How to travel from Düsseldorf to Potsdam

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Travel Information between Düsseldorf and Potsdam

distanceDistance280 miles (451 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $123 (€110) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 280 miles (451 km) between Düsseldorf and Potsdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Düsseldorf to Potsdam.

Travel Tips: Travel from Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf to Potsdam.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Düsseldorf and Potsdam. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Potsdam from Düsseldorf is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Potsdam:

Taking a ferry is about $57 (€51) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $57 (€51) for this route.

Taking a ferry is usually $123 (€110) less than taking a flight to Potsdam, which costs on average $123 (€110) for the same trip.

A ferry is generally $52 (€47) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $52 (€47) from Düsseldorf to Potsdam.

The fastest way to get to Potsdam from Düsseldorf is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Potsdam can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 42 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 26 min   on average.

Potsdam is approximately 280 miles (451 km) away from Düsseldorf.

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Potsdam is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 18 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Düsseldorf to Potsdam:

  • Buses from Düsseldorf to Potsdam most often leave from Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße and arrive in Potsdam, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains from Düsseldorf to Potsdam most often leave from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Potsdam Hbf.

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

  • You can go to Potsdam from Düsseldorf by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $57 (€51) with Flixbus from Düsseldorf to Potsdam on Omio.
  • You can travel from Düsseldorf to Potsdam by flight with Eurowings. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $123 (€110) with Eurowings from Düsseldorf to Potsdam.
  • You can take a train from Düsseldorf to Potsdam with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $52 (€47) with Deutsche Bahn from Düsseldorf to Potsdam.
Looking to extend your trip from Düsseldorf to Potsdam? Many Omio customers who go from Düsseldorf to Potsdam usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Dresden or Hamburg. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Dresden or Hamburg from Potsdam, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $57 (€51) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $123 (€110) one way on average for this route.
  • A ferry ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $52 (€47) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Düsseldorf 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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