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Due to North Carolina state-mandated restrictions, all visitors (including Season Pass holders) are required to obtain advance tickets for a specific day and train ride time. Tickets and Golden Rail Season Passes can be purchased online or by phone at 877-TWEETSIE (893-3874). Golden Rail Season Pass holders can call this number to reserve a date and train ride time.

All ticket prices include 6.75% NC Admission tax.

Adult (13+)
Child (3 - 12)
Child (0 – 2)

2021 Golden Rail Season Pass

Unlimited daytime admission and more! Get details

$125
$85
Free

2021 General Admission Ticket

On sale soon Get details

$52
$33
Free

2021 Day Out With Thomas Ticket

One ride with Thomas the Tank Engine and park admission. Get details

$52
$33
Free

*Golden Rail Season Pass Sale Price is valid through April 11, 2021. After that date prices will increase to $125 for an Adult and $85 for a child.

Tweetsie Tip

Enter after 3, Next Day Free

When you enter Tweetsie Railroad® after 3:00 p.m. you can use your tickets the next day at no additional charge. Keep your ticket stubs and present them at the Ticket Office for another full day of family fun.

This ticket will guarantee only one train ride during the two-day visit and must be used on consecutive days. (i.e. enter after 3 pm on Saturday and return on Sunday).

Note: The “After 3” offer is not valid for the day before Day Out With ThomasTM, Ghost Train®, or Tweetsie Christmas®. Some restrictions apply during Day Out With Thomas™. Inquire at the Ticket Office.

Frequently Asked Questions

All 2020 general admission tickets have been extended through the 2021 season. Call or visit the Ticket Office to exchange your ticket for a specific date and train ride time. We highly recommend exchanging your tickets in advance to guarantee admission and a train ride on a specific date.

A general admission ticket includes one ride behind one of our historic narrow-gauge steam locomotives, unlimited rides on our traditional amusement rides, live Wild West-themed entertainment, the Deer Park Zoo, and panning for gold. Additional expenses are food and retail-related including animal feed, gem mining, arcade games, souvenirs, the penny press, and all food venues. Parking is always free.

Your admission includes one train ride at a specified time. If there is availability on other trains, you may go to the Ticket Office and obtain a ticket for an additional train ride at a specified time. Due to social distancing and state-mandated capacity limitations, trains will be departing with numerous empty seats but these may not be available for passengers.

All 2020 general admission tickets have been extended through the 2021 season. Call or visit the Ticket Office to exchange your ticket for a specific date and train ride time. We highly recommend exchanging your tickets in advance to guarantee admission and a train ride on a specific date.

All ticket prices include 6.75% NC Admission Tax and parking is free! The only additional fees you may incur would be a $2.00 processing fee per ticket if you order your tickets by phone.

No, children age 2 and under are always free at Tweetsie Railroad.

Most daytime special events are included in a daily ticket, the only exceptions are Letterland® and Day Out With Thomas™.

No, Ghost Train® and Tweetsie Christmas® are separate events from our daytime operations and require a ticket for a specified date and train ride time.

As long as allowed park capacity is reduced by state mandate and social distancing is necessary, the number of Guests allowed on the train will be limited. Advance tickets for a specific park visit date and assigned train ride time will likely be necessary as long as these attendance restrictions are in place.

Yes, if you have to leave the park, stop by the Ticket Office for a same-day pass.

We offer discounts for general admission tickets for AAA Members, Active Military, and Active North Carolina State Employees along with their immediate family. Tickets must be purchased in person at the Ticket Office with a valid ID to receive the discount. We highly recommend purchasing your tickets in advance to guarantee admission and a train ride on a specific date.

Please note: There are NO discounts available for Day Out With Thomas™, Ghost Train®, or Tweetsie Christmas®.

Would you like to visit Tweetsie Railroad again this season? The Ticket Office will gladly take your ticket stub on the day you visit the park and credit the purchase price toward a Tweetsie Railroad Golden Rail Season Pass.

If you plan to visit Tweetsie for more than two days, the Golden Rail Season Pass is your best economical value. Not only can you save at Tweetsie Railroad but also at other area attractions.

Season Pass Information

Cash, debit, and credit (American Express, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover) are accepted forms of payment throughout the park.

Tickets may be refunded or exchanged at least 48 hours prior to the event for another date as long as the date on your ticket has not expired and the date you want is still available. There is a $5 fee per ticket for refunds and $10 fee per order for ticket exchange.

No, we are not providing discounts for groups at this time.

If you have a smartphone, you do not need to print your tickets, we will be able to scan your tickets as long as you can call up the tickets with the bar code.

Due to State-imposed capacity limitations, VIP and Associate Passes will not be available until later this season.