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 £4.97! 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 £7.99, which can be viewed on your phone, tablet, laptop, PC or smart TV.
iOS users have a similar option via iTunes, where it also costs £7.99.
Users of each platform will find a cheaper option through Amazon, which sells digital copies for £5.99.
Watch The Polar Express free with NowTV or Amazon Prime
An alternative option, which may suit if you watch a lot of films, is to subscribe to NowTV's Cinema pass (£9.99 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, along with a great many other benefits (all of which we have outlined in our complete guide to Amazon Prime). If you’re not already a member you can sign up for a free 30-day trial now and watch The Polar Express completely free of charge.
The Polar Express is not currently available on Netflix.