Dresden to Potsdam train

Cheap train tickets from Dresden to Potsdam

Showing times and prices for May 23

Cheapest

15

Average

25

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
04:54AMDresden2h21 07:15AMPotsdam
0 transfers
151One-way
Deutsche Bahn
12:55PMDresden2h20 03:15PMPotsdam
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201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:55PMDresden2h41 06:36PMPotsdam
0 transfers
281One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:19PMDresden2h54 06:13PMPotsdam
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311One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:19AMDresden2h52 08:11AMPotsdam
0 transfers
311One-way

Train schedule from Dresden to Potsdam

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, May 23
Deutsche Bahn
04:54AMDresden2h21 07:15AMPotsdam
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Deutsche Bahn
05:19AMDresden2h52 08:11AMPotsdam
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Deutsche Bahn
12:55PMDresden2h20 03:15PMPotsdam
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Deutsche Bahn
03:19PMDresden2h54 06:13PMPotsdam
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Deutsche Bahn
03:55PMDresden2h41 06:36PMPotsdam
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Fastest train times from Dresden to Potsdam

Showing times and prices for May 23

Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

2 h 37 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

157 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Dresden for Potsdam every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
12:55PMDresden2h20 03:15PMPotsdam
0 transfers
201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:54AMDresden2h21 07:15AMPotsdam
0 transfers
151One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:55PMDresden2h41 06:36PMPotsdam
0 transfers
281One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:19AMDresden2h52 08:11AMPotsdam
0 transfers
311One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:19PMDresden2h54 06:13PMPotsdam
0 transfers
311One-way

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Overview: Train from Dresden to Potsdam

distanceDistance97 miles (156 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price$31 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Dresden to Potsdam cover the 97 miles (156 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 52 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $31 (€27), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $25 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Potsdam Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Dresden to Potsdam trains

Travel from Dresden to Potsdam from $25 (€22) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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 Dresden. 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.

Dresden to Potsdam train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 37 min
  • Average Price: $25
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 7 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Dresden to Potsdam

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 Dresden to Potsdam.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Dresden and Potsdam for as low as $25 (€22)  for the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Dresden to Potsdam train to cost on average $31 (€27)  one way.
The distance from Dresden to Potsdam by train is approximately 97 miles (156 km).
While the time it takes to travel 97 miles (156 km) to Potsdam from Dresden can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Dresden to Potsdam train journey time is on average 2 h 52 min.

When departing from Dresden, you have various train station options to start your route from including Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt. When arriving in Potsdam, you can end your journey in train stations like Potsdam Hbf, Potsdam Medienstadt Babelsberg and Potsdam Griebnitzsee.

Omio customers book a train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof   to Potsdam Hbf   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Dresden Hauptbahnhof, located approximately 1.9 miles (3 km) from the city center of Dresden. The most popular arrival train station in Potsdam, called Potsdam Hbf, is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from its city center.

For the best Dresden to Potsdam train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Dresden to Potsdam to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Dresden for Potsdam is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Dresden to Potsdam at 4: 54 AM   or take the last train from Dresden to Potsdam leaving at 9: 27 PM. Look for the latest Dresden to Potsdam train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
If you purchase a train ticket from Dresden to Potsdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $31 (€27) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Potsdam from Dresden are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dresden
Potsdam
Dresden Hauptbahnhof is the most popular Dresden 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 Dresden for your trip to Potsdam.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 3514611055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Dresden Hauptbahnhof
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3
Tram lines: 3, 7, 8, 10
Bus lines: 66, 261, 333, 360, 424
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, RE, RB

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