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Special Event Rates

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Mother's Day
Adult: $39.00
Child (3-12): $19.00
2 and under ride FREE, must sit on a lap
Rails & Ales
Adults only: $59.00
Wine Express
Adults only: $59.00
Oktoberfest
Adults only: $59.00
Holiday Express
Adult: $35 , Child (3-12) $16
2 and under ride FREE, must sit on a lap

Holiday Express Spiked!: $45, Adult only

Group Rates

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Adult
$28.00 round trip, plus tax
$23 one way, plus tax
Children (3-12)
$13.00 round trip, plus tax
$12 one way, plus tax
2 and under ride FREE

Shuttle Schedule

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Available after the 5:00 Keystone Departure on the following dates ONLY:

July 7-9
July 14-16
July 21-23
July 28-30

Pick up outside of Hill City Depot at 6:15 pm by Dakota Frontier Tours.

  • Cost is $6 per passenger PLUS TAX, no matter the age.
  • Car seats must be provided by guest.
  • Guests may reserve by calling the 1880 Train office at 605-574-2222 or emailing office@1880train.com

Holiday Express Schedule

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November/December

 

#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.

Please note the red colored circles designate the diesel engine in use and the black circles designate the steam engine in use. The Diesel engine is always used for our 7:30 am and 8:45 am departures and is also used when the steam engine undergoes routine maintenance.

 

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

Holiday Express Schedule

#1: Choose Date






Holiday Express Rates
  Regular Spiked
Adult: $35.00 $45.00
Child:
(3-12)
$16.00 n/a
Under 3: FREE n/a

#2: Choose Tickets

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Student Field Trips – May 7-31

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!

Tickets

Two teachers per classroom are free with a minimum of 10 students
$4.25 Child
$13 Additional Chaperones

Departures are from the Hill City station at 10:00 am and take approximately one hour for the one-way trip to Keystone and two hours for the round trip.