Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Ride the SAM Shortline Excursion Train!
Price / Fare Structure Details

Choose from 3 styles of seating: Standard Coach, Premium Americus Car or Samuel Hawkins Lounge Car

Standard Coach Seating
    Coach Seats are not assigned.
     Adults $29.99*
     Children (2-12) $19.99*
     Children under 2 are with paid adult when sitting in adult's lap
       Order tickets
    






Premium Americus Car
     The premium Americus car has tables and chairs for parties of 2 and 4, ceiling fans and carpet. Tables may be assigned. Tickets include a complimentary beverage from the concession car and snack mix on each table.
      Adults $39.99*
     Children (2-12) $29.99*
     Children under 2 are with paid adult when sitting in adult's lap
     Order tickets
    






Samuel Hawkins Lounge Car 
All seats are $49.99 regardless of age. The Hawkins Car includes a meal ticket for the concession car good for a beverage, chips and a hot dog or Chick-Fil-a sandwhich.



WALK-UP Tickets (when available)
Coach Class from Americus
     Adults, Seniors- $20.50*  Children (2-12) $15.50*
Premium from Americus to Plains/Archery  -
      Adults, Seniors- $30.50*  Children (2-12) $23.50*
Coach Plains to Archery (first class not available)  All tickets - $7.00*

GROUPS
(20 or more passengers with 1 complimentary ticket per 20 sold. Sections will be assigned a location on a car for 20 or more.)
Coach Class
     Adult   $27.99*     Children $18.99*
Premium - Americus Car
     Adults $39.99*     Children $29.99
Lounge -Hawkins -all seats regardless of age $49.99*

SCHOOL GROUPS (must call for reservation)
(For students younger than 14 years of age, one adult chaperone for 10 students. No complimentary tickets.)
Coach Class     Students & Staff- $13.99*   School Chaperones - $27.99*

SCOUTS, HOME SCHOOL, 4-H, AND DAY CAMPS (must call for reservation)
(For students younger than 14 years of age, one adult chaperone for 10 students. No complimentary tickets.)
Coach Class      Student(ages 2-12) $15.99*     Chaperones - $27.99*

TOUR AND TRAVEL GROUPS (must call for reservation)
(20 or more passengers booked through an agency. 1 complimentary per 20 booked)
Coach Class
      Adult - $27.99*     Children (ages 2-12) $18.99*
Premium Americus Car
      Adult $39.99*       Children (ages 2-12) $29.99*
Lounge -Hawkins all seats regarless of age- $49.99*

CHARTERS (must call for reservation)
Car Charters  (First class cars may be chartered for private use on any regular, scheduled train.)
“Lounge-Samuel H. Hawkins" #1508     $1750.00*    (maximum seating capacity - 52)
"Americus" #108                                          $1750.00*    (maximum seating capacity - 52)
TRAIN CHARTERS (must call for reservation)
The entire train may be chartered for private use. You create your party ideas which may include a family or class reunions, mystery train, progressive dinner, holiday celebrations, "fun"raisers, etc.
     Half hour (minimum) - $1815.*
     One hour - $2310.*
     Two hours - $3465.*
     Four hours - $4620.*
     Full day (10 hours maximum) - $5775.*
TRAIN CHARTERS (A stationary train-must call office)
The entire train may be chartered for private use. Party ideas include meetings, birthday parties, dinner(you bring on the food), holiday celebrations, "fun"raisers, etc. (When available in station)
      1 to 3 hours - $350.*
      3 to 6 hours - $475.*
A deposit of $200. is required to cover damages with $50. being non-refundable IF train requires extensive cleaning(to be determined by DNR staff).


About Your Tickets
· All tickets-charters have 8% sales tax added to the price listed unless sales exempt form is received prior to ride.
· To reserve an entire car, 90% or more of full-fare (Adult) seats in the car must be purchased.
· Children’s fare ages 2 to 12. Children younger than 14 must be accompanied by an adult 21 or older.
· All prices subject to change without notice.
· Reservations recommended due to limited seating.
· Payment required at booking.
· Boarding generally begins 20 minutes prior to departure.
· No smoking, alcoholic beverages or pets allowed.
· Tickets are non-refundable. You may call 72 hours in advance to transfer to a different ride date, upon availability.
· SAM Shortline reserves the right to cancel any train/ and or alter schedule.


 
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