90 Best Train Riddles For Kids That Make You Go Choo-Choo

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If you love sharing funny jokes and riddles, you’ll love these train riddles for kids! Each hilarious riddle will have you choo-choo-choosing to tell them again and again! Grab these train riddles today, and get your whole family on track for a hilariously fun time! 

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Q: What is the craziest way to travel?

A: By loco-motive.
Train Riddles For Kids Question: What is the craziest way to travel? A: By loco-motive on a blue background

Q: An electric train is moving north at 100mph and a wind is blowing to the west at 10mph. Which way does the smoke blow?

A: There is no smoke with an electric train.

Q: I lead the slaves to freedom on my railroad but I have never conducted a train. Who am I?

A: Harriet Tubman

Q: What means of transportation gives people colds?

A: A choo-choo train.

Q: If an electric train is going east at 60 miles an hour and there is a strong westerly wind, which way does the smoke from the train drift?

A: There is no smoke coming from electric trains.

Q: My job means I’m always on a train. I was on the train again today when, suddenly a woman appeared in front of me. I can remember her face clearly. It’s really depressing. Who was this mysterious woman?

A: The person is a train driver and the woman jumped in front of his train.
 
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Q: What kind of a machines have ears?

A: A train has engin(ears).

Q: If one train in New York is going 1206 mph and one in Florida goes 305 mph which one will get to Cuba first?

A: Neither, trains don’t travel over water.

Q: When is the time of a clock like the whistle of a train?

A: When it’s two to two.

Q: What do you call a train full of bubble gum?

A: A chew-chew train.
Train Riddles For Kids Question: What do you call a train full of bubble gum? A: A chew-chew train. on a blue background

Q: What is the difference between a locomotive engineer and a teacher?

A: One minds the train, the other trains the mind.

Q: What did the train say to her boyfriend?

A: I choo-choo-choose you!

Q: What goes with a train comes with a train a train doesn’t need it but can’t go without it?

A: The train tracks

Q: If a train was on its way to Florida and it tipped over, where would they bury the survivors?

A: They wouldn’t need to, the survivors are still alive!

Q: Why do you never see zebras or antelopes at Victoria Station?

A: Because its a mane-lion station!

Q: A dog owner needed to take his German Shepard to the railroad station to do what?

A: Train

Q: A train just leaves a station and enters a tunnel. Where is the best place for a claustrophobic person to sit?

A: In the back. See, the train is still accelerating as it is leaving the station so the train will be moving faster when the back of the train enters the tunnel.

Q: Two trains both enter a one way tunnel at different ends exactly on 9:00, but they both come out the other end unharmed 5 minutes later, how is this possible?

A: One train entered the tunnel at 9:00am and the other at 9:00pm

Q: A train just leaves a station and enters a tunnel. Where is the best place for a claustrophobic person to sit?

A: In the back. See, the train is still accelerating as it is leaving the station so the train will be moving faster when the back of the train enters the tunnel.
 
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I eat coal, but I have to drink water,

As soon as we eat, I immediately pick up speed.

I have many wagons and a hundred wheels

And my name is … 

A: Steam locomotive.
Train Riddles For Kids Question: I eat coal, but I have to drink water, As soon as we eat, I immediately pick up speed. I have many wagons and a hundred wheels
And my name is ... on a gray background

The train is also long, but this is not a train,

It rides on rails, but it is not a train.

And it also happens like this,

That a man is standing, and a staircase is walking … Where? 

A: Metro

These are the biggest miracle threads,

They were extended by the travel guides.

These very threads connect the cities

Trains are speeding along them.

A: Rails

Several houses in a row,

Stand on wheels and always in a row.

Run up to them by itself

Samovar with a large pipe.

He can quickly pick them all up,

And instantly their trace can be cold.

A: A train

I went to the green house,

But he did not stay in it for long.

Turned out to be this house

Quickly in another city …

A: A train

Fifteen Brothers

They love to ride.

First with a pipe

Leads everyone …

A: A train

Behind the haze

Behind the whistle

The brothers run in single file.

A: A train

Well, my friend, guess

Only this is not a tram.

In the distance along the rails rushes fast

A string of huts.

A: A train

Brothers have equipped themselves for a visit,

They clung to each other

And they rushed off on a long way,

They only left the smoke …

A: A train

Every day he moves back and forth,

It transports goods or passengers carefully.

