The Polar Express is a 2004 film starring Tom Hanks, based on the 1985 children’s book. It sees a young boy embark on an adventure to the North Pole onboard The Polar Express train, which concludes in the restoration of his faith in Santa Claus. There are several ways you can watch The Polar Express today, and on any mobile device.

Buy The Polar Express on DVD

You can still buy The Polar Express on DVD. It’s available from Amazon at the bargain price of £4.99! But if you want to watch The Polar Express today, read on for digital options.

Rent The Polar Express on DVD

The Polar Express is also available via DVD rental subscription service Cinema Paradiso - sign up here for a free trial.

Buy a digital copy of The Polar Express

If you’d like a digital copy of The Polar Express you can watch again and again, we’ve found three options.

If you’re an Android user, The Polar Express is available to buy from Google Play Movies & TV for £9.99, which can be viewed on your phone, tablet, laptop, PC or smart TV. You can also rent it for £3.49.

iOS or Mac users have a similar option via iTunes, where it costs £7.99 and the same £3.49 to rent.

Users of either platform can also find the same pricing via Amazon Prime Video.

Watch The Polar Express free with NowTV

An alternative option, which may suit if you watch a lot of films, is to subscribe to NowTV's Cinema pass (£11.99 per month) that will let you watch The Polar Express as often as you like. A free trial is available - sign up here.

Amazon Prime also lists The Polar Express, but at additional cost. The Polar Express is not currently available on Netflix.

Also see: Best Christmas movies ever - the ultimate list of the best Christmas films