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North Pole Express 2021 (Enhanced Experience)

North Pole Express 2021 (Enhanced Experience)

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The experience

This holiday season, get a dreamy North Pole Express ride in the center of NYC! You'll get a golden round trip ticket and be greeted by the Express Conductor. Once on board, you're on the right track to meet Santa at the "North Pole"! With the Enhanced Experience, you'll also hear engaging stories from Elf while sipping hot chocolate. Don't forget to write your wishes to Santa - those on Santa's Nice List will get a sleigh bell as a present.

Sing along Christmas carols as the North Pole Express bus ride travels through the sparkling Manhattan. If you are looking for a North Pole Express near you, look no further and hop on our North Pole Express bus for the adventure!


  • Characters you will meet onboard: The Express conductor, one of Santa's elves, and Santa
  • Exclusives: Storytelling on board, an extensive session of Christmas carol singing, meet Santa's elf, a longer route with more sights to see (8 miles)
  • Treats: Hot chocolate, cookies
  • Specials: Round trip ticket to the "North Pole", letter for wish writing to Santa, a secret present from Santa (sleigh bell)
  • Seating: Guaranteed on the upper deck.
  • Attire: Pajamas are welcome!
Amazing photo ops
  • Santa at the "North Pole"
  • Express Conductor
  • Storytelling
  • Secret Gift
  • Rockefeller Christmas
  • Empire State Building
  • Christmas Lights
  • Columbus Circle
  • Lincoln Center
  • NBC Studios
  • Carol Singing
  • Elf
  • Round Trip Ticket
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Grand Central Terminal
  • Central Park
  • Chrysler Building
  • Bryant Park
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral
  • Grand Army Plaza

Boarding Info

  • Dates: Nov 2021 - Jan 2022
  • Departure point: 6th Ave btwn 47th & 48th St, NY
  • Departure times: 5:00 PM, 6:30 PM
  • Destination: The "North Pole"
  • How to board: Scan your e-pass, no print-outs needed
  • Complete trip duration: Approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes
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Departure Point and Route Map

Route is subject to change. IMPORTANT: To protect you and others, facial covering / mask and social distancing are required for everyone onboard. Please note that all entertainment is performed onboard the vehicle.
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