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Cumberland - Pittsburgh Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Cumberland to Pittsburgh. Traveling by train from Cumberland to Pittsburgh usually takes around 7 hours and 58 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Capitol Limited train can make the trip in 4 hours and 24 minutes.

Distance85 mi (137 km)
Fastest train4h 24m
Lowest price$25.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Capitol Limited
Train lines2

Price trends for trains from Cumberland to Pittsburgh

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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.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak114h 34m$117.55
Amtrak Capitol Limited14h 24m$27.92
  • Amtrak

    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 Pittsburgh every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $113.

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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?

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.

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 7 hours and 58 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 9:00am 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.

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?

Departure stations

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?

Arrival stations

Pittsburgh has one train station.

Need a return trip from Pittsburgh to Cumberland?

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