ESSEX, Conn. (WTNH) – You may not be thinking about winter yet, but you should be! Tickets for the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat’s North Pole Express will go on sale this week.

The North Pole Express runs on three separate occasions:

  • November 18 – November 27
  • November 30 – December 18
  • December 21 – December 23

Ticket prices range from $45 to $55 for a coach seat and $75 to $85 for a first-class seat.

Tickets will go on sale on Tuesday, September 13 at 9 a.m. for several selections of seats. There will also be seats available on Thursday, September 15.

All tickets are sold online only. There are no phone or in-person sales.

Below is the list of operating times, with each departure lasting 90 minutes roundtrip:

  • Wednesday – Friday Dates: 4pm, 5pm, 5:30pm, 6pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm
  • Saturday & Sunday Dates: 2pm, 3pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, 5pm, 5:30pm, 6pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm
  • Note: Friday, November 25 & Friday, December 23 are following the Saturday & Sunday schedule

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