And in the rain, and in the blizzard, and in the heat, and in the frost,

He rushes, hard worker … 

A: Locomotive
 
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On a road made of iron

I’m driving fast past the forest

Past the tundra and sands

Villages and cities.

I am already many years old.

My grandfather was the locomotive.

A: Electric locomotive, diesel locomotive
Train Riddles For Kids Question: On a road made of iron
I'm driving fast past the forest
Past the tundra and sands
Villages and cities.
I am already many years old.
My grandfather was the locomotive.  A: Electric locomotive, diesel locomotive on a red background

Small houses

Running down the street

Boys and girls

The houses are being transported.

A: A train

Far far away

On the railroad track

Maybe this fellow

Take the whole village away …

A: A train

A canvas, not a track,

A horse is not a horse – a centipede

Crawling along that road

The whole wagon train carries one …

A: A train

The staircase lies in the field,

The house runs up the stairs …

A: A train

He quickly rushed along the rails –

I counted all the sleepers …

A: A train

Iron Snake

Wriggles in the steppes.

Lost in the steppes.

A clear voice

Runs after the drizzle.

I ran a thousand miles.

I unhooked a long tail …

A: A train

Not a hedgehog, but puffs, not a snake, but crawls.

A: Locomotive

Iron Already creeps

Passengers are transported into the distance …

A: A train

This ladder lies

And the locomotive runs along it.

A: Railway

He does not run alone on the rails –

Rides by the handle with friends …

A: Railway carriage
Train Riddles For Kids Question: He does not run alone on the rails -
Rides by the handle with friends ... A: Railway carriage on a red background

Trains travel from one town to another town all day, always on the same track, always going nonstop and at the same speed. The noon train took 80 minutes to complete the trip, but the 4 PM train took an hour and 20 minutes. Why?

A: 80 minutes is the same as an hour and 20 minutes.

Five hundred begins it, five hundred ends it, Five in the middle is seen; First of all figures, the first of all letters, Take up their stations between. Join all together, and then you will bring Before you the name of an eminent king. Who am I?

A: DAVID (Roman numerals)

An electric train is going south at 98 mph. the wind is blowing northeast. Which direction is the smoke blowing?

A: There is no smoke. It’s an electric train!

A nonstop train leaves Moscow for Leningrad at 60 mph. Another nonstop train leaves leningrad for Moscow at 40 mph. How far apart are the trains 1 hour before they pass each other?

A: 100 miles (60+40)

A mile-long train is moving at sixty miles an hour when it reaches a mile-long tunnel. How long does it take the entire train to pass through the tunnel?

A: Two minutes. The back of the train would be at the beginning of the tunnel after 1 minute, and would leave the end of the tunnel at the 2 minute mark.

A girl and a boy are situated in a space surrounded by a railway. There is a train on the rails which is very very fast and they are unable to cross the rails without being hit by the train. The girl wants to visit her mother in the hospital and the boy wants to visit his father in prison. How will they manage to do that?

A: A girl and a boy are situated in a space surrounded by a railway. There is a train on the rails which is very very fast and they are unable to cross the rails without being hit by the train. The girl wants to visit her mother in the hospital and the boy wants to visit his father in prison. How will they manage to do that?

Q: Two incredibly high speed trains are charging at a speed of 250 mph, on the same track, starting from opposite directions. They leave at the same exact time and continue at the same exact speed. They never slow down. The two trains never touch…how is that possible?

A: The two trains begin back-to-back and charge the track away from each other.

There was a train crash. The police said that there were no casualties, but 2 bodies were found. How is this possible?

A: The train fell out of the track and plowed through the soil, opening two hidden graves.
 
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A train leaves from New York City (NYC) heading towards Los Angeles (LA) at 100 mph. Three hours later, a train leaves LA heading towards NYC at 200 MPH. Assume there’s exactly 2000 miles between LA and NYC. When they meet, which train is closer to New York City?

A: They’re both the same distance from NYC when they meet.

This is a way you can get around

It has a locomotive pull it

Its wheels go on top of rails

Japan has a type called the Bullet.

What is it?

A: A bullet train
Train Riddles For Kids Question:This is a way you can get around
It has a locomotive pull it
Its wheels go on top of rails
Japan has a type called the Bullet.
What is it? A: A bullet train on a blue background

I’m a transport you don’t have to drive

Which means you can sit back and relax

I can take you across the country

Not in the air but along some tracks.

