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The North Pole Express

Annual Christmas train excursion in Lyndonville, VT. 

Departures are at 12:00, 2:00, 4:00, and 6:00 p.m. both days (while available) 

Each December, The Magic of Christmas Comes Alive… The family tradition continues with this very special Christmas train ride, departing from our station in Lyndonville, Vermont. Join us aboard heated vintage coaches as we travel North to pick up lively elves and of course, Santa Claus!

Enjoy hot cocoa and cookies, served by a chef and servers, and caroling all the way. A special surprise for passengers of all ages. Pajamas are encouraged. Advance tickets are required to attend this special event. Reserve now to guarantee your seats aboard The North Pole Express.


→ Please read information below

BEFORE making your reservation! 


We won't give it all away... but you'll enjoy:

  • hot cocoa
  • holiday cookies
  • servers & caroling
  • a chef
  • a wandering hobo
  • a train ticket and conductors
  • holiday narration  
  • THE NORTH POLE where the train will stop (no one gets off the train)
  • Santa & Elves!
  • A special commemorative souvenir
  • A special holiday message to remember all year
  • Family fun that will get you in the holiday spirit!
  • Memories to last a lifetime...



  • Tickets are only valid for your pre-paid, reserved time. 

  • Boarding takes place 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure, and the ride duration lasts approximately 1.5 hours. 

  • You will return back to Memorial park, and will not depart the train at any time during your ride.

  • The entertainment all happens aboard the train 


Tickets are distributed the day and time of boarding and WILL NOT BE MAILED TO YOUPlease allow 20-30 minutes prior to your reserved boarding time to pick up your tickets.

LOOK FOR THE YELLOW TICKET BOOTH in Memorial Park, Lyndonville, VT where the train will board.

  • Ticket pickup will only be available the day of your scheduled ride.

  • ID and or Receipt for Purchase Required to Claim you Tickets

  • Tickets are distributed approximately 30 minutes prior to the time of departure.

  • The train will not wait for latecomers, so please allow plenty of time to arrive and pick up tickets!


  • The train rides take place in all types of weather conditions, and we cannot issue any refunds for inclement weather related conditions. Please plan accordingly to arrive safely for your departure. 

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Join us on SUNDAY, December 2nd, 2018 for one of the Christmas Season's greatest treats!

Join us on SATURDAY, December 1st, 2018 for one of the Christmas Season's greatest treats!