Polar Express in Sacramento

Magical journey to the North Pole

Sacramento, Calif.- All aboard! The Polar Express, a family experience like no other brings the sights and sounds of the magical holiday season from Sacramento to the North Pole. Daily trail excursions to the North Pole begin rolling out of the station on November 26 and continue through December 19.

Sit back and relax as one of California State Railroad Museum’s vintage locomotives welcome you aboard for an epic journey of Christmas sights and songs. Multiple ticket options are available for this very popular annual experience. See you at the North Pole!

Polar Express Departure Dates and Times

November 26 – December 19, 2021

Wednesday – Friday

3:30pm, 5:00pm, 6:30pm & 8:00pm

Saturday – Sunday
2:00pm, 3:30pm, 5:00pm, 6:30pm & 8:00pm


Matinees 2:00pm & 3:30pm
First Class: $65 per passenger
Coach Class: $45 per passenger

Evenings 5:00pm, 6:30pm & 8:00pm
First Class: $70 per passenger
Coach Class: $50 per passenger

Children aged 2 and under ride free on an adult lap.

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