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Special Event Rates

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, June 25 to August 4

  • 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

2021 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.

  2021 Schedule

#1: Choose Date

View Shuttle Schedule

2021 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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Student Field Trips – May 15-31

The 1880 TRAIN is providing school groups with an unforgettable opportunity to ride a vintage steam train in May! If interested, with prior notice and reservations, your class is invited to attend a 20-minute Engine House Tour prior to your ride.

Groups must be at the departure point no later than 30 minutes prior to departure. There is a picnic area available for groups at the Hill City station.

Please feel free to pass this information on to other classes who are interested in riding the train and those who may be studying transportation or South Dakota state history.

Call (605) 574-2222 and reserve your trip back in time!


Two teachers per classroom are free with a minimum of 10 students
$7 Child
$13 Adult

Departures are from Hill City station at 11:30 am (Round-trip or One-way) or Keystone at 12:45 pm (one-way) and take approximately one hour for the one-way trip to Keystone and two hours for the round trip.