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Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff train station.jpg
Location 1 East Route 66
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Coordinates 35°11′51″N 111°38′57″W / 35.1974°N 111.6491°W / 35.1974; -111.6491
Owned by City of Flagstaff
Line(s) BNSF Railway Seligman Subdivision
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Connections Mountain Line
Other information
Station code FLG
Opened 1926
Passengers (2018) 43,412 Increase 9.1%
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
Kingman Southwest Chief Winslow
toward Chicago
Williams Junction
Closed 2018
Former services
Preceding station Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Following station
Riordan Main Line Cliffs
toward Chicago
Flagstaff Santa Fe station
U.S. Historic district
Contributing property
Architectural style Tudor Revival
Part of Railroad Addition Historic District (ID83002989)
Designated CP January 18, 1983

Flagstaff Station is an Amtrak train station at 1 East Route 66 in Flagstaff, Arizona. The station, formerly an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway depot, doubles as a visitor center and rental car pickup and is located in downtown Flagstaff. Northern Arizona University is located nearby, as are the Lowell Observatory (where Pluto was discovered), Sunset Crater, the Walnut Canyon National Monument, ski resorts, and other attractions.


Flagstaff AZ - train station
The old A&P depot

AT&SF built the depot in 1926. The station's elevation is 6,902 feet (2,104 m) above sea level. Adjacent is the 1886 solid-red sandstone freight depot originally built by the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad. Both the former Santa Fe Depot, and the Atlantic and Pacific Depot that it replaced are contributing properties to the Railroad Addition Historic District.


  • Southwest Chief
  • Mountain Line city bus service
  • Open Road Tours shuttle services to Phoenix, Camp Verde, Sedona, Oak Creek, Williams, and the Grand Canyon depart from the Amtrak station.
  • Greyhound operates intercity bus service from its nearby station

Some Greyhound and Open Road services may be booked through Amtrak.

  • Amtrak – Stations – Flagstaff, AZ
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