Finding The Best Toy Trains For Kids 2018 (Buyer’s Guide)

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This page features our newest list of the best toy trains for kids. Use it to select a good product and immediately order it.

We have checked reviews from hundreds of real buyers and compared many products from different brands. Each toy trains for kids was rated according to the price/quality ratio so the list features products from various price ranges. Nevertheless, read our buying tips and make your own research if you want to buy the right option for you.

These Are The Top 8 Toy Trains For Kids of 2018

Rating Image Name and Features Details
Style 4/5
Materials 5/5
Performance 5/5
Price 5/5
MOTA Classic Holiday Christmas Train Set 1. MOTA Classic Holiday Christmas Train Set (Editor’s Choice)
Glowing from the christmas lights, sparkling with the ornaments on the tree.
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Style 3/5
Materials 5/5
Performance 5/5
Price 5/5
Best Choice Products Kids 2. Best Choice Products Kids
Long straight tracks and long curve tracks.
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Style 5/5
Materials 5/5
Performance 3/5
Price 5/5
CifToys Bubble Blowing Toy Train 3. CifToys Bubble Blowing Toy Train
If you have been looking for a way to keep your baby happy, busy and interested, your quest stops here.
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Style 4/5
Materials 4/5
Performance 5/5
Price 4/5
Lionel Polar Express Ready to Play Train Set 4. Lionel Polar Express Ready to Play Train Set
50″ x 73.2″ oval of ready-to-play track.
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Style 5/5
Materials 2/5
Performance 4/5
Price 4/5
Orbrium Toys 52 Pcs Deluxe Wooden Train Set 5. Orbrium Toys 52 Pcs Deluxe Wooden Train Set (Best Eco-Friendly)
Long 8″ bridge, train station, railroad crossing.
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Style 3/5
Materials 4/5
Performance 5/5
Price 2/5
Horizon Hobby Brooklyn Peddler 4-Tone Pinewood Train Whistle 6. Horizon Hobby Brooklyn Peddler 4-Tone Pinewood Train Whistle
This a perfect gift you can give to your little one.
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Style 3/5
Materials 4/5
Performance 5/5
Price 2/5
12 Wooden Train Cars + 1 BONUS Crane + 4 BONUS Connectors by Tiny Conductors 7. 12 Wooden Train Cars + 1 BONUS Crane + 4 BONUS Connectors by Tiny Conductors
Never get frustrated building your train tracks again.
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Style 4/5
Materials 2/5
Performance 3/5
Price 3/5
100-Piece Orbrium Toys Triple-Loop Wooden Train Set Fits Thomas Brio Chuggington 8. 100-Piece Orbrium Toys Triple-Loop Wooden Train Set Fits Thomas Brio Chuggington (Most Unique Design)
Set comes complete with engine, coaches, a bridge, buildings, city vehicles (police cruiser, ambulance, cars, buses), road signs, trees, and figurines.
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№ 1. MOTA Classic Holiday Christmas Train Set with Real Smoke, Authentic Lights, and Sounds, A Full Set with Locomotive Engine, Cargo Cars, Tracks and Christmas Spirit
 

Style
4/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
MOTA CLASSICTRAIN 21.1 x 17.6 x 3.8 inches 4.06 pounds
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Product comes with a truly signature locomotive engine with cargo cars to trail behind along the tracks. Toggle on real lights and sound, and even add mineral oil. From the gilded features on the engine all the way to the rattling noises of the wheels riding along the rails, this train is genuine and full of christmas cheer. Longest track: 50 inches x 70 inches. Mineral oil (sold separatly) required for smoke. Watch and even hear the train chug around the tracks, add stockings or small gifts to the back cargo cars and build a track around your presents. With the tracks included you can build an oval for the table during festivities or in a circle around your tree on christmas eve.

Watch your kids rejoice as the train comes into view – glowing from the christmas lights, sparkling with the ornaments on the tree.

 

 
GOOD
Longest track
Watch your kids rejoice as
Mineral oil
BAD
It does not have any disadvantages.
 

