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 Claus welcomes you and passengers of all ages aboard America's oldest operating railroad for a truly magical steam train and Christmas experience!
Available Dates:
  • December 5, 2020
  • December 6, 2020
  • December 12, 2020
  • December 13, 2020
  • December 19, 2020
  • December 20, 2020
  • December 24, 2020
Tickets:
  • All Ages: $33.00(President's Car)
  • All Ages: $31.00(Parlor Car)
  • All Ages: $31.00(Lounge Car)
  • Adult (12+): $21.50(Coach)
  • Child (2-11): $15.50(Coach)
  • Infant (0-1): $4.50(Coach)
  • Private Charter: Varies(First Class options are sold out. COCAH CAR option is available. Call for details.)
  • Private Charter: $250.00(Limited availability on our Caboose)
Multiple daytime train departures.
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times

The Night Before Christmas Train

All aboard for Strasburg Rail Road's Night Before Christmas Train! Passengers aboard this train enjoy the childlike anticipation of Christmas Eve, recall the old-fashioned nostalgia of Christmas past, and delight in the magic of an authentic steam train during the holidays.
Available Dates:
  • December 6, 2020
    (Boarding: 6:15 p.m.Departure: 7:00)
  • December 11, 2020
    (Boarding: 6:15 p.m. /Departure: 7:00)
  • December 12, 2020
    ( Boarding: 6:15 p.m. /Departure: 7:00)
  • December 13, 2020
    (Boarding: 6:15 p.m. / Departure: 7:00)
  • December 17, 2020
    (Boarding: 6:15 p.m. /Departure: 7:00)
  • December 18, 2020
    ( Boarding: 6:15 p.m. /Departure: 7:00)
  • December 19, 2020
    ( Boarding: 6:15 p.m. /Departure: 7:00)
  • December 20, 2020
    ( Boarding: 6:15 p.m. /Departure: 7:00)
  • December 21, 2020
    ( Boarding: 6:15 p.m. /Departure: 7:00)
  • December 22, 2020
    (Boarding: 6:15 p.m. /Departure: 7:00)
  • December 23, 2020
    (Boarding: 6:15 p.m. /Departure: 7:00)
Tickets:
  • All Ages: $31.00(Parlor Car)
  • All Ages: $31.00(Lounge Car)
  • Adult (12+): $21.50(Coach)
  • Child (2-11): $15.50(Coach)
  • Infant (0-1): $4.50(Coach)
Boarding times are half hour before departure times
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666

Santa Claus Limited

The SANTA CLAUS LIMITED is a scaled-back, relaxed 45-minute steam train ride through Amish Country with a brief personal visit with Santa. This is a great way to experience the historic Strasburg Rail Road and see Santa Claus in person!
Available Dates:
  • December 11, 2020
    (Boarding: 5:15 p.m. Departure: 5:30 p.m.)
  • December 17, 2020
    (Boarding: 5:15 p.m.Departure: 5:30 p.m.)
  • December 18, 2020
    (Boarding: 5:15 p.m.Departure: 5:30 p.m.)
  • December 21, 2020
    (Boarding: 5:15 p.m.Departure: 5:30 p.m.)
  • December 22, 2020
    (Boarding: 5:15 p.m.Departure: 5:30 p.m.)
  • December 23, 2020
    (Boarding: 5:15 p.m.Departure: 5:30 p.m.)
Tickets:
  • Adult (12+): $17.50(Coach)
  • Child (2-11): $12.50(Coach)
  • Infant (0-1): $4.50(Coach)
  • All Ages: $27.00(First Class and President's Cars)
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666

Santa’s Christmas Trolley

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 10, 2020
  • December 11, 2020
  • December 17, 2020
  • December 18, 2020
  • December 21, 2020
  • December 22, 2020
  • December 23, 2020
Tickets:
  • Adult (12+): $30.00
  • Child (2-11): $30.00
  • Infant (0-1): $30.00
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666
Boarding times are 15 minutes before departure times

Christmas Tree Train

For that special Currier and Ives Christmas experience, take a ride aboard Strasburg Rail Road's Christmas Tree Train! Travel by authentic steam train to Leaman Place Grove where you can choose a pre-cut Fraser Fir tree and have it delivered back to the station.
Available Dates:
  • December 5, 2020
    (Boarding: 8:00 a.m.Departure: 8:30 a.m.)
  • December 5, 2020
    (Boarding: 6:30 p.m.Departure: 7:00 p.m.)
Tickets:
  • Adult (12+): $19.00(Coach)
  • Child (2-11): $9.00(Coach)
  • Infant (0-1): $1.00(Coach)
  • All Ages: $25.00(Lounge & Parlor)
  • All Ages: $29.00(President's Car)
Cash and Credit Cards are accepted. No checks please. Santa is not on this train or at Leaman Place Grove. Our train cars are not handicap accessible from the Grove. Please contact us in advance if you will need assistance boarding the train.

Please note that this exclusive train ride departs promptly. Trains operates rain or shine.
Boarding times are half hour before departure times
Pre-purchase online or by phone at 1-866-725-9666