Cologne to Potsdam train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Potsdam

Showing times and prices for Oct 04

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47

Average

47

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
03:13PMCologne6h09 09:22PMPotsdam
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471One-way

Train schedule from Cologne to Potsdam

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03:13PMCologne6h09 09:22PMPotsdam
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Fastest train times from Cologne to Potsdam

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Fastest Journey

6 h 9 m

Average

6 h 9 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

452 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Cologne for Potsdam every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
03:13PMCologne6h09 09:22PMPotsdam
0 transfers
471One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Potsdam

distanceDistance280 miles (451 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price$25 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Cologne to Potsdam cover the 280 miles (451 km) long route taking on average 5 h 49 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $25 (€24), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $25 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Potsdam Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Potsdam trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Cologne to Potsdam from $25 (€24) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Potsdam from Cologne. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Cologne to Potsdam train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 33 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Potsdam

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Potsdam easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Potsdam.
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Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Cologne and Potsdam for the next 7 days starting from $25 (€24)  one way.
The train price to Potsdam from Cologne is on average $25 (€24)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The distance to Potsdam from Cologne by train is approximately 280 miles (451 km).
The train time from Cologne to Potsdam is on average 5 h 49 min  for the 280 miles (451 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Cologne to Potsdam by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train from Cologne to Potsdam, you can choose to depart from train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Your route can end in train stations such as Potsdam Hbf, Potsdam Medienstadt Babelsberg and Potsdam Griebnitzsee.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Potsdam Hbf.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Potsdam most often arrive at Potsdam Hbf and need to travel around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from this train station to the city center.

For the best Cologne to Potsdam train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Potsdam from Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Potsdam is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Cologne to Potsdam at 9: 13 AM. The last train from Cologne to Potsdam that you can take departs at 9: 49 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne to Potsdam schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from Cologne to Potsdam is on average $25 (€24) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Cologne and Potsdam available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Potsdam
Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your trip to Potsdam.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Köln Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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