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Special Event Rates

Mother's Day
Adult: $42.00
Child (3-12): $21.00
2 and under ride FREE, must sit on a lap
Rally Express Spiked
Adults only: $45.00
Engine #108 & #110 Double Head
Adult and Children: $125
Wine Express
Adults only: $62.00
Adults only: $62.00
Holiday Express
Adult: $39 , Child (3-12) $18
2 and under ride FREE, must sit on a lap

Holiday Express Spiked!:
$52, Adult only

Holiday Express First Class:
$75 Adult, $56 child (0-12)

Group Rates

$31.00 round trip, plus tax
$26 one way, plus tax
Children (3-12)
$15.00 round trip, plus tax
$13 one way, plus tax
2 and under ride FREE

Shuttle Schedule


The shuttle will be available Fridays through Mondays, July 5 to August 3

  • Tickets are $6.00 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

2020 Schedule



Old West Shootout: June 25 - 6:45pm Hill City departure


Old West Shootout: July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 – 6:45pm Hill City departure

Shuttle tickets are $6 each and must be purchased over the phone.



Old West Shootout: September 6 – 6:45pm Hill City departure




#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.

  2020 Schedule

#1: Choose Date

View Shuttle Schedule

2020 Rates
  One Way Round Trip
Adult: $27.00 $32.00
$14.00 $16.00
2 & Under: FREE FREE

#2: Choose Tickets

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Rally Express Spiked – August 7-16

Rally Express Spiked

Celebrate the 80th Sturgis Rally aboard the 1880 Train!

When riding the Rally Express Spiked Train passengers receive:

* The first 100 passengers get a souvenir glass! Purchase your tickets now!



$45 Adults Only (21+)

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.

Group rates are not available for special event rides.


Seating is assigned. In order to sit together, 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.

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.