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The Silverton Silverlight Express

Availability:  May-October

This package is over for 2018.  Please check back in 2019 for updated information. 

Looking to start your trip in Silverton?  Our new Silverton Silverlight Express is your ticket!   This trip is ideal for passengers staying in Silverton, Ouray or Telluride wanting to experience the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad  without making the early morning drive to Durango!  This is only available with our 1:45pm train departure from Silverton combined with a van shuttle service back in the evening departing from the Durango Depot at 7:00pm and arriving in Silverton at 8:15pm.  Enjoy some sightseeing, shopping or dinner in Durango prior to your transportation via van back to Silverton. 

Pricing and Schedule  2019 fares coming soon


Adult (12+)
Coach Adult: $123.12
Gondola Adult:  $131.65
Narration Coach Adult:  $146.63
Rio Grande Adult: $178.73
San Juan Adult:  $193.71
First Class (most cars) Adult:  $232.23
Alamosa Adult: $242.93
Presidential Adult: $264.33

Coach Child: $86.40
Gondola Child:  $93.13
Narration Coach Child: $114.53
Rio Grande Child: $131.65
Prospector Child:  $146.63
Knight Sky Child: $232.23

2019 Off Peak Fares (May 4-June 23; August 9-September 8; September 30-October 26)
2019 Peak Fares (June 24- August 8; September 9- September 29)

Fares include train fare, 8% historical preservation fee, and transportation back to Silverton. Trains leave Silverton at 1:45 and 2:30. Please be advised that seating is not assigned and is on first come, first served basis.  Van shuttle service provided by Buckhorn Transportation. 

Only Standard Class seating is available for booking online.  Deluxe, First Class and Presidential must all be booked by phone by calling  1-877-872-4607. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Grand Imperial Hotel in Silverton. All ages need a seat on van regardless of buying a train ticket.  For bookings with children under the age of 4, or if needing a booster seat, please call reservations directly 1-877-872-4607.

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