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South Devon Railway, UK

2024 Daytrips: On-sale April 1st 2023!

Join our wait list here

​Do you believe? We do, and so do our friends at the South Devon Railway, which is why we are proud to be visiting an exciting magical experience like no other. This Christmas, join us as THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride comes to South Devon Railway!

Here they theatrically re-create the 2004 motion picture for you and your family. Dive into the sights, sounds and intrigue of this classic children’s tale.

Prepare for a truly spectacular Christmas experience, surrounded by the magic and wonder of the season. In the distance, out in the cold night, to much excitement, you hear the familiar whistle of the steam train that is THE POLAR EXPRESS™!

More info is available from South Devon Railway here.


The itineraries below are a provisional guide, and we'll confirm a finalised one no later than 14 days before the trip.


Depart Merthyr Tydfil - 09:00

Depart Pontypridd - 09:20

Depart Caerphilly - 09:35

Depart Cardiff Gate - 09:50

Depart Newport - 10:15
Arrive Railway - 13:00

Polar Express - 13:30-14:50

Depart Railway - 15:15

Arrive Newport - 17:30

Arrive Cardiff Gate - 17:55

Arrive Caerphilly - 18:10

Arrive Pontypridd - 18:20
Arrive Merthyr Tydfil -18:40


Depart Hirwaun - 09:00

Depart Aberdare - 09:15

Depart Mountain Ash - 09:25

Depart Pontypridd - 09:40

Depart Cardiff Gate - 10:00

Depart Newport - 10:25

Arrive Railway - 13:00

Polar Express - 13:30-14:50

Depart Railway - 15:15

Arrive Newport - 17:30

Arrive Cardiff Gate - 17:55

Arrive Pontypridd - 18:15

Arrive Mountain Ash - 18:30

Arrive Aberdare - 18:40

Arrive Hirwaun - 18:55


Price includes return executive coach travel, free snacks & water on the coach and standard tickets for The Polar Express including a cookie and hot chocolate on the train. 

Our packages go on-sale on 1st April. Join our wait list here




LISA | *****

Had a brilliant day at the Polar Express on Sunday.


Everything was great from start to finish the bus journey there going up and back was great went really quick. It was a well organised trip.

Alex was great plenty of goodies on the bus we would definitely recommend and we will be booking again next year Thankyou so much for making this trip so great.

JEN | *****

Alex was so attentive and excited to speak with all of the children and grown ups. He was available at every point when contacted.


The bus was on time, good provision for stops for refreshments and toilet breaks although these were also provided on board the coach.

The Polar Express itself was juist magical! We had a wonderful day with Mynt and we can't wait to go on more trips with them!

CAROL | *****

The whole experience was flawless from beginning to end,


Alex went above and beyond to ensure we were all happy and comfortable.


Kids loved every minute of it.


Thank you Mynt Travel definitely booking to go with you again very soon indeed.


Get in touch with us if you have any questions, or to book today.

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029 2120 0061

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