Potsdam to Cologne train

Cheap train tickets from Potsdam to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Jan 31

Cheapest

69

Average

78

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.

Deutsche Bahn
03:31PMPotsdam6h15 09:46PMCologne
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691One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:25PMPotsdam5h09 11:34PMCologne
0 transfers
871One-way

Train schedule from Potsdam to Cologne

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Deutsche Bahn
03:31PMPotsdam6h15 09:46PMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
06:25PMPotsdam5h09 11:34PMCologne
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Fastest train times from Potsdam to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Jan 31

Fastest Journey

5 h 9 m

Average

5 h 42 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

452 km

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.

Deutsche Bahn
06:25PMPotsdam5h09 11:34PMCologne
0 transfers
871One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:31PMPotsdam6h15 09:46PMCologne
0 transfers
691One-way

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Overview: Train from Potsdam to Cologne

distanceDistance280 miles (451 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$55 (€48)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Potsdam to Cologne trains

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 3 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Potsdam to Cologne

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Cologne 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 Potsdam to Cologne.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Potsdam to Cologne to cost as little as $21 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $55 (€48)  for a train ticket to Cologne from Potsdam.
The train distance from Potsdam to Cologne is around 280 miles (451 km).
On average the Potsdam to Cologne train travel time is 6 h 8 min  for the 280 miles (451 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

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.

Take the Potsdam to Cologne train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Cologne from Potsdam as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Potsdam to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Potsdam to Cologne at 4: 55 AM. The last train from Potsdam to Cologne that you can take departs at 4: 55 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Potsdam to Cologne schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
The price of a one way train ticket from Potsdam to Cologne is on average $55 (€48) 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 Potsdam and Cologne available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this connection

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Cologne
Potsdam Hbf is the most popular Potsdam 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 Potsdam for your trip to Cologne.
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