The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last train of the day.
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11 h 38 m
12 h 50 m
Trains per day
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||10 h 5 min|
|Average train ticket price||$73 (€66)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | Railjet|
Trains from Vienna to Potsdam cover the 323 miles (521 km) long trip taking on average 10 h 5 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | Railjet. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $73 (€66), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $35 (€31). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Potsdam Hbf.
Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Vienna and Potsdam from $35 (€31) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient 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.
Travel between Vienna, Austria and Potsdam, Germany by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 6/24/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Vienna and Potsdam before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Potsdam to Vienna is: Fully open
Reentry to Austria is allowed for: Entry is fully open 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 6/20/22. 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 traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arriving in Potsdam Hbf.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and travel around 4.2 miles (6.7 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Potsdam Hbf and need to travel approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the train station to the city center in Potsdam.
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