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The Polar Express Train Ride at Swanage

The Polar Express Train Ride at Swanage

Christmas may be months away, but it’s never too early to start planning for those special festive moments to share with family and friends across the Christmas period. Looking for an experience that promises to make memories that last a lifetime? Then look no further…

The organisers of THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride at Swanage are thrilled to confirm the return of this fantastic, festive experience, departing from Swanage Station from 23rd November to 24th December 2024.

Recreating and bringing the magic of the popular Christmas movie to life, passengers boarding THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride will be transported to a world of wonder and fascination from the moment of stepping onto the platform.

This fully themed, high-end production of songs, scenes, and moments from the movie, will bring smiles of joy and shrieks of excitement, as it captures the joyful and beloved festive tale as well as giving the opportunity to travel by steam train as part of the experience. Popular for all age groups, expect heart-warming family moments, nostalgic feelings, and a truly special event for the whole family.

Paving its way to become THE Christmas experience on the South coast, 2024 is the perfect time to enjoy THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride at Swanage, as the movie celebrates its 20th anniversary year.

Marie Gallop, organiser of THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride at Swanage, said;

“Planning and preparation are well underway for the return of our festive experience that captures everything that makes THE POLAR EXPRESS™ special and a classic Christmas movie, loved by all.

“We were overwhelmed with positive reviews and the enjoyment of those that came to the event last year and we look forward to welcoming back those that return again and sharing the experience with new passengers in 2024.”

Don’t miss the chance to be part of this year’s magical experience, You Coming?

Trains depart: 23rd November – 24th December 2024

Tickets available to book: Join The Swanage POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride! (

Follow the event on social platforms for updated information:

Instagram handle: @swanagepolarexpress2024

Facebook handle:  The Polar Express Train Ride at Swanage 2024

Event website

Date And Time

23 Nov 2024 @ 15:30 to
24 Dec 2024 @ 15:30


Swanage Railway - Swanage Station, Station Road, Swanage
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