How to travel from Hamburg to Potsdam

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Travel Information from Hamburg to Potsdam

distanceDistance150 miles (242 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $88
fastestFastest modeTrain • $88 (€76) • 2 h 26 min
carriersPopular travel companiesPinkbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 150 miles (242 km) between Hamburg and Potsdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Pinkbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Hamburg to Potsdam.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg to Potsdam

Travel Tips: 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 Hamburg to Potsdam.

There are 2 travel options from Hamburg to Potsdam: bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Hamburg to Potsdam is by taking a bus with an average price of $5 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Potsdam:

A bus is generally $83 (€72) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $88 (€76) from Hamburg to Potsdam.

The Hamburg to Potsdam distance is around 150 miles (242 km).

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Potsdam is:

  • 27 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and arrive in Potsdam, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers take a train from Hamburg Hbf to Potsdam Hbf.

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

  • Travel with Pinkbus to go to Potsdam by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Pinkbus Hamburg to Potsdam tickets on Omio for $5 (€4).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Potsdam by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Potsdam for $88 (€76).

Yes, there are direct routes from Hamburg to Potsdam with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct buses with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can book a direct train with.

Direct services to Potsdam tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Many of our customers traveling from Hamburg to Potsdam don't make Potsdam their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Potsdam are Berlin, Dresden 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!

Before traveling from Hamburg 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 costs $5 (€4) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $88 (€76) one way.

But we recommend booking Hamburg 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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