 

 
№ 2. Best Choice Products Kids Classic Battery Operated Railway Train Set with Music and Lights, Multicolor
 

Style
3/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
Best Choice Products SKY2094 8 x 3 x 5 inches 1.35 pounds
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This astm-certified toy is recommended for children ages 6 and up and is made of non-toxic abs plastic and paint. This train set comes complete with snap-together tracks: long straight tracks and long curve tracks. Overall dimensions: 8 (l) x 3 (w) x 5 (h). This realistic electric train set features a locomotive engine as well as three additional colorful cars that attach to each other. This train set offers hours of fun playtime or the perfect decoration for a display or under a christmas tree.

 

 
GOOD
This astm-certified toy is recommended
This train set offers hours
Overall dimensions
This train set comes complete
BAD
You will not be able to use it on the daily basis.
 

 

 
№ 3. CifToys Bubble Blowing Toy Train, Battery Powered Steam Bubbles Locomotive Engine Car- Colorful Lights and Fun Sounds, Constant Motion and Automatic Change of Direction 3 and Up
 

Style
5/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Performance
3/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
CifToys 14.8 x 7.3 x 4.6 inches 1.4 pounds
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3 aa batteries are required, not included. Board this magic train and get ready for a ride to the fun land: if you have been looking for a way to keep your baby happy, busy and interested, your quest stops here. This amazing bubble blowing steam train is bound to catch your child s attention for good. Play time goes on and on and on: little children never stop. This must have train toy challenges your babies to hop till they drop. Carefully designed to move constantly and automatically change direction once it bumps into an object, this crazy train toy is all about never ending fun. Fill your house with happy voices and laughter: what can be more enjoyable than watching and listening to little children laugh. This incredible, battery operated, bubble blowing train toy will turn any room into a fairy tale scenery. Lay back, watch your little ones chase the flying bubbles and fill your days with joy.

Make an amazing gift: this exciting, amusing, entertaining bubble steam train will be your little angel s favorite toy. Get one for your child, or offer it as a birthday, name day or surprise gift to a little boy or girl and put a big smile on their face.

 

 
GOOD
Make an amazing gift
BAD
It weighs a ton!
 

How to get a refund for a toy trains for kids?

Most of the time seller will return your money without any trouble. If you received a malfunctioning toy trains for kids, you will easily get a refund or a replacement. Nonetheless, if you value your time, we highly recommend you to thoroughly check the item’s description before making a purchase.

 

 
 

Style
4/5
 

Materials
4/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
Lionel 711803 24 x 6 x 18 inches 9.48 pounds
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Remote control: buttons allow train to go forward and reverse, sound the whistle, ring the bell, and play announcements. Dimensions: 50″ x 73.2″ oval of ready-to-play track. 24 pieces of curved and 8 straight plastic track pieces; fixed knuckle couplers. The set includes a working headlight and 3 train cars. Witness the children s shadows as they sit in the passenger cars. Batteries required: three aaa batteries for controller and six c cell batteries required for train (not included). This year, showcase the magic of christmas with the iconic polar express train set.

 

 
GOOD
The set includes a working headlight
Batteries required
Remote control
BAD
It is too short.
 

 

 
№ 5. Orbrium Toys 52 Pcs Deluxe Wooden Train Set with 3 Destinations Fits Thomas, Brio, Chuggington, Melissa and Doug, Imaginarium Wooden Train
 

Style
5/5
 

Materials
2/5
 

Performance
4/5
 

Price
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.8
Orbrium Toys 15 x 13 x 3 inches 4.25 pounds
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Conforms to the safety requirements of astm f963 and cpsia. Comes in glossy gift set packaging. Very engaging to play, run the train up the bridge, maneuver the engine under the bridge, picking up passenger at the train station, stop at the railroad crossing. Ready to play set or adding to your existing set. Featuring 3 destinations: long 8″ bridge, train station, railroad crossing. Complete 52 pcs set includes premium wooden tracks, engine, passenger coach, hopper car, automobile, buildings, figurines, road signs, trees, and bushes. Scenic background is for illustration purposes, not part of the set.

 

 
GOOD
Very engaging
Complete 52 pcs set includes premium wooden tracks
Featuring 3 destinations
BAD
The product is hard to buy because of a low number of official vendors.
 

