Polar Express Trolley Ride

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Limited Tickets Available!

We are delighted to offer even MORE Polar Express Trolley Rides this year! We would like to remind riders that this is a ticketed event and tickets MUST be purchased in advance. Tickets will NOT be sold the day-of the event. 

Ticket Sales

Tickets will be sold on the dates listed below at the Nashua Transit Center located behind City Hall at 30 Elm St. 
Please note: Tickets are first-come, first-serve. No holds, no reservations. No large parties. Cash or check ONLY.

  • Saturday, November 16th
    From: 8 a.m.-11 a.m.

...And if supplies last on:

  • Monday, November 18th
    From: 4 p.m.-7 p.m.


Rider Type:Description:Price:
(Cash or Check ONLY)
Regular RiderSeated Rider.$5 each
Lap Child

Riders not requiring a seat. Must be accompanied by a seated rider and are required to sit on the lap of that passenger for the duration of the ride. (Limit: 1 lap child per regular rider)$3 each

About the Event

Join us Sunday, December 8th for a magical trolley ride to the North Pole to meet Santa! Along the way, enjoy a theatrical reading of the classic Christmas story: The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. All guests are invited to wear their PJs!

Ride Information

  • When your group arrives at the Transit Center, you will be greeted by an NTS staff member who will verify your tickets, and give each child in your party a special golden ticket.
  • Rides will depart from the Transit Center (30 Elm St.) every 15 minutes from 2 p.m.-5:15 p.m. Riders MUST have a ticket to board and may only board at the departure time listed on their ticket.
  • Passengers will enjoy a theatrical reading of The Polar Express story and then arrive at the "North Pole" (Nashua City Hall) to meet Santa and receive a special gift. 
  • After visiting Santa, families can exit City Hall and return to their vehicles.


Passengers may park in the Elm St. Parking Garage located directly across from the Transit Center, behind City Hall. Parking is FREE on Sundays.

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