Kansas City Southern’s Holiday Express Train
Dec 18: 2 - 7:30 pm*
Dec 19: 11 am - 6 pm*
Dec 20: 11 am - 5 pm and 6-8 pm for Union Station Members*
Dec 21 & 22: 10 am - 7:30 pm*
*Please Note: Line stops 30 minutes before the close of each day
Please Note: Event Parking will be in effect. Cash and/or credit is accepted.
Save the date! One of Kansas City's favorite FREE holiday traditions, the Kansas City Southern Holiday Express Train, is back for its 19th annual run and will return to Union Station on December 18-22.
One of Kansas City's favorite holiday traditions, the Kansas City Southern Holiday Express Train brings Santa to Union Station just before Christmas. Guests can visit with Santa and tour the train for free. This magical holiday train will roll into Union Station for a four-day visit this year from Dec. 18-22. Led by Kansas City Southern, Southern Belle business train, the Holiday Express train includes a smiling tank car Rudy; a flatcar carrying Santa's sleigh, reindeer and a miniature village; a gingerbread boxcar; the elves' workshop; the reindeer stable; and a little red caboose.
PLEASE NOTE: The Kansas City Southern Holiday Express Train cannot accommodate strollers or wheelchairs. However, stroller parking will be available outside of the entrance to the train. Those utilizing wheelchairs will still be able to view Rudy, the boxcar with reindeer and Santa’s sleigh as well as visit with Santa inside Union Station. If assistance is required to walk through the carriages, please notify one of the Kansas City Southern Holiday Express Train elves and they will help board and assist with movement through the train carriages.