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Cumberland - Pittsburgh Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

On most days, there is one scheduled train that travels from Cumberland to Pittsburgh. The train trip from Cumberland to Pittsburgh is usually about 7 hours and 21 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Capitol Limited train can get you there in as little as 4 hours and 24 minutes.

Distance85 mi (137 km)
Fastest train4h 24m
Lowest price$41.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Capitol Limited
Train lines2

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

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Cumberland to Pittsburgh was $41.00. Compared to most train fares, this is an excellent price. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 4 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $6.00 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

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Ticket prices for the train from Cumberland to Pittsburgh often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in March when the average ticket price is only $63. If you're thinking of traveling from Cumberland to Pittsburgh during November, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $96 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in November, is to book your trip well in advance.

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If you're looking to save on your train trip from Cumberland to Pittsburgh, book online with Wanderu at least 4 days in advance. That way, you’ll save $6.00 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Cumberland to Pittsburgh?

2 train services operate from Cumberland to Pittsburgh. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak114h 34m$191.13
Amtrak Capitol Limited14h 24m$47.21
  • 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 $159.

  • Passing through seven states, 16 cities, and various National Parks, Amtrak Capitol Limited connects Washington D.C. and Chicago, on 750 miles of railroad. Taking over 17 hours for a complete trip, these trains offer various overnight accommodations and feature panoramic observation cars where passengers can enjoy exceptional scenery. The trains include various options for food; however, WiFi connectivity is not available onboard due to the rural nature of the route.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Cumberland and Pittsburgh is approximately 85 miles, or 137 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 21 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.

Trains departing from Cumberland to Pittsburgh tend to have the most passengers on Monday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Monday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Tuesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Cumberland at 9:00am and arrives in Pittsburgh around 4 hours later.

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.

City Information

Pittsburgh

Once the epitome of American industrial power, Pittsburgh has recently seen new waves of changes that turn it into a vibrant destination for visitors, especially for families. When in Pittsburgh, don’t miss out on the chance to hop on the Duquesne Incline and get to the top of Mount Washington. You will be rewarded with a panoramic view of where the three rivers collide, which offers plenty of excellent photogenic angles. Culturally-inclined travelers will find the Senator John Heinz History Center the perfect place to spend a day in. It does not just offer exhibitions on the city’s history but also on its baseball and football legacies, as well as Heinz products. Whether you are a sports fan or not, it is worthwhile to check out the Heinz Field, which provides a unique waterfront view.

Pittsburgh’s staple is pierogies, and some of the highest-rated eateries that include the dish on their menu are Pierogies Plus and Penn Brewery. These establishments serve other Eastern European dishes for your enjoyment as well. For traditional American eats, Eleven has an excellent selection.

Jefferson Lines, Greyhound, and Fullington Trailways all provide intercity transit service to Pittsburgh, and visitors can catch their buses at the Grant Street Transportation Center. You can also catch Amtrak trains at the nearby Pittsburgh Union Station. The main airport of the city is the Pittsburgh International Airport, which is located 10 miles west of Downtown. Another alternative is the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport, 44 miles east of the city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Cumberland?

Main departure station: 201 East Harrison St

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

All train stations in Cumberland:

  • 201 East Harrison St

  • 12401 Willowbrook Rd SE

Where is the train station in Pittsburgh?

1100 Liberty Ave  - PGHAMT-0

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Main arrival station: 1100 Liberty Ave

Pittsburgh’s Union Station on Liberty Ave is a historic building that opened in 1903. Enter the station through enormous outdoor arches and pass beneath the spectacular rotunda dome with a central skylight. Once inside, you can catch the Capitol Limited train on its daily service from Chicago to DC or hop aboard the Pennsylvanian as it begins the journey to New York. Located in Pittsburgh’s Golden Triangle, the station offers easy access to the nearby bus terminal, parking, restaurants, and the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

All train stations in Pittsburgh:

  • 1100 Liberty Ave

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