Strasburg Rail Road Christmas Trains

Christmas arrives at the Strasburg Rail Road on Thanksgiving weekend. Plan ahead to reserve your seat for the magic of Christmas – Strasburg Rail Road style!

Santa’s Paradise Express

Santa himself will climb aboard and visit with families as they travel down the tracks to Paradise, PA and back.
Available Dates:
  • December 15, 2018
  • December 16, 2018
  • December 22, 2018
Tickets:
  • All Ages: $33.00(President's Car)
  • All Ages: $30.00(Parlor Car)
  • All Ages: $30.00(Lounge Car)
  • Adult (12+): $19.50(Coach)
  • Child (2-11): 13.50(Coach)
  • Infant (0-1): 4.00(Coach)
Multiple train departure times each day, beginning at 11 am.
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times

Christmas Feast

Celebrate the magic of the season by enjoying a robust meal aboard the classic Night Before Christmas Train! Enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner complete with all the trimmings. A gift you're sure to savor. Please plan to arrive no later than the boarding time in order to enjoy the full experience.
Available Dates:
  • December 14, 2018
    (SOLD OUT Boarding: 6:30 p.m. Departure: 7:00 p.m. )
  • December 19, 2018
    (Boarding: 6:30 p.m.Departure: 7:00 p.m.)
  • December 20, 2018
    (SOLD OUT Boarding: 6:30 p.m.Departure: 7:00 p.m.)
  • December 21, 2018
    (SOLD OUT Boarding: 6:00 p.m. Departure: 6:30 p.m.)
  • December 21, 2018
    (SOLD OUT Boarding: 8:00 p.m.Departure: 8:30 p.m.)
Tickets:
  • Adult (12+): $53.00
  • Child (2-11): $31.50
  • Infant (0-1): $14.00


PLEASE NOTE:

Note: $25 charge to have a couple seated alone at a table for four. Gratuity and alcoholic beverages not included in price.  For more information or to make private table arrangements, please call 1-866-725-9666 to be connected to our office.

Seating assigned to tables of four.  Please be advised that all seating aboard Dinner Trains is at tables of four. To accommodate parties of different sizes, groups may be split and parties are often mixed at the same table. If you are reserving tickets with another person or persons, please let us know or place your order as a single transaction. Thank you!

There are a limited number of tickets for this event.  We strongly recommend you pre-purchase tickets as the event often sells out in advance.

Schedules are adhered to as closely as possible, but the railroad reserves the right to alter schedules, substitute coaches and/or motive power as operating conditions demand. There are a limited number of Dinner Train Tickets available. Unsold tickets will be available at the station on a first come basis.  No refund or exchanges on tickets unless ticketed train does not operate.

Includes Ticket, Meal & Tax.
Boarding times are half hour before departure times
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666

Wine, Cookies & Santa!

Celebrate the final countdown to Christmas with a festive steam train ride featuring unique wine and cookie pairings! Relax aboard Strasburg Rail Road's restored Dining Car and enjoy the company of family and friends as our authentic steam locomotive traverses the Lancaster County countryside. During your ride, our servers will present four distinct wine and cookie pairings for you to enjoy. ...and what better way to top it all off than with a visit from Santa Claus himself!
Available Dates:
  • December 22, 2018
    (Boarding: 6:30 p.m.Departure: 7:00 p.m.)
Tickets:
  • Adult (21+): $38.00
Boarding times are half hour before departure times
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666

The Night Before Christmas Train

Sorry, The Night Before Christmas Train is SOLD OUT for 2018. This very unique and special train recreates the excitement and anticipation of Christmas Eve, with a costumed reader, milk & cookies, and more! Want to combine a meal with The Night Before Christmas Train? Consider our Christmas Feast!
Available Dates:
  • December 14, 2018
    (SOLD OUT Boarding: 6:30 p.m./Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 14, 2018
    (SOLD OUT Boarding: 7 p.m.Departure: 7:30 p.m. )
  • December 19, 2018
    (SOLD OUT Boarding: 6:30 p.m./Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 20, 2018
    (SOLD OUT Boarding: 6:30 p.m./Departure: 7 p.m.)
  • December 21, 2018
    (SOLD OUT Boarding: 6:00 p.m./Departure: 6:30 p.m.)
  • December 21, 2018
    (SOLD OUT Boarding: 8:00 p.m./Departure: 8:30 p.m.)
Tickets:
  • All Ages: $30.00(Parlor Car)
  • All Ages: $30.00(Lounge Car)
  • Adult (12+): $19.50(Coach)
  • Child (2-11): $13.50(Coach)
  • Infant (0-1): $4.00(Coach)
Boarding times are half hour before departure times
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666

Santa’s Christmas Trolley

Sorry, Santa's Christmas Trolley is SOLD OUT for 2018. Santa is stepping out of his busy workshop to take a very special trolley ride aboard the Strasburg Rail Road this Christmas season! Make your child's visit with Santa an especially unique memory to be cherished for a lifetime.
Available Dates:
  • December 21, 2018
    (SOLD OUT Departure: 1:00 p.m.)
  • December 21, 2018
    (SOLD OUT Departure: 2:00 p.m.)
  • December 21, 2018
    (SOLD OUTDeparture: 3:00 p.m.)
  • December 21, 2018
    (SOLD OUT Departure: 4:00 p.m.)
Tickets:
  • Adult (12+): $29.50
  • Child (2-11): $29.50
  • Infant (0-1): $29.50
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times

Christmas Tree Train

Strasburg Rail Road's Christmas Tree Trains for the morning of 12/1/2018 are SOLD OUT. Tickets for Santa's Paradise Express and the Night Before Christmas Train remain available. Ride aboard the Christmas Tree Train to Leaman Place Grove where you can choose a pre-cut Frasier or Douglas Fir tree and have it delivered by steam on a flatcar back to the station.
We will see you next year!