Amtrak Capitol Limited Schedule
Amtrak Capitol Limited Schedule

2023 Amtrak Capitol Limited Schedule & More

Capitol Limited Map
Capitol Limited Map

This page gives you a quick look at Amtrak’s Capitol Limited Schedule. If you are looking for a printable timetable, there is one at the bottom. You can click on each station to see what amenities they offer.

This page displays best on mobile devices if you hold your phone horizontally. These are also guides, and Amtrak can change times at any time.

Amtrak Service Alerts and Notices

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Accommodations Offerings for the Capitol Limited

Coach Seating

Coach seating – features comfortable reclining seats with ample legroom and a fold-down tray, individual reading lights, and 120v electric outlets.

Superliner Bedroom
The hallway for Amtrak Superliner Bedrooms

Sleeper Car (Rooms)

  • All rooms include:
    • Fresh linens and towels
    • Meals
    • Lounge access in Chicago and Washington DC
    • Dedicated car attendant
    • 120v electric outlet
    • Use of a shower

Family Bedroom – These rooms provide seating and berths for two adults and two smaller kids. They also offer access to a shower.

Bedroom – these rooms give you twice the space of a Roomette with seating by day, upper and lower berths by night, and an in-room restroom and shower.

Roomette – these accommodations offer passengers seating by day that turns into upper and lower berths at night. Additionally, you have access to a shower in your car.

Accessible Room – these rooms offer accommodations for passengers with a disability; accessible Bedrooms are located on the lower level of the train and provide ample space for a wheelchair, with a sofa for two by day and upper and lower berth for the night.

Bikes, pets, and luggage

Bicycle – Space is available for standard, full-size bicycles (up to 50 lbs, 70 inches x 41 inches x 8.5 inches). Amtrak stores bikes in designated bike racks/areas inside Coach passenger cars or the baggage car (if available).

Pet – Amtrak allows dogs and cats up to 20 pounds (combined weight of pet and carrier) for trips up to seven hours.

Checked Baggage – Two bags up to 50 lbs. and 75 linear inches are allowed per person for free. Charges
apply for additional and oversized luggage. Not all locations can handle checked baggage. Click the station links below to see if they offer checked baggage service.

Wheelchair Ramp – is available to assist passengers in boarding and detraining with a wheeled mobility device.

Food offerings on the Capitol Limited

Cafe – is found on the lower level of the Sightseer Lounge, featuring various meals, snacks, and beverages for sale, and it is available for all customers from early morning until late at night.

Flex Dining – is complimentary dining for customers in their rooms or the Sleeper Lounge/Cafe car. Flex dining is warmed prepared meals with complimentary beverages, with the first adult dinner drink on Amtrak.

2023 Amtrak Capitol Limited Schedule

Train 29
Communities ServedTrain 30
Read DownDaily TrainMilesRead up
4:05pWashington, DC
Union Station (WAS) (ET)
4:29pRockville, MD (RKV)16D 12:16p
5:16pHarpers Ferry, WV (HFY)
(Frederick, MD)
5:45pMartinsburg, WV (MRB)
(Hagerstown, MD)
7:17p | 7:24pCumberland, MD
Amtrak Station (CUM)
1469:20a | 9:32a
9:47pConnellsville, PA (COV)2396:59a
11:48p | 11:59pPittsburgh, PA
Union Station (PGH) *
2995:05a | 5:20a
1:39aAlliance, OH (ALC)3833:05 am
2:53a | 2:59aCleveland, OH (CLE)4391:45a | 1:54a
3:29aElyria, OH (ELY) (Lorain)4641:15a
4:02aSandusky, OH (SKY)49912:40a
5:08a | 5:22aToledo, OH (TOL) *54611:39p | 11:49p
6:36aWaterloo, IN (WTI) (Ft Wayne)62410:23p
7:29aElkhart, IN (EKH)6799:29p
7:51aSouth Bend, IN (SOB)6969:09p
8:45aChicago, IL – Union Station (CHI)7806:40p
This schedule is a guide; check with Amtrak for current times. ‘

Printable 2023 Amtrak Capitol Limited Schedule

Capitol Limited Schedule Abbreviations

R = Receive passengers only; this means you can board the train, but you cannot buy a ticket on this train to this station.

D = Depart only; you can buy a ticket to this station but not from this station. The train may leave early from this stop.

* = Stations with Amtrak Connecting Services.

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