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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Alderson to Clifton Forge. Traveling by train from Alderson to Clifton Forge usually takes around one hour and 42 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance45 mi (73 km)
Fastest train1h 42m
Lowest price€12.69
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Cardinal
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Alderson to Clifton Forge?

Amtrak Cardinal is the one and only train line which connects Alderson, West Virginia to Clifton Forge, Virginia. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Cardinal11h 42m€12.69
  • Amtrak Cardinal

    Amtrak Cardinal

    The Amtrak Cardinal is a long distance passenger rail service from New York to Chicago, connecting a total of 31 cities. As one of Amtrak's most scenic train routes, the Cardinal is a popular train line connecting the Northeast to the Southeast, and offers top-notch comfort thanks to its seats with extra legroom, free WiFi, power outlets, and snacks available for purchase in the Cardinal Café. There are usually 1 Cardinal trips from Alderson to Clifton Forge per day, with an average trip length of 1 hours and 42 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Alderson to Clifton Forge 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.

How long is the train journey from Alderson to Clifton Forge?

The distance between Alderson and Clifton Forge is approximately 45 miles, or 73 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 42 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 Alderson to Clifton Forge are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Saturday 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 Alderson at 11:00 and arrives in Clifton Forge about an hour later.

Is there a direct train from Alderson to Clifton Forge?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Clifton Forge 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 Clifton Forge to Alderson.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Alderson?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Alderson.

Where is the train station in Clifton Forge?

Arrival stations

Clifton Forge has one train station.

Need a return trip from Clifton Forge to Alderson?

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