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Hill Country Flyer

Closes in 20 min: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Hill Country Flyer
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Weekly train ride that tours on a 33-mile journey through Texas' Hill Country.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Highway 183, Austin, TX 78701
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

We wanted to take the grandkids on an afternoon activity that they had never done before for some fun and quality time. They were very excited about the idea of a "real train ride" as they had both been on kiddee train rides at the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bill78727
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We were a party of 4 adults Mum, Dad and two thirty-something offspring holidaying in Austin for a week. We looked on the website of the Austin steam train association and decided to book the Texas Hill country flyer due to the description of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
7  Thank LoungeLizardLLC
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Previous reviews seem to be scattered all over: some thinking this trip wonderful/others not so. Admittedly we love train rides. This excursion designed to be a whole day's event did not disappoint. The volunteers went out of their way to accommodate even allowing this elder...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank dianel103
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

On the first Hill Country Flyer of 2018. A nice day trip from Cedar Park, TX (about 20-30 minutes northwest of Austin, TX) to Burnet, TX. It’s 33 miles, departs at 10am and takes slightly less than 2 hours. You then have a good 2...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank MoniqueG1561
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This was our first experience on the Hill Country Flyer departing from Whitestone Blvd Station in Austin Tx on a round robin to Bertram with no debarkation. We rode on a Sunday morning at 0830. We arrived at 8am and picked up our tickets from...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We did the Octoberfest themed evening trip, and it was fun! It was an evening trip started when there was still some light so you could see scenery on the way out of town, and then got dark. Not a big deal though because the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Ron H
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Bad experience with this poorly run so called business. Do not waste your time or money on this experience. We had to reschedule because of illness on a Saturday morning excursion and called in on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday to reschedule since there is a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Rockhound66
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I had been wanting to ride the train for awhile. My mom's 79th birthday and my 48th was coming up so I thought this would be a great adventure for my parents and me. While the idea of the train was fun it was pretty...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank JacquelineL1356
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Recommended for (1) train buffs (2) adults and to a lesser extent (3) families with small children. Hill Country is two hours ride to Burnet, which is what we did. There is a one hour which stops at Bertram. A variety of about approximately 8...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank riverwalk1503
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Present engine is diesel, not steam. The cars are a collection of antiques which include coach seating @ $35.00 for seniors, roomettes, parlour cars, and the caboose at the back of the train which still has an oil fired stove. Try for a car back...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank GarthM601
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Response from MoniqueG1561 | Reviewed this property |
There are several different levels of service. Cheapest is $38 for an adult (14+), $28 for a child (3-13).
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