Take A Magical Train Ride From Ely, NV To The North Pole
It is only about a 4-hour drive to get to the North Pole! That is pretty good. If you head down to Ely, Nevada, you can hop on a train that will get you right to Santa Claus for a wonderful Christmas experience.
Ride The Christmas Train
Santa's Reindeer Flyer is a family fun adventure to the North Pole. The experience will be complete with Santa's little helpers, Christmas songs and carolers, photo opportunities and pajamas encouraged. The magic train gets special permission from Santa to come to the North Pole each time. The ride takes about 90 minutes, and that includes time spent with Santa
What you need to know
Arrive 45 minutes before departure so you can get a spot. The seating is first come first serve. If you have a large family make sure you board together so you can find seating next to each other.
$40 dollars per adult and $20 dollars per child between ages 4 to 12. Infants (any child under the age of 4) are free. There are discounts for active military and veterans. There is also a discount for groups of 12 or more people and you should call to arrange your visit.
Train ride schedule
The train runs on weekends during the Christmas season which is between Thanksgiving and Christmas. For a full schedule, you can also visit their website and get more information about the magic train ride.