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Cumberland-Pittsburgh Train Timetable
There is one daily train from Cumberland to Pittsburgh. Traveling by train from Cumberland to Pittsburgh usually takes around 6 hours and 4 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Capitol Limited train can make the trip in 4 hours and 24 minutes.
|Distance||85 mi (137 km)|
|Fastest train||4h 24m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Capitol Limited|
What is the price of a train ticket from Cumberland to Pittsburgh?
In the last month, €20.62 was the average price of a train ticket from Cumberland, MD to Pittsburgh, PA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 12 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €4.95 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Cumberland to Pittsburgh by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for November. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €21 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Cumberland to Pittsburgh in February, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €38 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 12 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Pittsburgh from Cumberland will be about €4.95 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Cumberland to Pittsburgh?
2 train services operate from Cumberland, Maryland to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
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 1 Amtrak trains from Cumberland to Pittsburgh every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €91.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Cumberland to Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh?
How long is the train journey from Cumberland to Pittsburgh?
The distance between Cumberland and Pittsburgh is approximately 85 miles, or 137 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 4 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 24 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 Pittsburgh are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Cumberland at 09:00 and arrives in Pittsburgh around 4 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Cumberland to Pittsburgh?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Pittsburgh with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Pittsburgh to Cumberland.
Where is the train station in Cumberland?
There are two stations in Cumberland where you can board the train to Pittsburgh.
Train stations in Cumberland:
12401 Willowbrook Rd SE
Where is the train station in Pittsburgh?
Pittsburgh has one train station.
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