Zurich to Potsdam train

Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Potsdam

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Deutsche Bahn
06:47PMZurich16h35 11:22AMPotsdam
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641One-way

Train schedule from Zurich to Potsdam

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Fastest Journey

16 h 35 m

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16 h 35 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

646 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Zurich for Potsdam every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
06:47PMZurich16h35 11:22AMPotsdam
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641One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Potsdam

distanceDistance401 miles (646 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price$75 (€69)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Potsdam cover the 401 miles (646 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 23 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $75 (€69), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $35 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Potsdam Hbf.

Train providers: ÖBB Nightjet and Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Potsdam trains

ÖBB Nightjet and Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Zurich to Potsdam from $35 (€32). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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ÖBB Nightjet

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 Zurich to Potsdam train.

Zurich to Potsdam train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 5 min
  • Average Price: $70
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 8 a day

Enjoy a smooth and easy trip between Zurich and Potsdam with ÖBB Nightjet! As an official travel partner of ÖBB Nightjet, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from ÖBB Nightjet, compare the best routes to Potsdam from Zurich as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable ÖBB Nightjet Zurich to Potsdam train ticket available today. If you search for ÖBB Nightjet tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Potsdam from Zurich on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 401 miles (646 km) trip from Zurich to Potsdam with ease and comfort on a train with ÖBB Nightjet.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Potsdam

    Travel by train to Potsdam 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 Zurich to Potsdam.
    FAQs

    Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Potsdam, Germany by train is: Fully open.

    Can I enter Germany from Switzerland?

    International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Zurich?

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

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

    All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 8/8/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Potsdam from Zurich as this information can change.

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

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

    Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

    What are the requirements?

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

    • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask: Regional advice

    Last checked on 8/3/22. 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 Zurich from Potsdam here.

    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Zurich to Potsdam for as low as $35 (€32)  for the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Zurich to Potsdam train to cost on average $75 (€69)  one way.
    The distance to Potsdam from Zurich by train is approximately 401 miles (646 km).
    On average the Zurich to Potsdam train travel time is 11 h 23 min  for the 401 miles (646 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    Some of the Zurich train stations to Potsdam you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Potsdam include Potsdam Hbf, Potsdam Medienstadt Babelsberg and Potsdam Griebnitzsee.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB   and arriving in Potsdam Hbf.

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 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.

    Take the Zurich to Potsdam train with ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Potsdam from Zurich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    The average number of trains departing Zurich for Potsdam is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the first train from Zurich to Potsdam at 3: 39 PM. The last train from Zurich to Potsdam that you can take departs at 7: 59 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Zurich to Potsdam schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    If you buy a train ticket from Zurich to Potsdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $75 (€69) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Zurich and Potsdam are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Potsdam.

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