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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, must sit on a lap
Wine Express
Adults only: $64
Old West Shootouts
Adult: $41
Child (3-12): $23
2 and under ride FREE, must sit on a lap
Double Header/65th Anniversary
Adult: $75
Child (3-12): $56
2 and under ride FREE, must sit on a lap
Adults only: $64
Holiday Express
Adult: $42, Child (3-12) $21
2 and under ride FREE, must sit on a 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)
$15 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 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

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

#2: Choose Tickets

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Wine Express – September 10

Wine Express Wine Express

What better way to enjoy fall in the Black Hills than riding an authentic steam engine while sipping local wines paired with tasty food courses!?” The Wine Express is a truly unique experience that is one of our most popular events, so do not wait to purchase your tickets!

Stay tuned to find out which local live musician we will feature this year!


$64 Adults - One ticket price

Must be 21 years of age or older

Ticket includes food, wine, and a keepsake glass. One menu offered. Feel free to bring your own food on board to meet your individual dietary needs. Nonalcoholic beverages will also be available.

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.


Saturday, September 11
Live music will start at the Hill City station at 1:30 pm
Train departs Hill City station at 2:30 pm and 5:30 pm, both from the Hill City station, and the roundtrip ride takes approximately 2 hours.


Check back to find out what we will be serving for our 2022 Wine Express.


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.