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.

Schedules may change due to unforeseen circumstances or by host railroad. Finalization in mid October.

Rides sell out in early Novem­ber - don't delay! Dates & times below are tentative.


November 29th

Wayne/RT23 Transit Ctr 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm

December 6th

Whippany 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm  

December 13th

Wayne/RT23 Transit Ctr 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm & 4 pm
Whippany 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm  

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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  

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

Departure Station Directions

Wayne/Route 23 Transit Center

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.

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Last updated October 15, 2014