The Polar Express

The 2015 Polar Express is Sold out For the season! 


Relive the magic of The Polar Express by watching our video below!



Rockside Station - 7900 Old Rockside Road, Independence, OH 44131

Akron Northside Station - 27 Ridge Street, Akron, OH 44308


To view the Rockside Station seating chart click HERE
To view the Akron Northside Station seating chart click HERE


  • Please be advised boarding starts one hour prior to departure time. The train will not wait on late passengers.
  • SEATING IS ASSIGNED. You will be seated in the seats that are listed on your ticket.
  • Be sure to allow additional time for weather conditions, traffic and parking when planning your arrival to the station.
  • You must print out your Polar Express tickets and bring them with you. We cannot accept electronic tickets, and will be unable to print your tickets at the station.
  • Upon arriving to the station, you must get your tickets checked and stamped before proceeding to the boarding platform. Representatives of the railroad will be located at the ticket booth and throughout the boarding platform if you have any questions at the time of your arrival.
  • We will not allow outside food or beverage on board.
  • There is a concession car on board where you can purchase snacks as well as Polar Express merchandise.
  • Electronic cigarettes are strictly prohibited.
  • There is free parking directly next to the boarding platform.


The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad hopes that your trip on The Polar Express creates wonderful memories and warms your heart.

Please help us keep everyone warm this winter by donating a new or gently worn coat, gloves, hats and scarves for those that need it most. You can bring your donation into the ticket booth upon getting your tickets checked. We appreciate your support and participation with the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad and hope you enjoy your ride on the Polar Express!




The Polar Express

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