Onboard the Wine Train

Inspired by the golden age of luxury train travel, our antique rail cars bring you to scenic destinations while exuding timeless elegance. Explore our signature experiences, take a dynamic tour of our trains, and follow the twists and turns on our route.

Our Signature Experiences

Interactive Maps & Route

Our 36-mile round-trip journey takes you from Downtown Napa to St. Helena and back. Visualize your grand adventure before you board by exploring our route.


Tour Our Train Cars

As you set your sights on a Wine Train getaway, embark on a virtual tour of our classic cars and explore the beauty of our route with immersive 360-degree experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions

Plan for your ride by browsing our frequently asked questions and visiting the FAQ page for in-depth answers.

  • Yes, the Napa Valley Wine Train is wheelchair accessible, but it is an antique train, and as such there are some unique challenges that persons with mobility limitations should be aware of:

    1. It is a few hundred feet from the ADA-accessible parking spaces to the Front Desk.
    2. Boarding the train requires passengers to climb some rather steep stairs. The tallest of these steps is 9.5 inches tall. The steps are slightly recessed, which some guests may find challenging. There are both right and left handrails. Passengers unable to climb stairs may board the train via a manual lift.
    3. Because we cannot guarantee that personal wheelchairs will fit on the Train, if you require the assistance of a wheelchair, we strongly recommend that you use our transfer chair, since this is the only wheelchair that we are confident will fit in the train.
    4. The Gourmet Car is accessible with our transfer chair.
    5. There is no way to access the Vista Dome car without climbing stairs. Inside the Vista Dome car there are seven steps, each 8 inches tall. There is a handrail on the right side only.
    6. Moving in a wheelchair while the train is in motion is difficult, and guests who require a wheelchair should move only when advised to do so by our staff.
    7. If a guest with a mobility limitation wishes to move about the train, they must be assisted by a member of their party.
    8. At this time, we cannot accommodate guests with mobility preferences on any of our tours.
    9. The restrooms on board the train are not wheelchair accessible. You will need to be able to get out of your chair in order to use the restrooms.

    Despite the unique challenges presented by our historic train, many guests with mobility limitations ride the Napa Valley Wine Train. If you have specific needs or concerns, please contact us by phone at 1-800-427-4124.

Yes, The Napa Valley Wine Train accommodates service animals.

While we do not discourage guests with service animals from coming on the train, guests should be aware of the following factors:

  1. The motion of the train, and the unnatural, high-pitched metallic sounds that the Train makes as it goes over joints in the tracks may make some animals very uncomfortable.
  2. The entire Train is only about 8 feet across and a walkway runs through it. This means that service animals will always be within about 3 feet of a frequently used walkway. Animals not accustomed to heavy and frequent foot traffic may be very uncomfortable. Service animals must not sit or lay down in a walkway as this presents a hazard to other guests and the animal.
  3. Napa Valley Wine Train staff have been trained not to touch the service animal, but other customers may not understand the role of a service animal and may want to touch the service animal.
  4. The owner of the service animal must provide all of the care that the service animal requires. Any food or water which the animal requires, and appropriate containers for serving food and water to the animal, should be provided by the owner. Sanitary toilet arrangements must also be made by the owner of the animal, and, in the interest of the health and safety of our guests, the staff of the train will not handle or dispose of animal droppings or urine for the owner.

Please reach out to us with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your service animal.

Per state law, animals are not allowed on board the Napa Valley Wine Train, with the exception of service animals. If you have a service animal, please see the next question.

The Napa Valley Wine Train  is primarily composed of 2 trains:

Main Train

  • 7 passenger cars
  • 1 kitchen car
  • 2 power cars
  • 1 or 2 locomotives

Legacy Train

  • 2 passenger cars
  • 1 open-air car
  • 1 locomotive

We encourage our guests to dress for the occasion, though we do not have an enforced dress code. Dinner can be dressier — some guests prefer cocktail party attire. Jackets are suggested on cool nights but are not required. It is always a good idea to bring an extra layer to make sure you are warm enough on board.

Per state law, animals are not allowed on board the Napa Valley Wine Train, with the exception of service animals. If you will be bringing a service animal, please see our FAQ page for more information.

Children are welcome on board, and select packages have special rates. We do not offer a children’s menu on board the train. However, we can adapt many of our menu items. Our reservation agents are happy to provide parents with more information.

Our seasonal fare is prepared fresh in our onboard kitchen car. We invite our guests to explore the train during their journey and stop by the kitchen car to see their exquisite courses come to life.