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from Dresden to Potsdam

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Travel Information from Dresden to Potsdam

distanceDistance97 miles (156 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 97 miles (156 km) by bus or train to Potsdam from Dresden. 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 $13 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. 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 go from Dresden to Potsdam?

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 go from Dresden to Potsdam?

The cheapest way to travel to Potsdam from Dresden is by taking a bus with an average price of $13 (€11).

This is compared to other travel options to Potsdam:

A bus is $11 (€9) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Dresden to Potsdam costing on average $24 (€20).

What is the quickest way from Dresden to Potsdam?

The quickest way to travel between Dresden and Potsdam is by bus, which takes on average 2 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

How many miles from Dresden to Potsdam would I travel?

The distance from Dresden to Potsdam is approximately 97 miles (156 km).

How many services a day are there to Potsdam from Dresden?

The average frequency per day from Dresden to Potsdam is:

  • 10 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Dresden and in Potsdam?

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Dresden to Potsdam depart from Dresden, Hauptbahnhof to Potsdam, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Dresden to Potsdam depart from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Potsdam Hbf.

Which travel operators can get me to Potsdam from Dresden?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Dresden to Potsdam:

  • You can travel by bus to Potsdam from Dresden with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. And you can find STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Dresden to Potsdam tickets for $13 (€11) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Dresden and Potsdam by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $24 (€20) with Deutsche Bahn from Dresden to Potsdam.

Where should I go next after I travel to Potsdam from Dresden?

Your trip from Dresden to Potsdam doesn't have to end in Potsdam. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Leipzig. If you’d like to add Berlin, Hamburg or Leipzig to your Dresden to Potsdam tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Potsdam today!

How far in advance should I purchase my Dresden to Potsdam one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Dresden to Potsdam, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $13 (€11) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $24 (€20) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Dresden to Potsdam tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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