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Cumberland-Harpers Ferry Train Timetable

Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Cumberland to Harpers Ferry. Traveling by train from Cumberland to Harpers Ferry usually takes around 2 hours and 21 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Capitol Limited train can make the trip in one hour and 59 minutes.

Distance59 mi (95 km)
Fastest train1h 59m
Lowest price€12.72
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Capitol Limited
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Cumberland to Harpers Ferry?

2 train services operate from Cumberland, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak18h 0m€72.63
Amtrak Capitol Limited12h 0m€13.67
  • 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 1 Amtrak trains from Cumberland to Harpers Ferry every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €70.


Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Cumberland to Harpers Ferry 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 Harpers Ferry?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Cumberland to Harpers Ferry. 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 Harpers Ferry?

The distance between Cumberland and Harpers Ferry is approximately 59 miles, or 95 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 21 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 59 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Cumberland to Harpers Ferry are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Harpers Ferry about an hour later.

Is there a direct train from Cumberland to Harpers Ferry?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Harpers Ferry 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 Harpers Ferry to Cumberland.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Cumberland?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Cumberland where you can board the train to Harpers Ferry.

Train stations in Cumberland:

  • 12401 Willowbrook Rd SE

Where is the train station in Harpers Ferry?

Arrival stations

Harpers Ferry has one train station.

Need a return trip from Harpers Ferry to Cumberland?

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