"Meeting Santa Claus"
Released 2004
Writer(s) Alan Silvestri
Length 6:14
Track No. 5 (score album)
"Meeting Santa Claus" is a piece of score that is featured in The Polar Express film and its score album.

The score plays when Santa Claus speaks with the children, chooses Hero Boy as the one to receive the first gift of Christmas, then gives him the silver bell as the gift. The last part of the score is from the end of the film when Hero Boy receives the bell for the second time on Christmas morning.

It features instrumental versions of the song "Believe."


  • The beginning can be heard on the film's official website when one is on the "The Boy's House" page.
Original songs: The Polar Express When Christmas Comes to Town Rockin' on Top of the World Believe Hot Chocolate Spirit of the Season It Takes Two
Christmas carols: Santa Claus is Comin' to Town White Christmas Winter Wonderland It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas Silver Bells Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) Good King Wenceslas Deck the Halls Frosty the Snowman
Score: Seeing is Believing Suite from the Polar Express Believe/Do You Believe in Ghosts/Approaching Flat Top Tunnel Runaway Train/On the Ice/Ticket Punch/Saved by an Angel? Boarding the Train/The Ride Home Returning the Lost Ticket Meeting Santa Claus
Albums: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Original Motion Picture Score