Come experience a spectacular train ride through the Colorado Rockies in comfort and style. The Royal Gorge Railroad combines breathtaking scenery and exceptional service with delicious food, sourced locally and prepared fresh right on board the train for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The train offers up to four departures daily. Check out our award-winning First Class Lunch and Dinner Trains, offering a romantic, multi-course culinary delight, along with a selection of award-winning wines from around the world.
On behalf of our incredibly hardworking team here at the Royal Gorge Route, thank you for riding. Trains are running daily through Colorado’s Royal Gorge, First Class Lunch and Dinner Trains are back, and we continue to work hard, ensuring that you, our guest, have the best experience the Royal Gorge Region has to offer.
Our staff thrives on your kindness and appreciation – and it’s absolutely true that when you put kindness out into the world, you get it back.
We are excited to celebrate each and every day with you aboard America’s most spectacular scenic rail journey.
The Royal Gorge Route Railroad offers up to four daily departures, including 9:15 am, 12:30 pm, and 3:30 pm, with 6:30 pm departures on weekends. Click BOOK NOW to select your journey and view departure options.
In 1905, President Teddy Roosevelt described our railroad as “The trip that bankrupts the English language!”.
This is a truly memorable train ride through the Colorado Rockies where we combine gorgeous scenery, exceptional service, and gourmet food, sourced locally and prepared fresh right on board the train for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Dining on the rails We had a club car experience and it was wonderful! Our seats were on the south side of the train and it had an incredible view for the duration of...read more- EliLap24 - 6/25/2020
Great time. Very fun! Inside car gets a little chilly so bring a light sweater. Friendly staff made us feel so comfortable. Train ride awesome and view was great!! Female conductor was...read more- debdanjo3 - 6/23/2020
Great Experience This a must do in Colorado springs. We went to the Royal Gorge bridge prior to riding the train and it really made a difference. The river is spectacular...read more- RobertD4137 - 6/22/2020
Fun day trip This was my first time on a passenger train and it didn’t disappoint. We sat in the Vista Dome and the views were amazing. It was nice to...read more- herowannabe - 6/20/2020
Moments Make Memories Enjoying nachos and Prosecco, delivered by Acacia. She’s funny, efficient, quick, and a wealth of knowledge - Nicole G. - 6/17/2020
Great views and service, food just ok Took the dome car with our family of five, all sat together, it was very comfortable, but if it’s a nice day I would’ve gone coach and spent the ride...read more- RTMamacita - 6/14/2020