The Royal Gorge
Relax into comfortably cushioned high-back, passenger-train-style seating with expansive windows that showcase the pristine views throughout Colorado’s grandest canyon. It’s a fun place to hang out and enjoy the scenery with family. If you’re looking for a close-up experience, step outside to the open-air car where you’ll take in Mother Nature’s handiwork featuring our 1,000-foot deep canyon called the Royal Gorge.
During your trip fresh, delicious, locally-sourced ingredients come together to make our 403 Grill menu (named after our 1950’s locomotive) a favorite for breakfast and lunch. Gather around our tasty appetizers and then order fan-favorites for lunch. Riding the Breakfast Train? Your choice of hearty breakfast burritos, pancakes, and omelets are always available on our morning departures. And remember, the bar is always fully stocked and open serving your favorite cocktails, microbrews, and wines.
1.5 to 2 hours
- 9:15 AM, 12:30 PM & 3:30 PM Departures
Approximately 2.5 hours
- 6:30 PM Departures
9:15 AM // 12:30 PM // 3:30 PM // 6:30 PM
- $59 per adult / $54 per child (3-12)
- All prices above include your journey. Dining, beverages, gratuity, taxes and fees are additional.
Order from our 403 Grill Menu when booking your ticket and save!
Dates & times subject to change. Visit BOOK NOW for the most current available journeys!
9:15 & 3:30 PM
- Daily with some exceptions, please click BOOK NOW to see the most current available journeys
- Saturdays throughout the year
- Fridays, June 19th – Sept. 4th
- Sundays on select weekends throughout the year
Please don’t purchase a ticket with this intention. Remember, really good people are working hard to provide a wonderful trip and dining experience for you. We promise to do our best and thank you in advance for being a gracious guest.
We look forward to sharing our slice of Royal Gorge beauty with you.
For same day booking please call the reservations department at 719-276-4000
Please note that we seat in parties of 4. In the tradition of railroad fine dining, parties of 2 will most likely be seated across from another couple. Most of our guests enjoy meeting fellow rail fans. When seated with another couple, you and your guest will be seated on the same side. Larger groups will be seated in adjacent rows.
Seating is limited and trains sell out quickly, so make your reservations early online or by calling us at: 719-276-4000.
Every effort will be made to accommodate any special dietary or physical needs. For questions about the accessibility of the train, its different classes, or if you would like to be seated with another party, please call the reservations department at 719-276-4000 prior to booking a reservation on our web site.
Wheelchair Accessibility: The train only can accommodate a limited number of wheelchair patrons per each train departure. The Vista Dome is not accessible to wheelchairs. Guests must be able to climb 14 steps themselves in order to sit in the Dome Cars.
Please call Reservations if you have a wheelchair (24″maximum at base), walker, or difficulties climbing stairs. For questions about the accessibility of the train and its different classes, please call prior to booking a reservation on our website. All seating is assigned/reserved and cannot be guaranteed.Please call a representative at 719-276-4000 to book your tickets for the entire party with a wheelchair or movement impaired passenger.
Only licensed, certified service pets are allowed on the train.
The Royal Gorge Route follows restaurant health codes. Only licensed, certified service animals are allowed on the train. Any other animals, including emotional support animals, are not allowed on the train.
Call our Group Sales Line at 719.276.4007 or 719.276.4006 to book the entire car for your special group.