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:
  • November 21, 2020
  • November 22, 2020
  • November 27, 2020
  • November 28, 2020
  • November 29, 2020
  • 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+): $20.00(Coach)
  • Child (2-11): $14.00(Coach)
  • Infant (0-1): 4.00(Coach)
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 4, 2020
    ( Boarding: 5:45 p.m. /Departure: 6:30)
  • December 11, 2020
    (Boarding: 6:15 p.m. /Departure: 7:00)
  • December 12, 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+): $20.00(Coach)
  • Child (2-11): $14.00(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

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 4, 2020
    (Departure: 2:00 p.m.)
  • December 4, 2020
    (Departure: 3:00 p.m.)
  • December 4, 2020
    (Departure: 4:00 p.m.)
  • December 11, 2020
    (Departure: 2:00 p.m.)
  • December 11, 2020
    (Departure: 3:00 p.m.)
  • December 11, 2020
    ( Departure: 4:00 p.m.)
  • December 18, 2020
    ( Departure: 2:00 p.m.)
  • December 18, 2020
    (Departure: 3:00 p.m.)
  • December 18, 2020
    (Departure: 4:00 p.m.)
  • December 21, 2020
    (Departure: 2:00 p.m.)
  • December 21, 2020
    (Departure: 3:00 p.m.)
  • December 21, 2020
    (Departure: 4:00 p.m.)
  • December 22, 2020
    (Departure: 2:00 p.m.)
  • December 22, 2020
    (Departure: 3:00 p.m.)
  • December 22, 2020
    (Departure: 4:00 p.m.)
  • December 23, 2020
    (Departure: 2:00 p.m.)
  • December 23, 2020
    (Departure: 3:00 p.m.)
  • December 23, 2020
    (Departure: 4:00 p.m.)
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 Frasier Fir tree and have it delivered back to the station.
Available Dates:
  • November 27, 2020
    (Boarding: 6:30 p.m.Departure: 7:00 p.m.)
  • November 28, 2020
    (Boarding: 8:00 a.m.Departure: 8:30 a.m.)
  • November 28, 2020
    (Boarding: 6:30 p.m.Departure: 7:00 p.m.)
  • December 4, 2020
    (Boarding: 6:40 p.m.Departure: 7:00 p.m.)
  • 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+): $18.00(Coach)
  • Child (2-11): $6.00(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