Passes & Tours

Day Pass

The most economical way to spend the entire day, this one-day pass includes:

  • Unlimited rides aboard Coach Car
  • Unlimited rides on the Fun Extras (when in operation)
  • Upgrades to higher-fare cars may be purchased at the Station
Tickets:
  • Adult (12+): $19.00
  • Child (2-11): $12.00
  • Infant (0-1): Free
To purchase a Day Pass, click on the "Select Date" link.

Please note this pass is not valid for passage on special event trains.

Summer Fun Pass

Offering incredible savings and loaded with fun, check out the Summer Fun Pass at Strasburg Rail Road™! It offers value-packed seasonal access to all the rides and extras at America's oldest short-line railroad for just $35 per person (2 & up). 
Available Dates:
  • May 27, 2017 - Sept 4, 2017
Tickets:
  • Ages 2+: $35.00

Bundle Your Fun Pass

Bundle Your Fun

A bundle of fun in one pass! A cooperative pass featuring Cherry Crest Adventure Farm and the Strasburg Rail Road, two of Lancaster County’s premier attractions. Each pass entitles the bearer to a summer full of train rides, farm activities, gift shop discounts and more! Best of all, a ride aboard the train will take you right to Cherry Crest Adventure Farm’s entrance and back again.

Please note: Children Age 2 do not require a pass at Cherry Crest Adventure Farm; however, 2-year-olds do need a Summer Fun Pass ($35.00) to enjoy all the seasonal benefits at Strasburg Rail Road. Find details on the Summer Fun Pass HERE.

Available Dates:
Tickets:
  • Ages 3+: $60.00

Annual Pass

Enjoy a one-year pass featuring unlimited rides in our Coach cars. A great value if you plan to ride the train multiple times throughout the year!

  • Valid for 1 full year from date of purchase
  • Unlimited rides aboard the Fun Extras (when in operation)
  • Retail discount of 10% in our Gift Shops. Not valid on sale items or during Day Out With Thomas™ events.
  • Pass is not valid during select special events.
Tickets:
  • Adult (12+): $105.00
  • Child (2-11): $56.00
To purchase an Annual Pass please call 717-687-8421 for more information.
Some restrictions apply. Annual Pass may not be used for the Wine & Cheese Trains, Great Train Robbery, Christmas Trains, Easter Bunny Trains, dinner trains, or other special events. Annual Pass may not be used for Day Out with Thomas™ events (DOWT), except that pass may be used for the regular Strasburg trains for Coach passage during the DOWT event. All DOWT activities require a DOWT ticket during event days. Please note that full access is available to Fun Extras when in operation as these are seasonal offerings. Other exclusions may apply.

Hostling Tour

Starting a car is pretty simple; just turn the key.  But what's involved in starting a steam locomotive?  Well, we're glad you asked! Introducing Strasburg Rail Road's exclusive Hostling Tour!
Available Dates:
Tickets:
  • Ages 10+: $30.00(Advanced ticket purchase is required.)
Due to the length, location and subject of the tour, children under the age of 10 are not permitted on this tour. Ages 10 to 15 must be accompanied by an adult. A maximum of 10 participants per tour.  Available most Friday mornings from May through early October three hours prior to the first train of the day.  Please note the Hostling Tour will be unavailable during Day Out With Thomas events, June 17-25 and September 16-24, 2017.  Hostling Tour passes are non-refundable.  Tours will operate rain or shine.
To reserve by phone call: 717-687-8421

Shop Tour

Get a behind-the-scenes guided tour of the railroad’s mechanical shop, where trains are built and refurbished. No toddlers. One FREE admission with Rail Baron Day Pass. There are a limited number of tickets for this tour. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets ahead of time, as the tour often sells out for that day.

Due to safety regulations, children under the age of 5 are not permitted on this tour. Ages 5 through 17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets:
  • Ages 5+: $18.00
Only 25 passes available per tour
Available at 12:00 PM Noon any day our passenger train operates.

Rail Baron Pass

For a total railroad experience, this one-day pass includes:

  • One ride aboard First-Class Car
  • Unlimited rides aboard the Coach, Dining & Open Cars
  • Ticket holder must acquire a specific timed ticket at the station for First-Class, Dining and Open Cars. Food extra on Dining Car. (Upgrade tickets are subject to availability and not valid for special events including but not limited to Dinner Trains or Wine & Cheese.)
  • Admission to Shop Tour*
  • Unlimited rides aboard Fun Extras including Pint-Sized Pufferbelly, Pump Car and Cranky Car (when in operation)
  • Admission to Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Tickets:
  • Ages 5+: $50.00
Only 25 passes available per day
*(Due to safety regulations, children under the age of 5 are not permitted on this tour)
To purchase a Rail Baron Pass in advance please call 717-687-8421 and ask for the railroad office (8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST Monday - Friday)  Rail Baron Passes may also be purchased onsite at our Station.  Subject to availability.  Of note, this pass is not available for most special events.

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania Combo Pass

Purchase a Combo Pass to include discounted tickets to the Strasburg Rail Road and the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. The two world-class attractions are conveniently located across the street from one another!
Tickets:
  • Adult (12+): $22.00
  • Child (3-11): $13.00
  • Toddler (Age 2): $8.00(Ticket required for train; free at Museum)
  • Infant (0-1): Free
To add the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania to your purchase, proceed to the shopping cart to finalize your ticket selection. In the cart, simply select ticket types with the words "Museum Package" and admission to the museum will be added to your purchase.

Fun Extras Wristband

The Fun Extras Wristband includes:

  • Unlimited access aboard the Cranky Cars, Pint-Sized Pufferbelly, and Pump Car.

The Fun Extras Wristband is available for purchase onsite at the railroad Station or within any of the gift shops along the mall, when the Fun Extras are in operation.

Tickets:
  • Ages 2+: $5.00

Please Note: 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. We strongly recommend pre-purchasing your ticket. No refund or exchanges on tickets unless ticketed train does not operate.  Military Discount - The Strasburg Rail Road does honor a military discount for regular tickets and Shop Tours as a participating vendor in the Lancaster County Recorder of Deeds Office "Thank A Vet" Program. Visit this link for more information.