Directions and Transportation

Air

If you are flying, Cumberland is almost equidistant from four major airports, Washington National (Reagan), Dulles, Baltimore, and Pittsburgh.

Train

Amtrak provides intercity service to Cumberland over the Capitol Limited rail line, which connects Washington, DC to Chicago, Illinois. The Cumberland Amtrak Station is located downtown at Queen City Drive and East Harrison Street, about 3 miles from the festival site.

Bike & Hike

Cumberland is located on or near several regional trails. The Great Allegheny Passage is a 135 mile hiking and biking trail connecting Cumberland, MD with Duquesne, PA near Pittsburgh. The C&O Canal Towpath is a 184.5 mile long hiking and biking trail along the Potomac River connecting Cumberland, MD with Washington DC. The famous Appalachian Trail is a hiking trail that runs about 70 miles east of Cumberland near Hagerstown, MD. Alternative transportation is a great way to get to DelFest! All fans arriving by bike or foot still must check-in at the main box office (directions below).

Car

Cumberland, MD is located in Allegany County 137 miles northwest of Washington DC. Below are mileage and driving times (without traffic) to many cities. Major highway arteries serving the Cumberland area include Interstate 68, U.S. Route 40, and U.S. Route 220. Please be smart and drive safely!

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City Miles Hours City Miles Hours
Baltimore 139 2.5 hrs New York City 304 5 hrs
Washington DC 137 2.5 hrs Richmond 236 4 hrs
Pittsburgh 106 2 hrs Roanoke 279 4.5 hrs
Philadelphia 239 4 hrs Cleveland 233 4 hrs
Charleston 226 3.5 hrs Cincinnati 384 6 hr