DENVER (CBS4) – Skiers and boarders need to act sooner than they might think if they want to beat the traffic this season.

The Winter Park Express doesn’t return until January, but tickets go on sale today at 8 a.m.

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Departing Union Station for Winter Park, the new ski train will run from January 7, 2017 to March 26, 2017, including Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Presidents Day.

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The Winter Park Express will leave each day at 7 a.m. Passengers will be dropped off at the resort by 9 a.m., then board the same train for their return trip at 4:30 p.m. They’ll be back at Union Station by 6:40 p.m.

One-way tickets start at $39 for adults, with kids, ages 2 to 12, riding for half-price with a ticketed adult.

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LINK: https://www.amtrak.com/WinterParkExpress