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Special Event Rates

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Mother's Day
Adult: $34
Child (3-12): $17
Gift Pack Add-On: $27.95
2 and under ride FREE on lap
Wine Express
Adults only: $64
Old West Shootouts
Adult: $41
Child (3-12): $23
2 and under ride FREE on lap
Double Header/65th Anniversary
Adult: $75
Child (3-12): $56
2 and under ride FREE on lap
Adults only: $64
Holiday Express
Adult: $42, Child (3-12) $21
2 and under ride FREE on lap

Holiday Express Spiked!:
$55, Adult only

Holiday Express First Class:
$75 Adult, $56 child (3-12), $21 for 2 and under

Group Rates

$33 round trip, plus tax
$28 one way, plus tax
Children (3-12)
$16 round trip, plus tax
$14 one way, plus tax
2 and under ride FREE on lap

Shuttle Schedule


The shuttle will be available Fridays through Mondays, June 25 to August 4

  • Tickets are $6 per person, regardless of age.
  • Parents must bring a car seat for their small children.
  • Guests may reserve by calling the 1880 Train office at 605-574-2222 or emailing

2022 Schedule










#1: When selecting your depart from/time, this is the station you will leave from. You will arrive at your first destination one hour after the time listed.

#2: When selecting your return from/time, the time listed is the time you leave that station. You will arrive at the final destination one hour after the time listed.


As with any railroad, motive power, schedules and fares are subject to change without prior notice.

  2022 Schedule

#1: Choose Date

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2022 Rates
  One Way Round Trip
Adult: $29 $34
$15 $17
2 & Under: Free on lap Free on lap

#2: Choose Tickets

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Engine #110 & #108 Double Header & 65th Anniversary – August 20, 2:30 pm

Steam Locomotive Double Header

The Logging Mallet Double Header celebrates the 65th Anniversary of the 1880 Train as well as the completed restoration of locomotive #108. The locomotive #108 will be joining near-twin locomotive #110 on the Black Hills Central Railroad. This run will feature both locomotives and a record number of passenger cars pulled over the line.

The VIP Photographers Pass includes:

Photographers' coaches will be located in the front and rear of the lineup. If you have a preference of location in the line-up, please book your tickets early.

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Round Trip Tickets

$34 Adults
$17 Children (3-12)
under 2 ride free if they sit on a lap

Double Header Photography Special:

$75 Adults
$56 Children (3-12)
under 2 ride free if they sit on a lap

Passengers must arrive in advance to check in with ticket agent and pick up tickets in the Hill City Depot. Tickets are listed under the last name given at the time reservation was made.

Limited seating is available for regular rides on this same departure. Regular rates apply. Passengers purchasing these tickets will receive the ride only. No photo opportunities are included.


August 20, 2022
Hill City: 2:30 pm

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Seating is assigned. In order to sit together, all passengers must be under ONE reservation. When making reservations online, you may select your own seats. Please ensure you have the final count of your party when making your reservation and selecting seat assignments. Seating assignments cannot be changed once selected or assigned. Guests who add on to a reservation at a later date are not guaranteed a seat with your party. Children 2 and under must be held on a lap. If you would like them to have their own seat, or would like to bring their car seat, a child’s ticket must be purchased.

Cancellation Policy

Credit card is charged at time of reservation. Like any ticketed event, all sales are final and no refunds or cancellations are offered unless ticketed train does not operate.