Outfitters and Shuttle Services
Outfitters and Shuttle Services
Some people can arrange their own transportation to and
from the trailheads or around trail gaps. Others may prefer to pay someone to
drive their groups. When the cost is shared among the members of the group, it
may be quite reasonable. Similarly, some people will prefer to make their own
hotel reservations, and others may prefer to have that done by someone more
experienced. Some of these outfitters will arrange fully-outfitted trips as well
as shuttles. We are not personally familiar with most of these services. We
present this information for your convenience; it is not a review or
For current, more detailed information see the
Allegheny Trail Alliance
Page last updated Saturday, April 21, 2012 -- Major update from 2007 information to April 2012
To recieve information about updates when the occur
Bicycle tours on the C&O and the GAP, as well as nationally
Allegany Limousine, Cumberland, MD 1-301-729-5595
Shuttles for all points between Washington DC and Pittsburgh PA. Needs 14 days notice.
Allegheny Recumbent Tours, Confluence, PA 1-814-395-9380
Rental of recumbent bicycles and tricycles in Confluence, PA. Special trips by prior arrangement.
Amtrak, Connellsville, PA
Train service between Washington, DC and Pittsburgh, PA and many points between. As of spring 2012 only takes bikes between Pittsburgh and Washington as checked baggage. There are discussions of adding roll-on, roll-off service for all stations.
Bike and Roll, Washington, DC 1-202-842-2453
Bike and segway rental, bike repairs in Washington and Alexandria. Also day tours around Washington.
Bike and the Like, Owings Mills, MD 1-410-960-6572
Tours on the C&O and GAP.
Bike-the-Gap.com, Pittsburgh, PA 1-412-303-0566
Planning help ($) for bike tours on the GAP. Bicycle and walking tours of Pittsburgh.
Bill's Taxi (Yellow Cab Drivers), Pittsburgh, PA 1-412-855-4484
Local taxi service in Pittsburgh area, including connection to airport, train station, Homestead, McKeesport, Boston. Call a day ahead to make arrangements for bikes
BMC Shuttle Service, Hagerstown, MD 1-301-991-7717
Shuttle service for equipment only, no people
C&O Bicycle & Bunkhouse, Hancock, MD 1-301-678-6665
Shuttles anywhere along the C&O Canal and WMRT. Needs at least 48 hours notice. Also bicycle rentals, repairs, sales, a screened-in bunkhouse and a general store.
Cumberland Trail Connection, Cumberland, MD 1-301-777-8724
Local shuttles from Cumberland. Also bike rentals, repairs and sales.
Duckys Sedan Transportation, Hagerstown, MD 1-301-331-1488
Shuttle service on the C&O with at least two hours notice. Can transport bikes.
Get Out & Go Tours, Ashburn, VA 1-571-572-2453
Package tours, some fully supported, and custom tours. Bicycle rental around Washington and for their tours.
Greyhound Bus 1-412-392-6526
Bus service to several cities along the trail. Call 800-231-2222 or e-mail email@example.com or visit web site to find their current routes and bike service.
Grouseland Tours, Clearville, PA 1-814-784-5000
Shuttles for all points between Washington and Pittsburgh. Also mountain biking trails and lessons and tours of the Pike2Bike trail (the abandoned PA Turnpike).
Kewl American Tours, Walkersville, MD 1-301-898-8628
Charter bus company. Shuttles for up to 50 people with bikes.
Majestic Transport & Shuttle Service, Baltimore, MD 1-410-258-5818
Shuttles to all points between Washington and Pittsburgh. Your vehicle transported to any point. Emergency pick up available at any point on the C&O.
Mountainside Bike Tours, Cumberland, MD 1-301-722-4887
Bike tour packages along the C&O and the GAP for groups of 2 to 20
Ohiopyle Trading Post, Ohiopyle, PA 1-724-329-1450
Pedal-Paddle packages on the Middle Yough. Also bicycle rentals in Ohiopyle.
Pittsburgh Transportation Group, Pittsburgh, PA 1-412-321-8147
Shuttle vehicles for groups up to 50.
Port Authority of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, PA 1-412-442-2000
All Pittsburgh city busses now have bike racks for two standard upright bikes. Bus routes are being redrawn in early 2012, so check the web site for current information.
Queen City Taxi, Cumberland, MD 1-301-722-2800
24 hour taxi service in Cumberland. Rates available to BWI, Dulles, Pittsburgh airports, local colleges with advance notice. Can carry bicycles with advance notice.
River & Trail Outfitters, Knoxville, MD 1-301-695-5177
Shuttles for al point between Pittsburgh and Washington. Complete SAG support. Also bike rentals are available in Brunswick.
Road Scholar (Elderhostel)
Educational tours along the C&O and GAP.
Senior Cycling, Loudoun Heights, VA 1-540-668-6307
Bike tours for seniors
Shepherdstown Pedal and Paddle, Shepherdstown, WV 1-304-876-3000
Local Shuttles in the Shepherdstown area. Also bike rental, repairs and sales.
Teahorse Hostel, Harpers Ferry, WV 1-304-535-6848
Shuttle along the C&O, Gap and Appalachian trails, and to Washington airports. Hostel with a waffle breakfast
Time Advantage Limousine Service, Hagerstown, MD 1-301-378-633
Shuttles in Western/Central MD and to the Baltimore and Washington metro areas. Can transport up to 4 people with bikes. Needs at least 1 day notice.
Venture Outdoors, Pittsburgh, PA 1-412-255-0564
Organized tours of the C&O and the GAP
West Newton Bicycle Shop, West Newton, PA 1-724-872-2185
Local shuttles and bicycle rentals, repairs and sales.
Western MD Scenic RR, Cumberland, MD 1-301-759-4400
Scenic railroad from Cumberland MD to Frostburg MD, accepts bikes on the train. No bikes on train during leaf viewing season.
Wilderness Voyageurs, Ohiopyle, PA 1-724-329-1000
Organized tours all along the GAP and C&O. Local shuttles. Also bicycle rental in Ohiopyle.
Youghiogheny Canoe Outfitters, West Newton, PA 1-724-872-7585
Local shuttles for all points between Homestead and Ohiopyle
Your Active City, Pittsburgh, PA 1-412-303-0566
Coordinate bike tours on the GAP from answering questions to full trip planning. Bicycle and walking tours of Pittsburgh.
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