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North Pole Express 2022 (Standard Experience)

North Pole Express 2022 (Standard Experience)

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A Magical Experience

Hop on our Christmas bus for a magical North Pole Express experience! From Christmas lights to sweet treats, our North Pole Express brings you a joyful ride right in the center of NYC. Santa will meet you at the "North Pole" and listen to your wishes.

You’ll also get to take in all the Christmasy lights and decorations on the open-top Upper Deck while enjoying a hot chocolate with cookies, and staying warm with the winter hat we prepare for you. Let the North Pole Express be your Christmas gift to yourself and your loved ones this year!

  • Santa at the "North Pole"
  • Express Conductor
  • Secret Gift
  • Golden Ticket
  • Festive Winter Hat
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Jolly Details

  • Characters you will meet onboard: The Express conductor and Santa
  • Entertainment: Christmas carol singing
  • Treats: Hot chocolate, chocolate chip cookies
  • Seating: Guaranteed on the upper deck
  • Gifts:
    • Round trip ticket to the "North Pole"
    • A secret present from Santa (sleigh bell)
    • Memorable stickers for all kids
  • Highlights: Write down your wishes on a letter and tell Santa in person!
  • Special: Each customer will get a winter hat to keep you warm during the ride and bring home as a souvenir
  • Attire: Pajamas are welcome!
Dazzling Holiday Lights
  • Rockefeller Christmas Tree
  • Saks Fifth Ave Holiday Light Show
  • Giant Red Ornaments
  • Sparkling Toy
  • Grand Central
  • Columbus Circle
  • Empire State Building
  • Grand Army Plaza
  • Radio City Music Hall
  • Holiday Candy Canes
  • Illuminated Taxi
  • Cartier Holiday Lights
  • Bryant Park Winter Village
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral
  • Chrysler Building
  • Central Park

Boarding Info

  • Dates: Nov 12, 2022 - Jan 01, 2023
  • Departure point: 6th Ave btwn 47th & 48th St, NY
  • Departure times: 3:01 AM, 3:01 AM, 3:01 AM, 3:01 AM
  • Destination: The "North Pole"
  • How to board: Scan your e-pass, no print-outs needed
  • Complete trip duration: Approx. 45 minutes
Vaccination Requirements as of 03/07/22:

As of March 7, 2022, proof of vaccination is no longer required.

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