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Train Information between Vienna and Potsdam

distanceDistance323 miles (521 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 32 min
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from Vienna to Potsdam cover the 323 miles (521 km) long trip taking on average 10 h 32 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Potsdam Hbf.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Vienna and Potsdam?

Travel between Vienna, Austria and Potsdam, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Austria?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Vienna?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Potsdam, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/16/21. 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.

Are there restrictions on returning to Austria from Germany by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Potsdam to Vienna is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Austria from Germany?

Reentry to Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Potsdam?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/13/21. 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.

How many miles is it from Vienna to Potsdam by train?
The Vienna to Potsdam train distance is approximately 323 miles (521 km).
What is the Vienna to Potsdam train travel time?
The train time between Vienna and Potsdam is on average 10 h 32 min  for the 323 miles (521 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Potsdam from Vienna by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Vienna to Potsdam depart from? Which Potsdam train station do I come into from Vienna?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Wien Westbahnhof   to Potsdam Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in Vienna located? Where is the arrival train station in Potsdam located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Potsdam Hbf, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

How many trains are there from Vienna to Potsdam a day?
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Vienna to Potsdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Vienna to Potsdam? When is the last train from Vienna to Potsdam?
You can take the earliest train from Vienna to Potsdam at 9: 10 AM   or take the last train from Vienna to Potsdam leaving at 6: 15 PM. Look for the latest Vienna to Potsdam train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Potsdam
The major railway station for departures from Vienna is Wien Westbahnhof. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Wien Westbahnhof for your journey to Potsdam from Vienna.