Are trolley tours currently running?

Our downtown public city tours are now closed for the season and will open again in April of 2021.

Our specialty trolley rides run in October and December of each year.

Private trolley rentals are always available year ’round.

Do we visit “Old Louisville” and it’s Victorian homes on the narrated public trolley tours?

Yes, our ride through Old Louisville is a highlight of your trolley tour.  Old Louisville is considered to be America’s largest Victorian home district.  You’ll especially love the ride through St James Court!

How are you addressing COVID-19?

We understand the importance of adhering to guidelines set forth by the government to contain the spread of COVID-19.  Here are some of the steps we are taking:

  • Limiting capacity inside the trolley
  • Opening all windows on the trolley (but keeping AC cool air circulating)
  • Providing hand sanitizer
  • Disinfecting all common surfaces after each tour
  • Offering touchless ticketing
  • Disposable masks and gloves for purchase
  • Requesting that guests with any symptoms refrain from riding
Where does the Louisville Trolley Tour begin?

Our fun trolley tours begin and end at the legendary Galt House Hotel (4th & Main St) in downtown Louisville between the two hotel towers.  GPS users can enter 140 N 4th St, Louisville, KY 40202.  Look for the red umbrella at the terminus of 4th St.

Is the Louisville Trolley Tour a hop-on and hop-off kind of tour?

No.  Our goal is to provide you with an overview of the city so that we can show you as much as possible in 80 minutes.  We do stop at the Kentucky Derby Museum at world-famous Churchill Downs for 15 minutes so that you have an opportunity to take some great photos and visit the gift shop.

Is the Louisville Trolley Tour narrated?

Yes.  Our knowledgeable tour guides will keep you entertained and informed for the entire tour.

What time are the Louisville Trolley Tours and how much does it cost?

Trolley tour times depend on the day of the week and the month.  Visit our “Trolley Tours” page by clicking here.  Tickets are $24 for adults, $20 for military/veterans and for seniors 65 years and older.  Kids 3-10 years are only $12.  There is no charge for little ones 2 and under.

Where do I buy tickets for Trolley tours? Can I make reservations?

You can buy tickets for the Louisville Trolley Tour online in advance or in person.  If you’re buying tickets in person then simply purchase them directly from the driver with cash or credit (cash is preferred by the drivers for a quicker transaction).  Tickets are first come / first served.  If you wish to purchase tickets in advance then you can do that online.  Purchasing online is the only way to reserve your seats on a tour in advance and must be purchased at least two hours prior to your tour.  If buying online, simply tell the driver the name on the reservation and have your confirmation email available on your mobile device is that becomes necessary.

Are there restroom stops along the way on the Louisville Trolley Tour?

Yes, restrooms are available at the Kentucky Derby Museum at Churchill Downs.  We advise all passengers to use the restroom before departing.

Will I see Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby on my Louisville Trolley Tour?

Yes, we do go to the world’s most famous horse racing track.  We’ll be making a stop at the incredible Kentucky Derby Museum at Churchill Downs (except during large events such as the Kentucky Derby).  And we also explore America’s largest Victorian neighborhood called “Old Louisville” which is also known as “America’s Most Haunted Neighborhood”!!

Did You Know? Louisville is in Jefferson County which is named after Thomas Jefferson