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Union Station Polar Express Tickets Are On Sale Now

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I know it’s slightly difficult to think about the North Pole right now with the temperatures in the 90’s… but this announcement will hopefully help you to feel a little bit cooler. Because colder weather and the holidays are definitely headed our way sooner than you think! Union Station Polar Express tickets are available for purchase now! Read about our trip to the North Pole last year HERE.

Polar Express tickets with hot chocolate, Polar Express mug and chocolate chip cookie in deluxe train car.

Union Station Polar Express Tickets Are On Sale Now


We love this train ride to the North Pole and it has become a family tradition.

Kids love Polar Express tickets with Nutcracker themed Christmas decorations.

It’s always fun to have the kids wear Christmas jammies, too.

Get your tickets HERE.


About The Polar Express

Trains depart St. Louis Union Station at 4:30, 6:00 and 7:15 p.m. Trains also will run at 8:30 p.m. on selected dates.
FOUR different types of seating options:
Coach Family: This type of seating faces each other with tickets starting at $35 each on select days.
Coach: All forward facing seating with tickets starting at $40 each.
Deluxe: Seats in this car face each other but comes with a commemorative Polar Express mug. Starting at $55 each.
First Class: Table seating options are sold in groups of four and comes with a commemorative Polar Express mug. Starting at $60 each.
All seating types include a Polar Express golden ticket.
More information about dates, fares and excursion times is available by calling 314-942-6942, or by visiting

Stay at the Union Station Hotel

Purchase a hotel package at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel and save 20% on your Polar Express train tickets. This package includes four train tickets and deluxe accommodations. You can even book the more exclusive suite that’s holiday decorated for a truly seasonal family experience.

More Union Station Polar Express Fun – Magical Meals, St. Louis Wheel & More

This year on the Polar Express train ride is going to be even more exciting!
Union Station Grand Hall in St. Louis decorated for Christmas.
Dine in the Grand Hall of Union before taking a ride on the Polar Express. It’s sure to be a memorable dinner that the family will talk about for years to come.
The brand new St. Louis Wheel will be up and running. It’s 200-feet of fun to look out an observe the city. Just show your Polar Express golden ticket at the wheel and receive a discount to soar high!
Whimsical Carousel & 18-Hole Mini Golf Course
Get into the holiday spirit with some family fun! You’ll find both at the St. Louis Wheel plaza.
Holiday Fire & Light Show
set to Christmas music on the train shed lake during the Polar Express Train Ride season.

Get all the details HERE.

THE POLAR EXPRESS and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Based on THE POLAR EXPRESS book and characters TM & © 1985 by Chris Van Allsburg. Used by permission of Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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