 

 
 

Style
3/5
 

Materials
4/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
Horizon Hobby 10994000620 7.8 x 1.3 x 1.2 inches 1.6 ounces
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Promote development – as your little ones slip into engineers’ roles with this train whistle, they develop role play principles that stimulate their creativity and imagination and, thus, promote development. Train whistle – there are imitators, but none can achieve the great sound of this 4-tone pinewood train whistle, made right here in the usa. Complete the look – if you are looking for a great accessory for a child’s train set or engineer’s costume, you’ve found it. Product specifications – each whistle has smoothly sanded edges, surfaces and an exclusive, rounded mouthpiece. Makes a great gift – this a perfect gift you can give to your little one. Kids will love these wooden whistles for a train themed event.

 

 
GOOD
Promote development
Product specifications
Complete the look
Train whistle
Makes a great gift
BAD
The price tag may make you cry.
 

 

 
№ 7. 12 Wooden Train Cars + 1 BONUS Crane + 4 BONUS Connectors by Tiny Conductors, Locomotive Tank Engines and Wagons for Toy Train Tracks; Compatible with Thomas Wood Toy Railroad Set (trains)
 

Style
3/5
 

Materials
4/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Price
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
Tiny Conductors 13.5 x 8.2 x 1.8 inches 2 pounds
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4 bonus train track connectors ( 2 value) – never get frustrated building your train tracks again. Guaranteed compatibility with all major train set brands – tested thoroughly and proven to work with thomas and other major brands of wooden toy railroad sets. This means more train cars can be connected together to make longer trains. Meets all USA toy safety requirements – this product complies with all USA toy safety standards and are free of lead, cadmium, and phthalates. Bonus crane car with wheels ( 8 value) – the only train set sold on amazon that includes a working crane car for picking up cargo.

 

 
GOOD
Bonus crane car with wheels
Meets all USA toy safety requirements
Guaranteed compatibility with all major train set brands
BAD
The price tag is too high.
 

 

 
 

Style
4/5
 

Materials
2/5
 

Performance
3/5
 

Price
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.0
Orbrium Toys ORB-TS-100 12 x 6.5 x 9 inches 7.65 pounds
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Beautifully crafted solid wooden 100 pc train set; fun to play triple-loop layout; includes 2 very versatile 3-way track pieces for future expansion. 100% compatible with thomas wooden and brio railway system. Set comes complete with engine, coaches, a bridge, buildings, city vehicles (police cruiser, ambulance, cars, buses), road signs, trees, and figurines. These train sets meet or exceed cpsc’s testing and certification requirements and they are complied with cpsia.

 

 
GOOD
These train sets meet or exceed cpsc’s testing
100% compatible
Made from beautiful beech wood
Set comes complete
Beautifully crafted solid wooden 100 pc train set
BAD
Beginners will not be able to assemble it by themselves.
 

What warranty period is considered optimal for toy trains for kids?

In the most cases, two-year long warranty period is considered as optimal for toy trains for kids. toy trains for kidshave a tendency to lose their quality with time. Replacing old toy trains for kidswith a new model is a much better option than an overpriced lifetime warranty.

What should be my main choice criteria when buying a toy trains for kids?

If you are buying a toy trains for kids for the fist time in your life and do not really know much about it, you should always look carefully for user reviews from other customers. Learn from the experience of other people and try to find a toy trains for kids according to its material and assembly quality.

How expensive should a good toy trains for kids be?

If you want to buy a reliable toy trains for kids, then you should remember that it costs a decent amount of money. Of course, there are many cheap models, but they do not last for too long. We recommend you to buy toy trains for kidsfrom our rating list since they offer the best price to quality ratio.

How did you create this rating list with the best toy trains for kids?

We sincerely wanted to help our readers, so our team spent many hours comparing various toy trains for kidsfrom different manufacturers. It was not easy, since we had to find a way to include both cheap and expensive toy trains for kidsin our rating list. That is why we decided to make the price/quality ratio the determining factor. No matter what your budget is, you can use our guide to choose the best toy trains for kids in the preferred price category.

What are your reviews based on?

We considered so many factors that it is nearly impossible to tell you about all of them. Believe us, we did not forget about anything. Price, material, user score, and other characteristics of toy trains for kidswere used to create this TOP list. We tried our best to help you choose the best toy trains for kids!

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