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2017 Season Pricing

Value: $45 Adult, $35 Child (2-11)  Standard: $55 Adult, $45 Child (2-11) │ Holiday: $65 Adult, $55 Child (2-11)
Additional ticketing service fee and local tax may apply

Well, are you coming? Rail Events Productions is proud to announce THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride is returning to historic Chicago Union Station this holiday season!

Powered by Amtrak, this magical experience opens December 1st and runs through January 1st. Exact dates, times, and prices are available by visiting the Schedule & Tickets page. Each ticket includes fantastic entertainment, delicious hot chocolate, a scrumptious cookie, and a keepsake sleigh bell to bring home. Families are encouraged to wear their pajamas for the ride!

The Ride

Relive the magic of this classic holiday story with your family on a real train!

Schedule & Tickets

View our scheduled departures and make your reservation for this one-of-a-kind experience!

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I expect? Where can we park? We have answers!


Get a sneak peak at the magical experience on board the train!

Chicago Union Station

Chicago Union Station

Did you have a great time on board? See where else the train can take you. Consider Amtrak for your future travel needs.