Polar Express Train Rides Near Kansas City: Fun Santa Train
This holiday train ride is a truly magical event that is sure to warm the hearts of the entire family as we head into Christmas. Make it a tradition for your family. The kiddos will love it!
We’re so fortunate that this official ride with Santa on the Polar Express train is as close as Union Station in St. Louis. Make the road trip for a memorable and fun Polar Express experience!
Polar Express Train Ride Experience
Check out the full Polar Express Train Experience here. Kids have the best time celebrating Christmas on a classic train ride, just like in the movie!
If you love the Polar Express story, a road trip to St. Louis is so worth the trek. You definitely want to add this to your holiday list.
Find places to stay in St. Louis, as well as tons of other fun things to do and see, can be found in our complete Guide to St. Louis Road Trip for families with kids.
Why Visit the Polar Express Train?
There are so many reasons you need to ride the Polar Express Train, but here are a few of our favorites:
Get Away From The City: Head to St. Louis
Nestled in the beautiful St. Louis downtown area, it is only about 4 hours, or less, from most parts of the KC metro. You can make a weekend trip out of it too!
With the relatively short trip, it’s the ideal distance away from the city to feel like you’re on a fantastic vacation away from Kansas City without the hassle of flights or long trips.
You can also find fun things to do in St. Louis from our team!
Create FUN Family Memories
Among the many benefits of riding aboard the real train is the opportunity to create lasting memories with your family.
The Polar Express Train, simply put, is FUN. The excitement begins the moment you arrive at the depot.
Guests are invited to await the train inside the gorgeous Union Station, which is a historic building where a beautiful Christmas tree and tremendous holiday decor help to get you into the Christmas spirit.
You really do feel like you stepped into the movie!
Celebrate the Holidays
The holidays are pretty much everyone’s favorite time of year, so experience the magic of the Polar Express Train ride!
It will have your kiddos begging for Christmas morning.
Need a Place to Stay?
Check out these spots all over St. Louis and the outlying areas…
Enjoy the train ride! Let us know about your favorite part of the Polar Express, EMAIL us your ideas for fun things to add to our guide!
You can also find answers to many of your questions on their FAQ page. They even have Pancakes with Santa events you can do as well!
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