Polar Express Tickets Blackstone Valley Rhode Island

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How to enjoy THE POLAR EXPRESSTM Train Ride in the Blackstone Valley.

  1. Gather your family and choose the best date for your experience.
  2. Choose the train car that you would like to enjoy.
  3. Choose your seats in that car.
  4. Check out, print your tickets and put them in a safe place.
  5. Arrive at THE POLAR EXPRESSTM Train Ride Station at 1 Depot Square, Woonsocket, RI 02895 1 hour prior to your train departure time. The station is full of activities for the kids prior departure and all of the Polar Express characters are there for complimentary photos.
  6. Plan on staying at least 30 minutes after the THE POLAR EXPRESSTM Train Ride returns from the North Pole. Santa stays for complimentary photos with the children and their families.

Prices vary by car and date, starting at $44 for adults, $42 for children. Download complete price chart by date and car here

Dasher Car

Dancer Car

Prancer Car

Comet Car

Cupid Car

Rudolph Car

Frequently Asked Questions

Where does the train depart from?

The train leaves from One Depot Square, Woonsocket, Rhode Island.

Is free parking available?

Yes, we offer free parking. Parking is available at the train depot, and several lots very near the station. Click HERE for area parking map.

What can I do if I miss the train?

The train starts boarding 15 minutes before the time specified on your ticket and leaves promptly on time. There are no refunds or exchanges if you miss the train.

Are children’s tickets and adult tickets the same price?

Yes, children and adult tickets are the same price.

Do you have to pay for a child under 2 years old?

Yes, you have to pay for every child’s ticket.

What can I do if I forgot my train ticket?

It is very important that you bring your tickets with you on the day of the trip. We will be scanning your tickets as you enter the train depot.

Is THE POLAR EXPRESSTM Train Ride handicapped accessible?

We have a wheelchair lift for non-motorized wheelchairs. Please let us know how we can best accommodate you before you purchase tickets.

Do children wear their pajamas on THE POLAR EXPRESSTM Train Ride?

Yes, both children and adults are encouraged to wear their pajamas.

Is the train heated?

Yes, the train is heated.

Do you have a gift shop?

Yes, we have a gift shop with lots of official THE POLAR EXPRESSTM Train Ride items for sale. We accept cash and all major credit cards.

Can I take photos with Santa, the Conductor and other characters?

Yes, we encourage you to take photos with the Conductor, Chefs and the Engineer before and after the trip. There will be many photo opportunities available during your visit. Your child can visit with Santa Claus after the trip and they will be available for pictures at no charge.

Are pets allowed on THE POLAR EXPRESSTM Train Ride?

Due to close confinement, pets are not allowed.

Are there bathrooms on the train or at the train depot?

Yes, there are bathrooms on the train, as well as at “Guest Services” on the lower level of the train depot. “Guest Services” can be accessed by following the signs down a set of stairs around the outside of the depot.

Are the cookies made in a peanut-free facility?

Yes, the cookies served on THE POLAR EXPRESSTM Train Ride are allergen-friendly, do not contain milk or eggs, and are made in a dedicated nut and gluten free facility.

My child is lactose intolerant; can I bring my own beverage for my child?

The hot chocolate is not made with milk but you are able to bring your own snacks and beverage for your child.


Blackstone Valley Tourism Council presents this official THE POLAR EXPRESSTM Train Ride event by permission and under license of Warner Brothers.