Utica Station / Tickets & Information

Utica’s Union Station, 321 Main Street, Utica, NY 13501

Easter Bunny Express

Hop on board the Easter Bunny Express, departing from Holland Patent, and welcome Easter and the spring season!

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Beer & Wine Train

Watch the scenic countryside roll by while sipping on the best wines and brews.

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Utica to Thendara Train With Layover

Let us transport you up to Thendara (Old Forge) to spend an afternoon enjoying the outdoors and local shops!

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History

The New York Central Railroad opened Utica’s Union Station in 1914, the third station to stand on the same site. Previously, the Utica & Schenectady Railroad…
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This Season’s Featured Train Events


Hop on board the Easter Bunny Express and welcome Easter and the spring season! Travel round trip from Holland Patent Station to the historic Remsen Depot. At the depot, hunt for Easter eggs and take a picture with the Easter Bunny. Return your eggs and receive a goody bag!

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Beer & Wine Train

Watch the scenic countryside roll by while sipping on the best wines and brews. Travel from Utica’s Union Station north to Remsen Station, enjoying a selection of wines or beers along the way. Passengers receive a complimentary beer or wine glass with each regular adult ticket purchase.

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Utica to Thendara w/ Layover

Let the Adirondack Scenic Railroad help you discover the beauty of the Adirondacks by transporting you to Thendara (Old Forge). Travel through forests, over rivers and streams, spend a full afternoon in Old Forge enjoying the outdoors and visiting local shops and restaurants, and then let us take you home.

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Utica to Big Moose Adventure

Enjoy our longest scenic trip through forests, over rivers and streams, seeing all the hidden beauties of the Adirondacks on your way to Big Moose Station. The Scenic Rail Adventure is a truly unique railroad experience and has several features that set it apart. Let the Adirondack Scenic Railroad help you discover the beauty of the Adirondacks!
*Please note this does NOT include lunch*

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Utica to Big Moose With Lunch

Enjoy our longest scenic trip through forests, over rivers and streams, seeing all the hidden beauties of the Adirondacks. Enjoy a relaxing lunch at the Big Moose Station. Fun-filled outing for people of all ages! While you’re on the train, visit our café car and try the light and hearty fare as you ride the rails on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad!
*Please note this DOES include lunch*

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Bikes & River

Bike and River Adk RR

Travel through forests, over rivers and streams, seeing all the hidden beauties of the Adirondacks. Bring your bike or canoe with you for free and either spend a full afternoon in Old Forge enjoying the outdoors on trails or paddling down the Moose River. For more serious bikers, consider continuing on to Big Moose, grab a bag lunch at the Big Moose Station and bike back to Thendara to catch the train back to Utica or ride around for an hour before riding the train back from Big Moose to Utica.

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Rail & Cruise

Travel through forests, over rivers and streams, seeing all the hidden beauties of the Adirondacks. Hop on our shuttle bus from Thendara Station to Old Forge Lake Cruises for an afternoon cruise along the Fulton Chain of lakes!

Book your Rail & Cruise package through Old Forge Lake Cruises for discounted tickets to the train and the cruise.

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Soda Fountain Lunch Train

Take a train back in time with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad! Ride the train north from Utica’s Union Station to Remsen Station to eat at The Soda Fountain, Remsen’s ‘50s-themed restaurant! The Soda Fountain will host the party, and we’ll bring you back to Utica afterwards. Dinner is included in the price of your ticket.

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Buffalo Head Train

Let the Adirondack Scenic Railroad do the driving for you! Travel north through beautiful scenery to our Forestport Station, just across the street from the Buffalo Head Restaurant. Enjoy home-cooked, family-style dining, and travel to and from Forestport in style!

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Fall Foliage No Layover

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Travel through forests, over rivers and streams, seeing all the beautiful fall colors of the Adirondacks. This trip runs up to Thendara and has a very brief stop in Thendara, then turns around and comes back.

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Family Halloween

Come in costume and be ready to have some fun when you ride our decorated Halloween train round-trip departing from our Holland Patent Station, traveling to historic Remsen Depot. Keep a look out for the ghosts, goblins, witches, and more that haunt our rails at this time of year!

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Adirondack Christmas Train

This nature excursion, departing our Utica Station, is guaranteed to reawaken all of your senses. Relax and soak up the colorful sights while aboard vintage train coaches. From the comfort of the train, you’ll revel in stunning views of the beautiful winter scenery outside your window. Spend a full afternoon in Old Forge enjoying “Christmas on Main Street!”

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The Polar Express™

Live the magic of the classic Polar Express™ Train Ride story with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. Depart from Utica’s Union Station and travel north while being served hot chocolate and cookies. When you arrive at the North Pole, Santa will board the train visiting with each family, and giving each child their first gift of Christmas in the form of a Silver Bell, just like in the book or movie!

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Map of All Locations

Click on the map locations for more information about all of our stations!

Utica Union Station
321 Main Street Utica, NY 13501 1-800-819-2291

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Thendara Station 2568 State Route 28 Thendara, NY 13472 1-800-819-2291

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Lake Placid Station 242 Station Street Lake Placid, NY 12946 1-800-819-2291 LP depot - darkened- 741x491

Saranac Lake Union Depot 42 Depot Street Suite #1 Saranac Lake, NY 12983 1-800-819-2291

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