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from Potsdam to Dresden

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Travel Information between Potsdam and Dresden

distanceDistance97 miles (156 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€12) • 2 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $14 (€12) • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 97 miles (156 km) by bus or train to Dresden from Potsdam. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Potsdam to Dresden.

Travel Tips: Travel from Potsdam to Dresden

Travel to Dresden 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 Dresden.

How do I travel from Potsdam to Dresden?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Potsdam and Dresden. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Potsdam to Dresden?

The cheapest way to travel between Potsdam and Dresden is by taking a bus with an average price of $14 (€12).

This is compared to other travel options to Dresden:

Taking a bus is usually $9 (€8) less than taking a train to Dresden, which costs on average $24 (€20) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Potsdam to Dresden?

The fastest way to get to Dresden from Potsdam is by bus with an average travel time of 2 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Dresden can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Dresden by train can take on average 2 h 36 min.

What is the distance between Potsdam and Dresden?

You should expect to travel around 97 miles (156 km) between Potsdam and Dresden.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Potsdam to Dresden?

The average frequency per day from Potsdam to Dresden is:

  • 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Potsdam and Dresden as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Potsdam to Dresden, what are the departure and arrival points in Potsdam and Dresden?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Potsdam, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof to Dresden, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers board their train from Potsdam Hbf and arrive in Dresden Hauptbahnhof.

Which travel operators can get me to Dresden from Potsdam?

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

  • Travel with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. For buses to Dresden. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Potsdam to Dresden tickets on Omio for $14 (€12).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Dresden by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Potsdam to Dresden for $24 (€20).

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Potsdam to Dresden?

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

How far in advance should I buy tickets to Dresden from Potsdam online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $14 (€12) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $24 (€20) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Potsdam to Dresden 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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