Price / Fare Structure Details

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

Standard Coach Seating
    Coach Seats are not assigned.
Adults  $39.99*
Active/Retired Military  $36.99*
Seniors 62+  $36.99*
Children (2-12) $29.99*
Infants under 2 are free with paid adult when sitting in adult’s lap.
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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 $49.99*
Children (2-12) $39.99*
Infants under 2 are free with paid adult when sitting in adult’s lap.
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Samuel Hawkins Lounge Car
All seats are $59.99 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 (Must call for reservation)
(20 or more passengers with 1 complimentary ticket per 20 sold.)
Coach Class Cars
Adult   $29.99*     Children (2-12) $19.99*
Americus Car
Adults $42.99*     Children (2-12) $32.99
Sam Hawkins Car
ALL SEATS $52.99*

SCHOOL GROUPS (Must call for reservation)
(For students younger than 14 years of age, one adult chaperon for 10 students. No complimentary tickets.)
Coach Class Cars     Students & Staff- $14.99*   School Chaperons – $29.99*

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 – 40)
“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.
· Seniors & Military must have appropriate identification at check-in.
· All prices subject to change without notice.
· Reservations recommended due to limited seating.
· Payment required at booking.
· Boarding generally begins 30 minutes prior to departure.
· No smoking, alcoholic beverages or pets allowed.
· Tickets are non-refundable. You may call in advance to transfer to a different ride date, upon availability.
· SAM Shortline reserves the right to cancel any train or alter the schedule.