Grand Canyon Railway's Polar Express tickets on sale now
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Grand Canyon Railway and Hotel's Polar Express is getting ready to leave the station.
Tickets are on sale now and selling at a very fast pace, the company said.
The Polar Express train rides will be offered from Nov. 10 through Dec. 30, with special trains running from Williams to the North Pole most nights at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Round trip experiences last about 90 minutes.
Prices for evening departures Sunday through Thursday are $39 for children ages two to 15 and $58 for adults. Tickets for Friday and Saturday departures are $53 for children and $70 for adults.
The Christmas Eve Limited on December 24 is priced at $97 for adults and $67 for children and includes special mementos. Polar Express reservations may be made by visiting www.thetrain.com/polarexpress.
The Polar Express is a holiday-themed train adventure for guests of all ages, following the storyline of the children’s book written by Chris Van Allsburg. A family favorite, guests will embark upon a magical train adventure to the North Pole — featuring holiday songs, lively Chefs, cookies and hot chocolate, a special reading of “The Polar Express,” and of course a visit by Santa himself.
The Grand Canyon Railway also offers a Polar Express Package, which features overnight accommodations as well as Polar Express tickets for guests. Included in this package is the Polar Express train excursion, a one-night stay at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel, and breakfast and dinner at the Fred Harvey Restaurant. The package price for two adults and two children starts at $410 and does not include taxes.
Guests and groups can even charter their own train or have private luxury railroad cars added to the scheduled Polar Express.
For more information about the Grand Canyon Railway or to purchase other tickets or packages, visit www.thetrain.com or call 1-800-The-Train (1-800-843-8724).