Santa Train Rides in NJ

Join us on a Santa Train Ride that offer kids & their parents a chance to meet Santa Claus, Mrs Claus, his helper elves & others cartoon characters. Enjoy the Christmas holiday themed ride through the central & northern NJ countryside.

Rides may sell out in early Novem­ber! Times below are tentative.


November 29th

Glen Rock Boro Hall – 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm

December 6th

Whippany – 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm

December 13th

Westfield – 9:15 am, 11:15 am, & 3:00  pm
Somerville – 8:45 am, 10:30 am & 2:30 pm  
Wayne/RT 23 Transit Center – 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm
Whippany – 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm  


November 30th

Whippany – 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm

December 7th

Whippany – 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm

December 14th

Whippany – 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm  


  Frequently Asked Questions

1-877-6-TRAINZ for more info - click links to order your tickets!


Departure Station Directions

Glen Rock Boro Hall     Somerville      Wayne/Route 23 Transit Center      Westfield     Whippany

This icon after a station name signifies that the station/train is wheelchair (ADA) Accessible.

NOTE: These Santa Train Rides are NOT Polar Express Train Rides - no story reading, pajamas, caroling, hot chocolate, cookies, etc.

These rides are operated by four United Railroad Historical Society of NJ non-profit railroad historic preservation groups: Volunteer Railroaders Association Inc., Whippany Rail­way Muse­um, Jersey Central Railroad Historical Society chapter of the NRHS and Tri-State Railway Historical Society Chapter of the NRHS. Schedules may change due to unforeseen circumstances or by host railroad.

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Last updated November 4, 2014