Hop Aboard The Easter Express Train Ride for an “Egg-Citing” Adventure

Get ready for a fun springtime adventure in Hamilton County with the Easter Bunny Express! Enjoy a wonderful train ride that shows off the beautiful spring scenery. It’s a mix of exciting discovery and the sweet, familiar feelings of springtime fun.

The adventure begins with a curious situation: a farmer’s eggs have mysteriously made their way onto the Nickel Plate Express. It’s up to the passengers to keep an eye out for these hidden treasures as the train chugs along the tracks, offering a unique egg-hunting experience that merges the joy of Easter with the excitement of a rail journey.


Nickel Plate Easter Express

Family Fun on the Rails

Designed to delight passengers of all ages, the Easter Bunny Express promises 65 minutes of uninterrupted family fun. The experience is more than just a train ride—it’s an opportunity for families to create lasting memories amidst the idyllic backdrop of northern Hamilton County’s flowering landscapes.

Onboard, passengers will be treated to a heartwarming springtime story, bringing smiles and a hint of magic to the journey. Adding to the festive atmosphere, each guest will enjoy a special signature drink and a tasty cookie—sweet treats that are sure to please foodies and little ones alike.

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2024 Nickel Plate Easter Express Dates & Times:

Train lovers can catch the Easter Express on March 23, 24, and 30. Find more ticket information here. Tickets start at $28.

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What’s Included in Your Ticket

With each ticket to the Easter Bunny Express, passengers can expect a full suite of delights:

  • A scenic train ride through Hamilton County’s blooming countryside.
  • An engaging onboard story to captivate the imaginations of young and old.
  • A signature drink crafted especially for this springtime excursion.
  • A delicious cookie to sweeten the journey.

Nickel Plate Easter Express Info

The Nickel Plate Easter Express departs out of Forest Park in Noblesville, located at 701 Cicero Road. Reservations are required. Visit NickelPlateExpress.com to learn more and to make a reservation. Visitors are advised to arrive 20-30 minutes before departure time, as boarding begins 15 minutes before scheduled departure time, and trains leave on time.

The Nickel Plate Express is a program of the Nickel Plate Heritage Railroad, a charitable
nonprofit that operates the historic Arcadia Depot and offers entertainment and educational excursions on historic train equipment out of Forest Park. The Hoosier Heritage Port Authority owns the 12.5 miles of Nickel Plate Track.

Easter Express Seating Options

Diamond Seating

Duke Dining Car: Our dining car offers social, 4-top booth seating.You can purchase individual tickets as part of a 4-top Taller or larger passengers should purchase tickets in the platinum seating for maximum comfort.

Private 4-top tables

Reporter Lounge: Offers social, 4-top table and chair seating.

Standard Seating
Classic railroad-style seating.

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