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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Cumberland to Washington DC. Traveling by train from Cumberland to Washington DC usually takes around 4 hours and 44 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Capitol Limited train can make the trip in 3 hours and 33 minutes.

Distance106 mi (170 km)
Fastest train3h 33m
Lowest price€18.56
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Cumberland, MD to Washington, DC

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

James

21 December 2019 - Solo travel

Amtrak Capitol Limited

Pros: Nice view. Cons: All good. Tips: Nope.

Pros: Nice view. Cons: All good. Tips: Nope.

5.0

Shardae

7 October 2019 - Visiting friends

Amtrak Capitol Limited

Pros: I had a Very spacious seat to myself, with an amazing view. Tips: Enjoy the ride.

Pros: I had a Very spacious seat to myself, with an amazing view. Tips: Enjoy the ride.

Price trends for trains from Cumberland to Washington DC

Average prices by travel date

€63€42€21JunJul

Monthly average prices

€63€51€38€25€13JASONDJFMAMJ

Prices as travel date approaches

€63€51€38€25€133020100

Which train should you take from Cumberland to Washington DC?

2 train services operate from Cumberland, Maryland to Washington, District of Columbia. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak35h 1m€57.46
Amtrak Capitol Limited13h 33m€19.23
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 3 Amtrak trains from Cumberland to Washington every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €55.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Cumberland to Washington during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Cumberland to Washington DC?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Cumberland to Washington DC. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Cumberland to Washington DC?

The distance between Cumberland and Washington DC is approximately 106 miles, or 170 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 33 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Cumberland to Washington DC are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Cumberland at 09:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 09:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Cumberland to Washington DC?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Cumberland to Washington DC. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Washington DC to Cumberland.

City Information

Washington DC

Washington, DC is the capital of the United States, and as such, it offers many points of interest of governmental and historical value. DC is home to several iconic landmarks, including the White House where the U.S. president resides, the Capitol building that houses the meeting chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives, and the National Mall, where you can stop by the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and the World War II Memorial. One of the reasons Washington, DC is among the best destinations to visit with your family is because it is home to so many world-famous museums, including the Smithsonians – 16 museums scattered across the District, most of which are open every day of the week, and even better, every single one is free.

D.C. is not just about politics and museums, though. The city’s active nightlife fittingly ranks it among the biggest party hubs in the country. Head to the vibrant Dupont Circle neighborhood to check out some of the finest restaurants that the nation’s capital has to offer, and follow that up with a drink (or two) at one of the many bars in the area.

Nested between Virginia and Maryland, Washington, D.C. is a key transportation hub with three nearby airports and several bus and train stations.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Cumberland?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Cumberland where you can board the train to Washington DC.

Train stations in Cumberland:

  • 12401 Willowbrook Rd SE

Where is the train station in Washington DC?

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Arrival stations

Opened more than 100 years ago in 1907, Union Station is the largest transportation hub in Washington, D.C. with almost 5 million travelers passing through it every year. As the official headquarters of Amtrak, Union Station is the main train station in the U.S. capital. It is also a major hub for intercity bus travel, serving as the main bus station in D.C. for a number of carriers, including Greyhound, BoltBus, Peter Pan Bus Lines and OurBus. Union Station offers easy transit connections to places all over D.C. with dedicated stops for the city’s metro, bus and streetcar services, as well as commuter rail for travelers to and from the surrounding areas. Additionally, with a full blown shopping mall on the premises, Union Station is also among the most popular shopping destinations in the nation's capital.

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