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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16 h 35 m
16 h 35 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||401 miles (646 km)|
|Average train duration||11 h 23 min|
|Average train ticket price||$75 (€69)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||ÖBB | 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.
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.
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:
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 between Zurich, Switzerland and Potsdam, Germany by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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
Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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