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from Dresden to Potsdam

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Travel Information to Potsdam from Dresden

distanceDistance97 miles (156 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 97 miles (156 km) between Dresden and Potsdam. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dresden to Potsdam.

Travel Tips

Travel from Dresden to Potsdam
Travel 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 Dresden to Potsdam.
How do I reach Potsdam from Dresden?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Potsdam from Dresden. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Potsdam from Dresden?

The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Potsdam is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€8) compared to other travel options to Potsdam:

A bus is generally $12 (€10) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $22 (€18) from Dresden to Potsdam.

What is the fastest way to travel between Dresden and Potsdam?

The fastest way from Dresden to Potsdam is by bus with an average journey time of 2 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Potsdam that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 27 min   on average.

What is the distance from Dresden to Potsdam?

You should expect to travel around 97 miles (156 km) between Dresden and Potsdam.

How many services a day are there between Dresden and Potsdam?

The average frequency per day from Dresden to Potsdam is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Dresden to Potsdam as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Dresden to Potsdam, what are the departure and arrival points in Dresden and Potsdam?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Dresden to Potsdam:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Dresden, Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Potsdam, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Dresden to Potsdam depart from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Potsdam Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Dresden to Potsdam?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dresden to Potsdam, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Potsdam by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Dresden to Potsdam for $10 (€8).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Potsdam by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Dresden to Potsdam for $22 (€18) on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Dresden to Potsdam?
Many of our customers traveling from Dresden to Potsdam don't make Potsdam their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Potsdam are Berlin, Hamburg or Leipzig, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Potsdam to any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Dresden to Potsdam online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Dresden to Potsdam, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $10 (€8) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $22 (€18) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Dresden to Potsdam online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dresden Hbf

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