The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Potsdam to Cologne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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5 h 9 m
5 h 42 m
Trains per day
Of the 2 trains that leave Potsdam for Cologne every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||280 miles (451 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 8 min|
|Average train ticket price||$55 (€48)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Potsdam to Cologne cover the 280 miles (451 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 8 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $55 (€48), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Potsdam Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you to Cologne from Potsdam from $21 (€18). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
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 from Potsdam to 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.
Deutsche Bahn from Potsdam to Cologne train information:
When departing from Potsdam, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Potsdam Hbf, Potsdam Medienstadt Babelsberg and Potsdam Griebnitzsee. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your journey in train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.
Omio customers book a train from Potsdam Hbf to Köln Hbf most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Potsdam Hbf, is located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city center of Potsdam.
The most popular arrival train station, Köln Hbf, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city center of Cologne.
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