Group Sales

We are now booking!

To book your group outing, please fill out the following form and a representative from our Group Sales department will contact you shortly to complete your reservation and secure payment. Submission of this form does not mean your date is reserved.

Groups - Contact Submission Form

  • Dates Desired (include up to 3 possible dates)
  • Estimated # Passengers
  • June-September, Tues-Friday only

For additional questions or information, you can call us at 234-759-0086, Monday through Friday, from 9:00am – 4:00pm. Or, you can email us at . We look forward to having you on board!

Departure Locations

Rockside Station
7900 Old Rockside Road, Independence, OH 44131

Peninsula Depot
1630 Mill Street West, Peninsula, OH 44264

Akron Northside Station
27 Ridge Street, Akron, OH 44308


The train runs Tuesday through Sunday, June through October.

Departing Rockside:
9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 12:50 p.m. to 4:25 p.m.

Departing Peninsula:
9:40 a.m. to 1:35 p.m., 11:35 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and 1:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Departing Akron Northside:
10:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Description of Car

Coach cars offer traditional coach seats  in sections of four, with two seats facing two seats. Our fully stocked concession car is made available to passengers riding on this train car. Outside food and beverages are not permitted on our train cars.

Cost and Fees

*this is a 10% discount from full price



 PROCESSING FEE (Added in addition to your total ticket cost)

20 – 30 people  31-50 people51-70 people

Additional Options

Boxed Lunch Package

$11 per person, passengers select from a variety of sandwiches that come with pasta salad, non-alcoholic beverage and cookie. CVSR will require a final menu to be sent via email or mail 10 business days prior to the trip.  Payment in full is due at this time. Box lunch orders will NOT be accepted after this date. Box lunch orders must be completed in the designated formatting in accordance with our menu form and are to submitted on time. It is understood that if CVSR does not receive a boxed lunch order require by the designated time, with payment in full, CVSR will cancel the order.

Audio Tours

Download our CVSR Train Tracker app and follow along with the Audio Tour, giving you a history of the railroad, the National Park Service, and some of wonders of the Cuyahoga Valley!

Payment and Policies


We require a 50% deposit 30 business days (one month) prior to the train ride. If a deposit has not been received on or before the indicated due date, your tickets will no longer be held for your group and released to the general public for sale.

A final payment is due 10 business days prior to the train ride. At this time, a final head count of passengers is due. After this date, no refunds will be issued for reduction of passengers. Adding passengers is based on availability only! Upon receiving final payment, CVSR will mail a confirmation letter to the contact and the contact may pick up tickets at will on the day of the trip.

We reserve the right to prohibit passengers from boarding if final payment has not been received.

If it is less than 30 days prior to a trip, groups must pay in full upon booking their trip.


  • Group sales apply to passengers riding in parties of 20 or more.
  • Groups must book 10 business days in advance in order to receive the group rate and must pay in full upon booking.
  • Groups will lose the group rate if passengers reduce the number of guests below 20 passengers at any time. No exceptions.
  • Groups are seated in general seating. This is NOT a private train car.
  • Group rates applies to pre-sale only. Additional passengers will pay the full cost of a ticket if purchasing a ticket within a 48 hour window of the day of the event.
  • Maximum number for groups is 70 passengers. Any additional passengers are required to pay full price.
  • Tickets held for groups are limited.
  • We do not offer group rates on weekends, June through October.