The Polar Express™

The Polar Express™

Vintage Trains

Available to 23 December 2023

Book now from £49.00

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Join Vintage Trains for festive fun this Christmas and book your Polar Express tickets now

Prepare to be surrounded by the magic and wonder of the Christmas season!

The Polar Express™ train ride is returning to Vintage Trains again in 2023 with the magic of the 2004 motion picture The Polar Express™.

Book your tickets to experience a Christmas show like no other. Take your seats on The Polar Express™ and watch this much-loved children's story come to life before your eyes in a beautifully festive performance.

When is the Polar Express?

From the 1st December - 23rd December, The Polar Express is running every weekend Friday-Sunday, five times a day so you can find the perfect time for you and your loved ones. 

But you best be quick, tickets are selling really fast!

Approximate departure and arrival times:

  • Birmingham Moor Street 11:20 returning at 13:15
  • Birmingham Moor Street 13:25 returning at 15:15
  • Birmingham Moor Street 15:40 returning at 17:15
  • Birmingham Moor Street 17:25 returning at 19:15
  • Birmingham Moor Street 19:40 returning at 21:15

Ticket types:

Pullman Class - seating in one of the original Pullman Cars

Tourist Class - seating in one of the Tourist coaches

  • Pullman Seat | 2 People
    2 Seats on a Table for 2


  • Pullman Seat | 4 People
    4 seats on a Table for 4


  • Tourist Seat | 2 People
    2 seats on a Table for 4


  • Tourist Seat | 4 People
    4 seats on a Table for 4

What's included in the train journey and ticket price?

  • The Polar Express™ Christmas show - the performance is scheduled to last approximately one hour. After the performance you'll have an opportunity to take selfies with some of the performance cast in front of the steam engine
  • A visit from Santa!
  • A sleigh bell gift
  • Hot chocolate and cookies - see additional info for food allergy details
Birmingham Moor Street Station,
Birmingham B4 7UL

How to find us

Birmingham Moor Street station
West Midlands
B4 7UL

Birmingham Moor Street station does not have a dedicated car park but is easily accessible from the Selfridges & Bull Ring (3 min walk away) public car parks. During the holiday periods, these usually remain open until 11:00pm but please check locally.

Please be aware that during the holiday period, these car parks and traffic around them gets extremely busy and additional time should be allowed so you do not miss your performance.

  • Toilets
  • Food&Drink - hot chocolate and cookies will be served
  • You will receive your designated seats roughly 48 hours before you visit and can collect your special Golden Tickets on the day, from the train station
  • Certain severe allergies (including nut) cannot be accommodated. If you or any of your party has an allergy, please let the team at Vintage Trains know in advance. They're only able to offer gluten-free cookie alternatives or a dairy-free (soya only) hot chocolate alternative. They cannot provide alternatives on the day unless you have pre-ordered them. Here is their email address: [email protected]

  • What time should we arrive at Birmingham Moor Street station?

    The finalised train ride times will be provided by email with your seat reservations a few days before your train ride. We recommend that you arrive 30 minutes before your train ride time. You should also allow sufficient time for traffic and car parking in the city centre if you are driving and at least 30 minutes if you are arriving by national network train

  • Limited number of wheelchairs on each train

  • Children 3 and under can travel for free if they do not occupy a seat but you must notify us when booking. Only one child 3 and under is permitted to travel with 2 adults. Under 3's sitting on a parent/guardian's knee will still receive hot chocolate, cookie and bell from Santa

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