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How much are train tickets from Cumberland to Chicago?

Lowest Price$66.00
Fastest Train14h 21m
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Cumberland, MD to Chicago, IL
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
July 6, 2019Visiting family
Only way to get close to my destination in west Virginia.
Amtrak staff need to be more diligent about enforcing quiet hours. Belligerent couple behind me was so loud at 2am that it was very difficult to sleep.
Earplugs, neck pillow, eye cover, and a blanket. Always too cold. My seat also had a broken light dimmer above it so it stayed bring through the night. Also train workers and cafe car attendants are often rude. I guess it’s probably because they realize people have lite...More

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Cumberland to Chicago right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Cumberland to Chicago?

In the last month, $66.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Cumberland, MD to Chicago, IL. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 15 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $17.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Cumberland to Chicago?

The distance between Cumberland and Chicago is approximately 489 miles, or 786 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 14 hours and 21 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 Chicago are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Tuesday 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 7:00pm and arrives in Chicago around 14 hours later.

How many trains per day run from Cumberland to Chicago?

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

What train services are there from Cumberland to Chicago?

Amtrak Capitol Limited is the one and only train line which connects Cumberland, Maryland to Chicago, Illinois. 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 Capitol Limited114h 21m$70.25

Where is the train station in Cumberland?

There is one train station in Cumberland:

  • 201 East Harrison St

Where is the train station in Chicago?

Chicago has one train station:

  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

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