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Hill Country Flyer

Highway 183, Austin, TX 78701
+1 512-477-8468
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Birthday Adventures

I had been wanting to ride the train for awhile. My mom's 79th birthday and my 48th was coming up... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Jacqueline L
via mobile
Hill Country Flyer

Recommended for (1) train buffs (2) adults and to a lesser extent (3) families with small children... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2016
San Antonio
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Weekly train ride that tours on a 33-mile journey through Texas' Hill Country.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible4%
5 May 2017
“Birthday Adventures”
6 Mar 2016
“Hill Country Flyer”
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Highway 183, Austin, TX 78701
+1 512-477-8468

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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

1  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

3  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.

1  Thank Caarem S
Reviewed 29 May 2015

I'll admit I am a train geek. I love trains and often choose a train ride like this one if the opportunity presents itself. And maybe it was the mood I was in that day, but I found that this ride just was not great....More

2  Thank readytoretirecalgary
Reviewed 3 March 2015

My wife and I rode the train in February of 2015. The scenery was roads, small villages, scrub trees along the tracks, and maybe a couple glimpses of hill country. In other words pretty non-descript. The train is a diesel not a steam engine. The...More

6  Thank Charles C
Reviewed 20 December 2014

We have ridden the flyer during normal times (no special events) and it was a good time at reasonable rate. We thought we should do one of the special events. We choose the North Pole Flyer. The price was more which is understandable for a...More

13  Thank deltongwells
Reviewed 5 July 2014

We road from cedar park depot to Bertram depot. The ride was great and the seats were very comfortable. The sovereigns were good and there was restrooms and the staff was very friendly. One important point they don't tell you: they assign seats and if...More

18  Thank cherlyn_burton
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