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Overview: Train from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance246 miles (396 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$52 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main cover the 246 miles (396 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 38 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $52 (€43), but the average price of train tickets is $52 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from Potsdam Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Train companies: Train from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn

You can travel by train between Potsdam and Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $52 (€43). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best 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 from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main. 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.

Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 20 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Potsdam and Frankfurt am Main don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply


Deutsche Bahn trains from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main

Travel by train to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main.
FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main to cost as little as $52 (€43)  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train between Potsdam and Frankfurt am Main?

The train price between Potsdam and Frankfurt am Main is on average $52 (€43)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

What is the distance from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main by train?

You should expect to travel around 246 miles (396 km)  to Frankfurt am Main from Potsdam by train.

How long is the train ride to Frankfurt am Main from Potsdam?

The Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main train duration is on average 6 h 38 min, which is to be expected when traveling 246 miles (396 km) to Frankfurt am Main from Potsdam. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When traveling by train from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main, which train station in Potsdam do I depart from and which train station in Frankfurt am Main do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Potsdam, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Potsdam Hbf, Potsdam Medienstadt Babelsberg and Potsdam Griebnitzsee. When you arrive in Frankfurt am Main, your train can arrive in train stations including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Potsdam Hbf   to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Where is the train station in Potsdam to go to Frankfurt am Main? Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Potsdam Hbf and need to travel around 0.5 miles (818 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Frankfurt am Main most often arrive at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and need to travel around 6.7 miles (10.8 km) from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main?

For the best Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Potsdam and Frankfurt am Main to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many train services are there to Frankfurt am Main from Potsdam a day?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main? When is the last train from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main?

The earliest train departing from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 8: 08 PM. The last train departing from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 11: 48 PM. You can find the latest Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

When should I book the Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main train for the best deals on tickets?

You can find trains from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main to cost on average $52 (€43) 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Potsdam
Frankfurt am Main
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 Frankfurt am Main.