9 Best LEGO® Train Sets for Toddlers and Kids
Do you know a child looking to get their playtime back on track – or back on tracks? If you’ve got a junior conductor in the making, they’re going to need the best train sets around.
To help you choose the best railroads, steam engines and train sets for kids, we’ve picked out nine of the best LEGO® trains – from blocky animal toys on wheels to creative brick sets that let them take control of the design!
LEGO® Harry Potter™ Hogwarts Express™ – Collector’s Edition
All aboard! The Hogwarts Express™ has arrived at Platform 9 ¾, and a world of magical play awaits.
This highly detailed LEGO recreation of the famous Harry Potter™ train measures over 46.5 in. (118 cm), with three carriages full of magic and excitement.
Adult fans of LEGO sets will love discovering LEGO brick versions of iconic movie scenes, including Harry Potter™, Ron Weasley™ and Hermione Granger’s first meeting, and a very memorable Dementor™ attack!
The intricately crafted locomotive includes a steam engine, coal and passenger cars as well as a turning lever to activate the driving wheels. It even sits on a train-track display base, so the finished model can be displayed with pride!
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LEGO® City – Express Passenger Train
Perfect for little train lovers aged 7+, this LEGO City Express Passenger Train set includes everything kids need for hours of train-themed fun!
There’s a dining car, passenger car and station platform to explore, as well as 24 track pieces and 6 minifigures to inspire creative roleplay.
For an extra special immersive play experience, the remote-controlled bullet locomotive even comes with working, dimmable headlights that can be operated with the remote control or LEGO Powered Up App!
LEGO® City – Freight Train
This is another remote-controlled railway train full of premium-quality features and fun details – the perfect LEGO train set for train lovers aged 7+!
The LEGO City Freight Train includes an authentic locomotive that can be operated remotely, a flatcar with room for 2 containers, an open wagon and a double deck auto carrier. Lower the upper deck of the carrier to drive the 2 EVs onboard, and use the reach stacker to load up your cargo.
Add the 6 minifigures to bring the train to life, and enjoy endless adventures on the tracks.
LEGO® City – Train Station
Every train needs its own station, and the LEGO City Train Station is the coolest one around for kids aged 7+!
Explore the modern terminal building which includes a ticket office, coffee bar and control room, or wait on the platform for the next train to arrive. The 6 included minifigures can hop on the toy bus, or drive the cherry-picker truck with a portable toilet in tow.
Plus, there’s even a track piece that’s compatible with LEGO City train sets to extend the fun even further!
LEGO® DUPLO® – Animal Train
Got a train lover with a soft spot for animals? Bring the two worlds together with the LEGO DUPLO® Animal Train. Featuring an elephant, a tiger, a giraffe and a panda, toddlers will love stacking the animals, building and rebuilding the carriages and making sure the creatures make it to their next stop on time.
Extra features like the giraffe’s wobbling neck and the ability to combine the Animal Train with other wheel-based DUPLO toys means the fun goes on and on. And while your children play, they’ll be building their fine motor skills (and pretty decent engine skills too)!
LEGO® DUPLO® – Number Train
Young ones aged eighteen months and up will love to learn the numbers with this fun and colorful number train! They can take the bricks off the train and put them back in the right order, or drive the train around town for developmental fun!
The set comes with girl, boy and dog LEGO DUPLO figures for all sorts of adventures – and the cool front of the train looks just like a steam engine.
LEGO® DUPLO® – Steam Train
Build some steam with this LEGO DUPLO – Steam Train track set for toddlers! A Push & Go motor means your children can send the steam engine forwards or backwards on its own, while the five colored action bricks can sound the horn, turn the lights on and off or pause and refuel.
Stock up on coal from the tipper, stop at the station, or get passengers on board – this train set for ages two and up is ideal for all sorts of railway adventures.
Take playtime even further by downloading the optional app, which includes a remote-control function and fun activities you can do together with your toddler!
LEGO® Creator – High-Speed Train
Train lovers can create thrilling stories as they hop on board this incredibly detailed LEGO Creator High-Speed Train and hurtle through cities and the countryside. The train features 2 connected carriages, one of which contains the driver’s compartment with a sloped front for authenticity. The set also comes with stickers so kids can decorate the carriages and make the set their own.
A wonderful gift for kids aged 7 and up to play out fast-paced adventures or display with pride in their bedrooms.
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