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from Munich to Potsdam

You can get from Munich to Potsdam by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Munich to Potsdam on Sep 27 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:10PMMunich Airport0h55 01:05PMLeipzig/Halle Airport
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08:00AMMunich Airport7h10 03:10PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
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09:20PMMunich Airport0h55 10:15PMLeipzig/Halle Airport
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07:00AMMunich Airport2h55 09:55AMLeipzig/Halle Airport
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06:05AMMunich Airport10h25 04:30PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
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Travel Information from Munich to Potsdam

distanceDistance301 miles (485 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $104
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€14) • 12 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $104 (€83) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 301 miles (485 km) between Munich and Potsdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa Cityline, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Munich to Potsdam.

Travel Tips

Travel from Munich 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 Munich to Potsdam.
How do I travel from Munich to Potsdam?

There are 3 travel options from Munich to Potsdam: flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Munich to Potsdam the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Potsdam from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $18 (€14).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Potsdam:

Taking a bus is about $87 (€69) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $104 (€83) for this trip.

A bus is $34 (€27) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Munich to Potsdam costing on average $51 (€41).

What is the quickest way from Munich to Potsdam?

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

Other travel options to Potsdam can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 12 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 11 min   on average.

How many miles from Munich to Potsdam would I travel?

The distance from Munich to Potsdam is approximately 301 miles (485 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Munich to Potsdam is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Munich? Where do I arrive in Potsdam?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from München, ZOB to Potsdam, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers board their train from München Hbf and arrive in Potsdam Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Munich to Potsdam?

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

  • You can take a flight from Munich to Potsdam with Lufthansa Cityline. Cheap tickets can be found for $104 (€83) with Lufthansa Cityline from Munich to Potsdam.
  • You can travel to Potsdam from Munich by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $18 (€14) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Munich to Potsdam.
  • You can take a train from Munich to Potsdam with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $51 (€41) with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Potsdam.
Can I find a direct route to Potsdam from Munich?

Yes, there are direct services available from Munich to Potsdam with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct train with with 25 direct trains per day.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Potsdam from Munich ends?
Your trip from Munich 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, Dresden or Hamburg. If you’d like to add Berlin, Dresden or Hamburg to your Munich 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 book tickets to Potsdam from Munich online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $104 (€83) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $18 (€14) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $51 (€41) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Munich 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

München ZOB Hackerbrücke
München Hbf

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8<br>Bus lines 58<br>Tram lines 16, 17, 20, 21, 22
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
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