The Cape Cod Central Railroad takes guests past marshes, cranberry bogs, dunes, and other places only accessible by rail, but which ride to choose? Perhaps you can enjoy a daytime ride with narrated tales of the history of the canal and how cranberries are harvested? Or maybe a relaxing weekday lunch or Sunday brunch is more your style? Maybe a sunset dinner train is just the ticket? We say, why choose? Come explore all the Cape Cod Central Railroad has to offer. We run rain or shine. All aboard!

Feel the holiday magic aboard the Train to Christmas Town! This festive Christmas train ride captures the spirit of the season with its warmth and charm.

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As guests soak in the ambiance and relax to the rhythms of the rails, a fresh five-course gourmet meal is prepared and served on white table linens in traditional rail style.



Cape Cod Central Railroad is part of Cape Rail, Inc., which also includes the Massachusetts Coastal Railroad “Mass Coastal.” Cape Rail covers approximately 100 miles of track between the two railroads. Mass Coastal is a freight line, and the Cape Cod Central is a heritage, passenger railroad that operates primarily on 27 miles of former New Haven Railroad tracks on Cape Cod.


kids on christmas train I loved the train ride!

We did the excursion tour. It was excellent. The Tour had great narration and really gave us a good viewing of the south part of the Cape. The ride was beautiful with salt marshes, birds/nests, cranberry farms, etc.

– mdemaar1, TripAdvisor
gentlemen on dining train tour A great trip

We had a fantastic experience on this tour. They really make you feel welcome right from the parking lot attendants to the “thank you” as you leave the station. We booked in diamond class which was well worth it. The Cape Codder cocktail was very well made. We also very much enjoyed the tour of the glass factory.

– seeyouinthesun, TripAdvisor
mom and son on train Great ride with a lot to see.

We had a great train ride and got see a lot of Mass that normally wouldn't be seen if not on the train. Host was very informative of the area and the crew were very friendly and helpful. Well worth the time.

– Arbuckle M., TripAdvisor
family with train conductors and engineer Excellent ride and fabulous dinner

My husband and I enjoyed the great ride and fabulous dinner. The food is outstanding. I must admit this is my 1st train ride and it was the best. This excursion takes 3 hours and is well worth the money.

– thequeen333, TripAdvisor
Cape Cod Central Railroad Lovely day out

Booked a lunch trip for myself and my partner while we were staying in Cape Cod. We went on a 2 hour journey with a 3 course lunch included in the price. The staff gave us commentary on the local area, while we enjoyed a fantastic lunch. Food was lovely and the staff were all very friendly. Would recommend to anyone visiting the area, and not too expensive.

– Linda M., TripAdvisor
field trip FUN train ride, good scenery!

A nice thing to do while on vacation! We love railroads and this certainly was a nice time! Absolutely a good time for those kids and adults who like trains!

– victoriasL5939DF, TripAdvisor