All Aboard the National Park Flyer

Climb aboard this one-and-a-half-hour excursion and sixteen-mile ride for a chance to see the beauty of Cuyahoga Valley National Park from a one-of-a-kind vantage point.

Passengers can choose from a variety of seating options including coach, tabletop or first class. Tickets range from $5 – $25. Scroll down for seating pictures and details!

No outside food or drink is allowed on the train. An onboard café car is available offering concessions.

Before you ride, please review our safety policies.

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At a Glance: 

  • One-and-a-half-hour excursion
  • 10:00 a.m. and noon departures from Rockside Station
  • Ticket prices range $5-$25 per person

Upcoming Dates: Every Saturday and Sunday

Rockside Station
7900 Old Rockside Road, Independence, OH

Departures from the Peninsula Depot and the Akron-Northside Station are not available at this time.

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Coach

Ticket price: $10 adult/ $5 child (price does not include fees)

Seating is in a coach car with blocks of four (two seats facing two seats). Seating is general admission with no seats assigned.

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Premium Coach Car

Ticket price: $15 adult/$10 child (price does not include fees)

Seating in a vintage premium car. Seating is assigned.

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Table Top

Ticket price: $15 adult/$10 child (price does not include fees)

Seating in the AA Augustus or Latrobe Inn table cars. Seating is assigned.

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Dome Car

Ticket price: $22 adult/$17 child (price does not include fees)

Seating in our Silver Lariat or Silver Bronco dome cars. This car offers comfortable padded seats and one-of-a-kind views. Seating is assigned.

Seats in the Silver Bronco will be available until May 8, 2022

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Dome Car

Ticket price: $22 adult/$17 child (price does not include fees)

Seating in our Silver Solarium. This car offers comfortable padded seats and a one-of-a-kind view.

Seats will become available in the Silver Solarium on May 27, 2022.

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Lounge Car

Ticket price: $20 adult/$15 child (price does not include fees)

Seating in our Silver Solarium. This car offers comfortable padded seats and a spacious lounge area. Seating is assigned.

Seats will become available in the Silver Solarium on May 27, 2022.

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First Class

Ticket price: $18 adult/$13 child (price does not include fees)

Seating is in the lower lounge levels of our Silver Lariat or Silver Bronco dome cars. This car offers comfortable padded seats and excellent views. Seating is assigned.

Seats in the Silver Bronco will be available until May 8, 2022

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Executive Class

Ticket price: $25 adult/$20 child (price does not include fees)

Seating in our Saint Lucie Sound lounge car. This car offers comfortable padded seats and a spacious lounge area. Seating is assigned.

Members Ride Free

CVSR members at the Sectionhand level and above receive complimentary National Park Flyer coach tickets. To redeem tickets, please click the button below and fill out the form. Once you fill out the form, our customer service team will be in contact with you.

Redeem Here

Track the Train

Follow along the route with the CVSR Train Tracker app! Download the app for free on Google Play or the Apple Store. This app allows you to follow the train, view the train’s current speed, heading and even listen to audio clips.

Service Animal Policy

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), CVSR does accommodate service animals on board the train. Only dogs that are trained service animals will be admitted to board the CVSR train. Pets and other animals not considered service animals will, under no circumstances, be allowed to board. Please carefully review our Service Animal Policy for more details or contact our customer service team at .

About Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Cuyahoga Valley National Park protects nearly 33,000 acres of  rural landscape along the Cuyahoga River between Akron and Cleveland in Northeast Ohio. Cuyahoga Valley National Park generally receives more than 2.2 million recreational visits each year, making it one of the most-visited national parks in the United States.

Cuyahoga Valley is the only national park in the state of Ohio and one of seven Midwestern national parks. Learn more about CVNP at nps.gov/cuva

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