How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam

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from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam on Jul 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:58PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h04 01:02AMPotsdam Hbf
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07:58PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h04 01:02AMPotsdam Hbf
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05:53AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h43 10:36AMPotsdam Hbf
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06:20PMFrankfurt (Main) Süd4h48 11:08PMPotsdam Hbf
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08:16PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h50 01:06AMPotsdam Hbf
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Travel Information to Potsdam from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance246 miles (396 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $94 (€84) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 246 miles (396 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam.

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You can travel from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Potsdam from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Potsdam:

A ferry is $31 (€28) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam costing on average $31 (€28).

Taking a ferry is about $94 (€84) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $94 (€84) for this journey.

Taking a ferry is about $27 (€24) less than taking a train, which costs on average $27 (€24) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Potsdam from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

Other travel options to Potsdam can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Potsdam by bus can take on average 12 h 1 min.

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

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 30 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 246 miles (396 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam.

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Potsdam from Frankfurt am Main 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 when traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) to Potsdam, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Potsdam Hbf.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Potsdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam tickets on Omio for $31 (€28).
  • Travel with Lufthansa to go to Potsdam by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam tickets on Omio for $94 (€84).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Potsdam by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam tickets on Omio for $27 (€24).
Omio customers who travel from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Dresden or Hamburg. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Potsdam and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket costs $31 (€28) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $94 (€84) one way on average.
  • A ferry ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $27 (€24) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main 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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