Book These Santa Train Rides in Maryland

Book These Santa Train Rides in Maryland

All Aboard the Santa Train

The holiday season is just around the corner and we’re hoping to hop aboard one of the Santa Trains this year. With holiday songs playing throughout, hot cocoa, cookies, and special appearances by Mr. and Mrs. Claus, who could resist? Let your holiday season start with the gift of this memorable experience, kids love this stuff! Tickets are on sale for most and they will run out, don’t delay!

The Polar Express at B&O Railroad Museum – Baltimore
November 17-19, 24-26 | 8am – 5pm
Tickets: $37.00 – $63.00
Families will polar-express-santa train-rideimmerse in the classic children’s book, THE POLAR EXPRESS ™ by Chris Van Allsburg. It starts with the conductor punching the golden ticket and then the magic is released! Kids will enjoy hot chocolate, cookies and will listen to THE POLAR EXPRESS ™ story. Each child will leave with a special gift. Only at the B&O will you find the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area LEGO Train Club’s huge model display made completely out of LEGOs.

Breakfast and Train Ride with Santa at B&O Railroad Museum – Baltimore
December 2,3,10
Tickets: $30.00 – $39.00
Pancake breakfast buffet, pictures, take a ride on the indoor carousel ride, and enjoy all the model train layouts at the B&O Railroad Museum’s Magical Holiday Express.

Holiday Story Time with Mrs. Claus & Train Ride with Santa at B&O Railroad Museum – Baltimore
December 2,3 & 14 
Tickets: $17.00 – $23.00
Cookies, milk, hot chocolate and a holiday story read by Mrs. Claus. Exclusive train ride with Santa!

A Royal Breakfast & Train Ride with Elsa, Anna, Kristoff & Olaf at B&O Railroad Museum – Baltimore
December 10 & 11 
Tickets: $30.00 – $39.00
Have a royal breakfast buffet with Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, & Olaf! Enjoy a delicious feast of pancakes, sausage, bacon, eggs, and fruit. Photo opportunities, indoor carousel rides, model train layouts and an exclusive train ride aboard the B&O Magical Holiday Express with Elsa, Anna & Kristoff for a ride fit for a king.

A Royal Story Time & Train Ride with Elsa, Anna, Kristoff & Olaf at B&O Railroad Museum – Baltimore
December 9 & 10 
Tickets: $17.00 – $23.00
Cookies, milk, hot chocolate with Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, and Olaf. Listen to a holiday story read by Elsa and follow Olaf as you hop aboard the Magical Holiday Express with Elsa, Anna, and Kristoff.

Santa’s Train at Walkersville Southern Railroad – Walkersville
November 25 and 26, December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 and 23 | 11am, 1am and 3pm
Tickets: $12.00 – $15.00

Ride the train and spend some time with Santa on his train ride! Enjoy hot chocolate and Uncle Ralph’s cookies after your ride. Take a look at our article about this and other things to do in the Walkersville area.

North Pole Experience on the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad – Cumberlandwsmt-north-pole-experience santa train
November 24 through December 23 | 11:30am; 6:00pm on Fridays; 5:00pm on Saturdays & Sundays
Tickets: $30.00 – $45.00
It’ll be a magical holiday train ride with Santa in the car! The journey includes listening to Christmas music and a story, meeting Santa, and enjoying hot cocoa and cookies.

Operation Lifesaver Santa Trains on the Virginia Railway Express 
December 9
Tickets: $5.00 – $6.00 | Tickets will go on sale November 20, 2016 at 9:00 amsanta-train-vre
Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, just before Christmas on a Santa Train ride aboard the Virginia Railway Express (VRE).  This event supports and promotes rail safety and Operation Lifesaver’s “Look, Listen and Live” campaign. Santa’s helpers will be handing out candy canes and coloring books, along with songs by high school choral groups and other festivity-makers.

Strausburg’s Santa’s Paradise Express – Strausburg, PA
November 24  – December 16 | Begins at 11 am
Tickets: $11.00 – $30.00

Visitors of all ages will be charmed as they enjoy a ride aboard the Tinsel Trolley, a self-propelled motor car, and enjoy storybook readings in the stationary Caboose. Santa himself will climb aboard and greet the families as they travel down the tracks to Paradise, PA and back. As a special treat, children ages 11 and under will receive a gift from Santa and his helper. Mrs. Claus will also be there to help children finalize their letters to Santa!

Strausburg’s The Night Before Christmas Train – Strausburg, PA
Nov 30 – Dec 22 | 6:30 pm Thursday and Friday evenings
Tickets: $11.00 – $30.00
Sparkling skies, warmth from a potbelly stove, the aroma of freshly baked cookies, and magic in the air. A reader dressed in a Victorian nightshirt and cap reading The Night Before Christmas.The Night Before Christmas Train runs on select Thursday and Friday evenings during the holiday season.

Have you visited any one of these Santa Train Rides? Tell us about your experience.