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The Chehalis-Centralia Railroad & Museum presents 2019 The Polar Express™ train ride and the short-hop Santa Holiday Train. The Polar Express™ train rides feature the reading of the popular book “The Polar Express” during the ride to the North Pole, where Santa is picked up for the return trip. Each child will visit with Santa on the way back to the depot. Children are encouraged to come in their pajamas like in the movie. There will be cocoa, and cookies provided on board, as well as singing and other entertainment. The train rides are at 5:00pm and 7:00pm and are approximately 1 hour. The Santa Holiday Train rides are at 1:00pm and 3:00pm and are approximately 30 minutes long, with Santa visiting everybody during the train ride. Photo opportunities are available before and after each trip. The train cars are not heated so dress appropriately. Free Parking.

Ride dates:
November 22, 23, 24
November 29, 30
December 1, 6, 7, 8
December 13, 14,15
December 20, 21, 22

Ticket sold online only.


The Polar Express™ Fares   Santa Holiday Train Fares
All ages: $38
2 & Under Ride on an Adult’s Lap for Free
  All Ages: $15
2& Under Ride on an Adult’s Lap for Free

Located at Exit 77 halfway between Seattle and Portland, just off of I-5