How to travel from Potsdam to Hamburg

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from Potsdam to Hamburg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Potsdam to Hamburg on May 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:55PMPotsdam Hbf2h29 09:24PMHamburg Hbf
2 transfers
08:55PMPotsdam Hbf2h38 11:33PMHamburg Hbf
2 transfers
Other options
06:55PMPotsdam Hbf2h29 09:24PMHamburg Hbf
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07:25PMPotsdam Hbf2h31 09:56PMHamburg Hbf
1 transfer
07:25PMPotsdam Hbf2h31 09:56PMHamburg Hbf
2 transfers

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Travel Information to Hamburg from Potsdam

distanceDistance150 miles (242 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $27
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 3 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 2 h 26 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 150 miles (242 km) to Hamburg from Potsdam. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 26 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Potsdam to Hamburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Potsdam to Hamburg

Travel to Hamburg 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 Hamburg.

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

The cheapest way to go to Hamburg from Potsdam is by taking a bus, which costs on average $6 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Hamburg:

Taking a bus is about $21 (€19) less than taking a train, which costs on average $27 (€24) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel between Potsdam and Hamburg is by train, which takes on average 2 h 26 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 20 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Potsdam to Hamburg is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Potsdam to Hamburg depart from Potsdam, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
  • Most travelers take a train from Potsdam Hbf to Hamburg Hbf.

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

  • You can take a bus from Potsdam to Hamburg with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for $6 (€5) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Potsdam to Hamburg.
  • You can travel to Hamburg from Potsdam by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $27 (€24) with Deutsche Bahn from Potsdam to Hamburg.
Omio customers who travel from Potsdam to Hamburg often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Hamburg and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Potsdam to Hamburg, 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 $6 (€5) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $27 (€24) one way.

But we recommend booking Potsdam to Hamburg 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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