Santa Express Trains

Santa Express Trains

Hobo Railroad - Lincoln, NH

Our popular Santa Express Trains depart Hobo Junction Station beginning the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 27th, and operate weekends through Sunday, December 20th (see our schedule below). We offer 1-hour round-trip departures at 11am, while our 1pm departures are 80-minutes round-trip. Passengers aboard all Santa Express Trains will enjoy the same experience – everyone will meet Santa & Mrs. Claus while children complete letters to Santa. Plus, every child receives a gift from Santa while on the train!

We also offer First Class and Coach Class seating on all Santa Express Trains. The difference between First Class and Coach Class seating is First Class seating is at tables, while Coach Class seating is at bench-style seating. Otherwise, the entire experience is identical.

Please note strict compliance with State of New Hampshire COVID-19 Guidelines will be followed. Santa Express Trains will be limited to 50% capacity and advanced reservations will be required. All passengers will be required to wear face masks while they are on the property and while they are on the train. As a reminder, food and beverage will not be allowed or available on the train this year. We look forward to seeing you on the Santa Express!

2013 - Santa onboard excursion car

Santa Express Trains

Hobo Railroad / Hobo Junction Station

Excursion Dates:
November 27 & 28: 11am & 1pm
November 29: 1pm only
December 5, 12 & 19: 11am & 1pm
December 6, 13 & 20: 1pm only

Ticket Information:
First Class (3 and up) $33
Coach Class (3 and up) $25
Ages 2 and under Free


In order to remain compliant with the State of NH’s COVID-19
Guidelines, all seating will be assigned this year. Please read
this entire section before purchasing your tickets.

1. All seating sections accommodate up to four (4) guests.
Sections will be spaced accordingly in compliance with State
of NH COVID-19 Guidelines.
2. Toddlers will be expected to be seated in laps of adults. If
you would like your toddler to have their own seat, one must
be purchased for them.
3. If you intend to ride with other families, please insert the
first & last name(s) in the comments box at the time of purchase. We will not be able to accommodate this request the day of your reservation.
4. If you or someone in your group requires assistance boarding the train, please call 603-745-2135 between 9am-3pm to make your reservation.