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Bob from New Market Tn on 4/9/2019 6:56:11 AM:
If you are unsupported is there a way to get back to Pittsburgh from D.C. with your bike?

Warren from North Carolina on 4/9/2019 8:35:30 AM:
Amtrak may be the least expensive way back to Pittsburgh ($53 + $20 for the bike). It is best to make a reservation ahead of time. The space for bicycles fills up pretty quick this time of year.

Ana from North Carolina on 4/9/2019 9:08:54 AM:
Also check out the Amtrak website to see the dimensions of bikes they accept (eg, if you have a fat tire bike, non-standard size bike, or trailer). I believe DC to Pittsburgh has "roll on" service so you don't need to disassemble.

Rivnuts on 4/9/2019 9:35:46 AM:
Yes. Amtrak leaves DC around 4:00 PM and arrives in Pgh around midnight. There is roll-on service as well for your bike. You will need both a passenger reservation as well as an add-on reservation for your bike. Bike reservations are limited, so you need to insure there is bike space before making your personal reservation. Go to the Amtrak web reservation page for pricing and more info. I've done it a few times and other than arriving in Pgh at midnight, it normally works fine, I.e. No train delays.