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Hill Country Flyer

Highway 183, Austin, TX 78701
+1 512-477-8468
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Nice day trip!

On the first Hill Country Flyer of 2018. A nice day trip from Cedar Park, TX (about 20-30 minutes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Monique G
via mobile
North Pole Flyer Review

This was our first experience on the Hill Country Flyer departing from Whitestone Blvd Station in... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
San Antonio, Texas
via mobile
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Weekly train ride that tours on a 33-mile journey through Texas' Hill Country.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible7%
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“steam engine” (4 reviews)
“north pole” (2 reviews)
“cup holders” (2 reviews)
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Highway 183, Austin, TX 78701

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Monique G
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

Thank Aviatrx
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

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

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

2  Thank Jacqueline L
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

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

1  Thank Garth M
Reviewed 10 October 2015

My sister was in town so I decided to treat her to a train ride on the Hill Country flyer in early October 2015. At the time I requested two senior seats in first class lounge. I wanted air conditioning and something nice and comfortable...More

4  Thank Mary S
Reviewed 1 July 2015

I took my two grandsons, ages 3 and 6, on the train to the Burnet County Fair. We were in an air conditioned coach that started out too cold at first but warmed up as bodies arrived. The seats were very comfortable and laid back...More

5  Thank Susan H
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Great children's saturday fun and for train lovers. I loved it. we spend a wonderful day. Very interesting historic ride.

2  Thank Caarem S
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