Trains Berlin to Potsdam: Times, Prices and Tickets

Berlin to Potsdam by train

The journey from Berlin to Potsdam by train is 16.93 mi and takes 0 hr 39 min. There are 15 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:07 AM and the last at 11:59 PM. It is possible to travel from Berlin to Potsdam by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration0 hr 39 min
Connection per Day15
First Departure12:07 AM
Last Departure11:59 PM
Distance16.93 mi
DepartureBerlin
ArrivalPotsdam
CarriersDB - Regionalbahn, Ostdeutsche Eisenbahn

Berlin to Potsdam Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, Mar 2, 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Berlin to Potsdam?

The prices for train tickets from Berlin to Potsdam vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Berlin to Potsdam will cost . The average train ticket price is approximately . For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, a train ticket from Berlin to Potsdam will cost you . If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long is the journey from Berlin to Potsdam by train?

The journey between Berlin and Potsdam by train is approximately 16.93 mi. It will take you more or less 0 hr 39 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. In order to get from Berlin to Potsdam faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Berlin and Potsdam will complete the journey in 0 hr 28 min. On average, it will take you about 0 hr 39 min to travel the 16.93 mi between Berlin and Potsdam.

Which stations can I use to travel from Berlin to Potsdam?

In Berlin, departure stations include . When you arrive in Potsdam, you may be able to disembark at stations such as . Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do departures from Berlin leave for Potsdam?

The route from Berlin to Potsdam is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Berlin 15 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Berlin to Potsdam, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 8 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 7 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Berlin to Potsdam. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Potsdam
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Berlin to Potsdam.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Berlin to Potsdam, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Berlin to Potsdam.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $2.93 to $4.66 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 37% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Berlin to Potsdam

The cheapest Berlin - Potsdam train tickets can be found for as low as $2.98 if you’re lucky, or $3.52 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $3.85.

Find the best day to travel to Potsdam by train

When travelling to Potsdam by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Regionalbahn is a type of train service in Germany that operates on regional routes, connecting smaller towns and cities with larger ones. These trains are usually slower than intercity trains, but they make more stops and are more affordable. Regionalbahn trains are operated by various companies, including Deutsche Bahn, and they offer single and multiple-day tickets. The trains are often used by commuters and tourists who want to explore the countryside and smaller towns.

Services on board DB - Regionalbahn, Ostdeutsche Eisenbahn and DB - Regional Express from Berlin to Potsdam
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Berlin to Potsdam CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
1.91kg
Bus
2.04kg
Flight
5.45kg
Car
4.36kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Berlin to Potsdam by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Berlin and Potsdam are 1.91kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Berlin and Potsdam? By taking the train between Berlin and Potsdam you will save 3.54kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.13kg compared to a bus and 2.45kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Berlin and Potsdam by train?
Berlin to Potsdam is 16.93 mi.
How long does the train between Berlin and Potsdam take?
Berlin to Potsdam is on average 0 hr 39 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 28 min.
Which companies operate from Berlin to Potsdam?
The train journey from Berlin to Potsdam is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: DB - Regionalbahn, Ostdeutsche Eisenbahn and DB - Regional Express.
How many train connections per day go from Berlin to Potsdam?
Berlin to Potsdam has 15 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Berlin to Potsdam leave?
The earliest train from Berlin to Potsdam departs at 12:07 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Berlin to Potsdam depart?
The latest train from Berlin to Potsdam departs at 11:59 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
From which stations can I leave from Berlin to Potsdam?
There are 10 station(s) that you can depart from Berlin to go to Potsdam. You can go from Berlin ZOB, Berlin Ostbahnhof, Berlin Potsdamer Platz (S), Berlin Hbf, Berlin Alexanderplatz, Berlin Ostkreuz, Berlin Tegel Airport, Spandau, Berlin Friedrichstraße and Berlin Zoologischer Garten and you can arrive at Potsdam Charlottenhof, Potsdam ZOB am Hauptbahnhof, Potsdam Pirschheide and Michendorf.
How many direct connections depart from Berlin to Potsdam?
There are on average 8 direct connection(s) from Berlin to go to Potsdam.
What's the fastest journey time between Berlin to Potsdam by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Berlin and Potsdam is 0 hr 28 min.
Is there a direct train from Berlin to Potsdam?
Yes, there is a direct train between Berlin and Potsdam.
What are the CO2 emissions for Berlin to Potsdam by train?
The train journey from Berlin to Potsdam creates 1.91kg of CO2 emissions.

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