Join us for a magical trip!

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

Powered by Amtrak, the journey begins December 3rd and runs through January 1st. Exact dates, times, and prices are available by visiting the Schedule & Tickets page. New this season is Value, Standard, and Holiday pricing to help accommodate various budgets! Each ticket includes a souvenir hot chocolate tumbler and 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!

Gallery

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