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Overview: Train from Potsdam to Hamburg

distanceDistance150 miles (242 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency44 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 44 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Potsdam to Hamburg cover the 150 miles (242 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 26 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 44 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $34 (€28), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $29 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Potsdam Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Potsdam to Hamburg trains

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you to Hamburg from Potsdam from $29 (€24). 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 Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Potsdam to Hamburg train.

Deutsche Bahn from Potsdam to Hamburg train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 29 min
  • Average Price: $29
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 27 a day

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from Potsdam to Hamburg and when traveling by train:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Potsdam to Hamburg

Travel by train to Hamburg 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 Hamburg.

How much are cheap trains from Potsdam to Hamburg?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Potsdam to Hamburg to cost as little as $29 (€24)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train from Potsdam to Hamburg?

The Potsdam to Hamburg train ticket price is on average $34 (€28)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

How far is Hamburg from Potsdam by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Potsdam to Hamburg by train to be approximately 150 miles (242 km).

What is the Potsdam to Hamburg train travel time?

The train time from Potsdam to Hamburg is on average 2 h 26 min  for the 150 miles (242 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Hamburg from Potsdam by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Potsdam and arrival train station in Hamburg?

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

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

Where do I find the Potsdam train station to Hamburg? Where is the Hamburg train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Potsdam Hbf, located approximately 0.5 miles (818 m) from the city center of Potsdam. The most popular arrival train station in Hamburg, called Hamburg Hbf, is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from its city center.

What train companies offer a service to Hamburg from Potsdam?

For the best Potsdam to Hamburg 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 from Potsdam to Hamburg to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many train services are there to Hamburg from Potsdam a day?

On average, there are 44 trains a day from Potsdam to Hamburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Potsdam to Hamburg? When can I take the last train for the day?

You can take the earliest train from Potsdam to Hamburg at 6: 55 AM   or take the last train from Potsdam to Hamburg leaving at 6: 55 AM. Look for the latest Potsdam to Hamburg train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

When should I purchase the Potsdam to Hamburg train for the best deals on tickets?

You can find trains to Hamburg from Potsdam to cost on average $34 (€28) 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 Potsdam to Hamburg train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 Hamburg.