How to travel from Potsdam to Berlin

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Travel Information from Potsdam to Berlin

distanceDistance17 miles (27 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $11
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 25 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 17 miles (27 km) by bus or train between Potsdam and Berlin. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Potsdam to Berlin.

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from Potsdam to Berlin

How to get from Potsdam to Berlin by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Potsdam to Berlin is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Deutsche Bahn
Potsdam Hbf
08:28AMBerlin Hbf
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Deutsche Bahn
Potsdam Hbf
08:28AMBerlin Hbf
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Deutsche Bahn
Potsdam Hbf
08:28AMBerlin Hbf
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Deutsche Bahn

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Find the best journey from Potsdam to Berlin with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Potsdam to Berlin travel.

    FAQs: Travel from Potsdam to Berlin

    FAQs: Travel to Berlin 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 Potsdam to Berlin.

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

    The cheapest way to travel to Berlin from Potsdam is a bus with an average price of $8 (€7).

    This is compared to other travel options from Potsdam to Berlin:

    A bus is $3 (€3) less than a train with an average ticket price of $11 (€10) from Potsdam to Berlin.

    The fastest way to get to Berlin from Potsdam is by bus with an average travel time of 25 min.

    Other travel options to Berlin take longer:

    Train takes 25 min on average.

    You should expect to travel around 17 miles (27 km) between Potsdam and Berlin.

    The average frequency per day from Potsdam to Berlin is:

    • 1 bus per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Potsdam to Berlin 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 from Potsdam to Berlin:

    • Buses most often depart from Potsdam at Potsdam, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Berlin at Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
    • Trains mostly leave from Potsdam Hbf and tend to arrive in Berlin Hbf.

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

    • You can take a bus from Potsdam to Berlin with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $8 (€7) with FlixBus from Potsdam to Berlin.
    • You can travel to Berlin from Potsdam by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $11 (€10) with Deutsche Bahn from Potsdam to Berlin.

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

    • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Berlin with FlixBus.

    Direct services to Berlin 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 route.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Potsdam to Berlin often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Prague, Paris, Amsterdam, Munich or Dresden. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Potsdam and Berlin itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Berlin and any of these top destinations today!

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