What am I?

A: A train!

This is a type of transport

You can take all over the nation

You travel on railroads

And might stop at Grand Central Station.

What am I?

A: A train

Here is a riddle about transport

So it is time to use your brain

This has an engine and carriages

And runs on rails it’s a_______?

A: Train

I have seats but I’m not a living room

I have an engine but I’m not a car

I’m a mode of transport but I’m not an airplane

I’m sometimes a bullet but I’m not fired out of a gun

I can be found in a subway but Im not a sandwich.

What could I be?

A: A train

I went for a walk along the railroad tracks,

but then I suddenly felt run down.

I used to be a railway engineer,

but I kept losing my train of thought and going down the wrong track.

A young man has just told me about a great offer on railway buffers.  

A: Apparently, it’s an end-of-line sale.

I like to share a train pun or one-liner.  

I’ve always been driven by the joy of monorails.

Well, one thing I’ll say about ticket inspectors is that you’ve certainly got to hand it to them.

Anyone who steals a train would definitely have a locomotive.

Train Riddles For Kids Anyone who steals a train would definitely have a locomotive. on a blue background

I was considering becoming a railway conductor or engineer,

but I got put off by all the training.

Reading between the lines can be extremely dangerous,

particularly if you are at a train station.

I  handed in my notice today and left my job as a newspaper reporter.

I obviously took the ex-press train back home.

The troll that lives under my local railway bridge really is my arch enemy.

I went to a railway fancy dress party at the weekend.  

I wasn’t surprised to see every person there was wearing platforms.

Remember the good old days of railways,

when everyone had plenty of esteem.

Q: Why did the elephant refuse to travel on the train?  

A: Because she didn’t want to leave her trunk in the baggage carriage.

Q: How do find out how heavy a whale is?

A: By taking it to the whale weigh station

Q: When does a rabbit go at exactly the same speed as a train?

A: When it is one of the passengers on the train.

Q: Why did the train thief camouflage the railway?  

A: Because she wanted to cover her tracks.
Train Riddles For Kids Question: Why did the train thief camouflage the railway? A: Because she wanted to cover her tracks.  on gray background

Q: How do you locate a stolen train?  

A: By following the tracks.

Q: Who solves railway crimes?

A: Scotland Train-Yard.

Q: What happened to the man who took the evening train home?  

A: He had to give it back.

Q: What do you call a train that can’t stop sneezing?

A: Achoo-choo train.

Q: What did the train driver say to the lady who wanted to know how long the next train would be and if it would run on time?  

A: Same as usual madam; it has four carriages and it will run on rails.

Q: Why shouldn’t you fall asleep on trains?  

A: Because they run over sleepers.

Q: What’s the difference between a railway security guard and a teacher?

A: One minds the trains and the other trains the minds.

Q: What did the train track say when he walked into the bar with the motorway?

A: A pint for me please, and one for the road.

Q: What happened to the boy who was doing a project on trains?

A: He found it difficult to keep track of everything.

Q: What’s the difference between a teacher and a steam train?  

A: One tells you not to chew gum, while the other says “Choo-choo”.
Train Riddles For Kids Question: What's the difference between a teacher and a steam train?  A: One tells you not to chew gum, while the other says "Choo-choo". on red background

Q: Why was the railway so angry?

A: Because people kept crossing it.

Q: Why can’t train engineers be electrocuted?  

A: Because they aren’t conductors.

Q: How did the locomotive get so good at its job?  

A: It trained every day.

Q: How do trains hear?

A: Through their engineers.

Q: What do you call a pretend railway station?

A: A play station.

Q: Why was the train engine humming?  

A: It had forgotten the words.

Q: Why do you have to wait longer for a train on Halloween?

A: Because they run a skeleton service.

I am a mode of transport. I don’t run on road, I don’t fly, I have special tracks to take you for a ride. I run on engine and have different compartments.

Who am I?

A: Train

This is a way you can get around

It has a locomotive pull it

Its wheels go on top of rails

Japan has a type called the Bullet

A: Train

I’m a transport you don’t have to drive

Which means you can sit back and relax

I can take you across the country

Not in the air but along some tracks

A: A train
Train Riddles For Kids Question: I’m a transport you don’t have to drive
Which means you can sit back and relax
I can take you across the country
Not in the air but along some tracks A: A train on red background

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