlife Park

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  • (928) 567-2840
  • 3505 Camp Verde-Bridgeport Highway
  • Camp Verde, AZ
  • 86322
  • $20.00 - $36.00

5. Hilton Sedona Resort

The Hilton Sedona Resort offers 219 beautifully appointed guestrooms and suites. Sedona, AZ hotel guestroom choices includes a Deluxe Guest ...  More
  • (928) 284-4040
  • 90 Ridge Trail Dr
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86351
  • $169.00 - $479.00

6. Sedona Reãl Inn & Suites

Charm and comfort await you at the Sedona Reãl Inn & Suites. With a country inn atmosphere, and bed and breakfast feel, each of the 42 trad...  More
  • (928) 282-1414
  • 95 Arroyo Pinon Dr
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336
  • $129.00 - $189.00

7. Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa

This chic Sedona, AZ hotel and spa is located in the urban setting of West Sedona and features 77-appointed guest rooms including four Andal...  More
  • (928) 203-4111
  • 2250 W Hwy 89A
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336
  • $189.00 - $299.00

8. Briar Patch Inn

The Briar Patch Inn features 19 cabins situated on 9 lush acres in Oak Creek Canyon, just 3 miles north of Sedona. Each individual cabin is...  More
  • (928) 282-2342
  • 3190 N State Rte 89A
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336
  • $219.00 - $395.00

9. Pink Jeep Tours

Since 1958, Pink Jeep Tours has been providing the most talked about off-road adventures in the Southwest. Our award-winning excursions are ...  More
  • (928) 282-5000
  • 204 West Highway 89A
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336
  • $45.00 - $125.00

10. Garland’s Oak Creek Lodg...

Garland's Oak Creek Lodge is a unique, historic and acclaimed American-plan Lodge cradled in Oak Creek Canyon. Open March 29 thru Novemb...  More
  • (928) 282-3343
  • 8067 N State Rte 89A
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336
  • $255.00 - $305.00

11. Las Posadas Of Sedona

You will delight in the impeccably decorated, spacious two-room suites and private, romantic villas of Las Posadas of Sedona, a brand new lu...  More
  • (928) 284-5288
  • 26 Avenida De Piedras
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86351
  • $189.00 - $249.00

12. Junipine Resort

Junipine Resort is the perfect location for small business meetings or a family vacation. Our secluded creekside setting is the perfect retr...  More
  • (928) 282-3375
  • 8352 N State Rte 89A
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336
  • $122.00 - $419.00

13. Butterfly Garden Inn

The Butterfly Garden Inn, formerly Don Hoel’s cabins, is the perfect destination for individuals, families, and retreat groups who want to...  More
  • (928) 203-7633
  • 9440 N State Rte 89A
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336
  • $165.00 - $215.00

14. Best Western PLUS Inn Of Sedon...

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  • (928) 282-3072
  • 1200 W Hwy 89A
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336
  • $149.00 - $185.00

15. Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopt...

World's Largest and Most Experienced Helicopter Sightseeing Company! Daily multilingual tours of Grand Canyon departing from Sedona, Scottsd...  More
  • (702) 736-7243
  • Sedona Airport
  • Sedona, AZ
  • $169.00 - $344.00

16. Canyon Villa Bed & Breakfast I...

Enjoy bedside views of the Red Rocks of Sedona by Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte. Sedona bed and breakfast fare includes full gourmet breakf...  More
  • (800) 453-1166
  • 40 Canyon Cir Dr
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86351
  • $189.00 - $349.00

17. Best Western PLUS Arroyo Roble...

The Best Western PLUS Arroyo Roble Hotel and Creekside Villas is located in Uptown Sedona, providing near-Grand Canyon accommodations within...  More
  • (928) 282-4001
  • 400 N. State Rte. 89A
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336
  • $199.00 - $429.00

18. Orchards Inn Of Sedona

Featuring brand new rooms, Orchards Inn has one-of-a-kind Red Rock views from every room. Orchards’ central location in the heart of Uptow...  More
  • (928) 282-2405
  • 254 N State Rte 89A
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336
  • $169.00 - $239.00

19. Adobe Grand Villas

Luxurious AAA 4 Diamond Sedona, Arizona bed and breakfast with 850 + sq ft villas, red rock views, two fireplaces, jetted tub, walk in showe...  More
  • (928) 203-7616
  • 35 Hozoni Dr
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336
  • $399.00 - $699.00

20. L’Auberge De Sedona

Breathtaking Red Rock vistas and creekside tranquility, magical dining experiences, a cozy lodge and intimate cottages, a private spa and me...  More
  • (928) 282-1661
  • 301 L’Auberge Ln
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336
  • $349.00 - $749.00

21. Oak Creek Terrace Resort

Escape to Oak Creek Canyon among the red rocks and tranquility of Oak Creek. We are the perfect couple's getaway with in-room fireplaces...  More
  • (928) 282-3562
  • 4548 N State Route 89A
  • Sedona, AZ
  • 86336
  • $99.00 - $255.00

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