Group Sales

IMPORTANT UPDATE: For the safety and health of passengers, staff and volunteers, all Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) train departures have been canceled from March 13 – September 30. CVSR feels a responsibility to the community and we believe the appropriate response to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is to cancel train rides.


Book Your Group

Climb aboard and hear the whistle blow! The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is located in Northeast Ohio and runs through Cuyahoga Valley National Park, 33,000 acres of land that is part of the National Park System. The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad offers excursions year-round and offers an excellent view of the natural scenery and wildlife of the national park and an opportunity to learn about the history of the railroad in valley. Whether you are looking for a family trip or a company outing, the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has something for everyone!

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Call to Book: 234-759-0086

Boarding Locations

Rockside Station

7900 Old Rockside Rd.,
Independence, OH 44131

Peninsula Depot

1630 Mill Street,
Peninsula, OH 44264

Akron Northside Station

27 Ridge St.,
Akron, OH 44308

Description of Car


Coach cars offer traditional coach seats in sections of four, with two seats facing two seats. Our fully stocked concession car is made available to passengers riding on this train car. Outside food and beverages are not permitted on our train cars. Groups are seated in general seating. This is NOT a private train car.

Cost and Fees

Prices reflect a 10% discount on full price.

Ticket Pricing

Processing Fee

Added in addition to your total ticket cost.

Additional Options

Boxed Lunch Package

  • $11 per person, passengers select from a variety of sandwiches that come with pasta salad, non-alcoholic beverage, and cookie.
  • CVSR will require a final menu and payment to be sent via email or mail 10 business days prior to the trip.
  • Box lunch orders will NOT be accepted after this date. Box lunch orders must be completed in the designated formatting in accordance with our menu form and are to be submitted on time.
  • It is understood that if CVSR does not receive a boxed lunch order require by the designated time, with payment in full, CVSR will cancel the order.

Payment and Policies


  • CVSR requires 50% deposit 20 business days (1 month) prior to the train ride.
  • If a deposit has not been received on or before the indicated due date, your tickets will no longer be held for your group and released to the general public for sale.
  • A final payment is due 10 business days (2 weeks) prior to the train ride. At this time, a final head count of passengers is due. After this date, no refunds will be issued for reduction of passengers. Adding passengers is based on availability only!
  • Upon receiving final payment, CVSR will email a confirmation letter to the contact and the contact may pick up tickets at will on the day of the trip with the ticket letter.We reserve the right to prohibit passengers from boarding if final payment has not been received.
  • CVSR reserves the right to prohibit passengers from boarding if final payment has not been received.
  • If it is less than 20 business days prior to a trip, groups must pay in full upon booking their trip.


  • Group sales apply to passengers riding in parties of 20 to 70 passengers. Any additional passengers are required to pay full price.
  • Groups must book 20 business days (1 month) in advance in order to receive the group rate and must pay in full upon booking.
  • Groups will lose the group rate if passengers reduce the number of guests below 20 passengers at any time. No exceptions.
  • Groups are seated in general seating. This is NOT a private train car.
  • Group rates applies to pre-sale only. Additional passengers will pay the full cost of a ticket if purchasing a ticket within a 48-hour window of the day of the event.
  • Excessive (more than 2) changes to your passenger count may result in additional fees.
  • CVSR does not offer group rates on weekends, June through September. We do not offer group rates in October.

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has canceled all train rides from March 13—September 30 due to COVID-19. View More Information

Memberships and gift certificates will be extended based on the number of months train rides are canceled.