Essen to Potsdam train

Cheap train tickets from Essen to Potsdam

Showing times and prices for Nov 30

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The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Essen to Potsdam is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
06:19AMEssen Hbf4h33 10:52AMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
06:19AMEssen Hbf4h33 10:52AMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
07:23AMEssen Hbf4h13 11:36AMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
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Flixtrain
07:44AMEssen Central Station (flixtrain)4h48 12:32PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:23AMEssen Hbf4h29 12:52PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
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Train schedule from Essen to Potsdam

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, November 30
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
06:19AMEssen Hbf4h33 10:52AMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
06:19AMEssen Hbf4h33 10:52AMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
07:23AMEssen Hbf4h13 11:36AMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
Flixtrain
07:44AMEssen Central Station (flixtrain)4h48 12:32PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:23AMEssen Hbf4h29 12:52PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:23AMEssen Hbf4h29 12:52PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
09:23AMEssen Hbf4h13 01:36PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
10:24AMEssen Hbf4h28 02:52PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
10:24AMEssen Hbf4h28 02:52PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
11:23AMEssen Hbf4h13 03:36PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
12:23PMEssen Hbf4h22 04:45PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
01:23PMEssen Hbf4h13 05:36PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
02:23PMEssen Hbf4h29 06:52PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
02:23PMEssen Hbf4h29 06:52PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
03:23PMEssen Hbf4h19 07:42PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
03:23PMEssen Hbf4h29 07:52PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
03:35PMEssen Hbf5h58 09:33PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
04:23PMEssen Hbf4h29 08:52PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
05:23PMEssen Hbf4h19 09:42PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
05:37PMEssen Hbf5h05 10:42PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
05:37PMEssen Hbf5h05 10:42PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
06:23PMEssen Hbf4h39 11:02PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
06:23PMEssen Hbf4h39 11:02PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
07:22PMEssen Hbf4h20 11:42PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
07:22PMEssen Hbf4h20 11:42PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:23PMEssen Hbf4h39 01:02AMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:23PMEssen Hbf4h39 01:02AMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Essen to Potsdam

Showing times and prices for Nov 30

Fastest Journey

4 h 13 m

Average

4 h 33 m

Trains per day

27

Distance

428 km

Of the 27 trains that leave Essen 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 Intercity-Express
07:23AMEssen Hbf4h13 11:36AMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
09:23AMEssen Hbf4h13 01:36PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
11:23AMEssen Hbf4h13 03:36PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
01:23PMEssen Hbf4h13 05:36PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
03:23PMEssen Hbf4h19 07:42PMS Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
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Overview: Train from Essen to Potsdam

distanceDistance265 miles (427 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price$42 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Flixtrain

Trains from Essen to Potsdam cover the 265 miles (427 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 37 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Flixtrain. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $20 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $42 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Potsdam Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Potsdam trains

For as little as $20 (€18) you can travel by train between Essen and Potsdam with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this 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 Essen. 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.

Essen to Potsdam train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 34 min
  • Average Price: $20
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Essen 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 Essen to Potsdam.
FAQs
Train tickets from Essen to Potsdam for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $20 (€18)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Essen to Potsdam train price to come in at an average of $42 (€38)  one way.
You should expect to travel around 265 miles (427 km)  to Potsdam from Essen by train.
While the time it takes to travel 265 miles (427 km) to Potsdam from Essen can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Essen to Potsdam train journey time is on average 5 h 37 min.

When departing from Essen, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. 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 Essen Hbf   to Potsdam Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Essen Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 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 route from Essen to Potsdam you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or Flixtrain. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Essen and Potsdam on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there are 24 trains a day from Essen to Potsdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Essen to Potsdam train departs at 6: 19 AM   and the last train from Essen to Potsdam leaves at 8: 23 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Essen to Potsdam on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
You can find trains from Essen to Potsdam to cost on average $42 (€38) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Essen to Potsdam train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports in Essen and Potsdam

Essen
Potsdam
Essen Hbf is the most popular Essen 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 Essen for your trip to Potsdam.
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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.
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ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
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ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
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ParkingParking
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