The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Vienna to Potsdam is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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10 h 19 m
10 h 19 m
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Of the 2 trains that leave Vienna for Potsdam every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||323 miles (521 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 54 min|
|Average train ticket price||$95 (€83)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Nightjet or ÖBB | Railjet|
Trains from Vienna to Potsdam cover the 323 miles (521 km) long route taking on average 8 h 54 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Nightjet or ÖBB | Railjet. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $95 (€83), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $78 (€68). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Potsdam Hbf.
Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet trains will get you between Vienna and Potsdam from $78 (€68). 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 Vienna to Potsdam. 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.
One of the best ways to travel to Potsdam from Vienna is by taking a train with ÖBB Nightjet. Omio helps you find the ideal ÖBB Nightjet train between Vienna and Potsdam by showing you ÖBB Nightjet current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Vienna to Potsdam journey. You can expect to travel 323 miles (521 km) from Vienna to Potsdam on a train with ÖBB Nightjet. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Potsdam from Vienna, you can check straight away if the ÖBB Nightjet ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your ÖBB Nightjet train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Vienna to Potsdam!
Vienna to Potsdam train information with ÖBB Nightjet:
Travel between Vienna, Austria and Potsdam, Germany by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 3/22/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Potsdam from Vienna as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Potsdam to Vienna is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Austria is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/8/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Vienna from Potsdam here.
When departing from Vienna, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Wien Westbahnhof, Wien Franz-Josefs-Bahnhof and Wien Hauptbahnhof. When arriving in Potsdam, you can end your journey in train stations like Potsdam Hbf, Potsdam Medienstadt Babelsberg and Golm.
Omio customers book a train from Wien Westbahnhof to Potsdam Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and travel around 4.4 miles (7.1 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Potsdam Hbf and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the train station to the city center in Potsdam.
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