How to travel from Potsdam to Hamburg

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Travel Information between Potsdam and Hamburg

distanceDistance150 miles (242 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $45
fastestFastest modeTrain • $34 (€30) • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 150 miles (242 km) by bus, flight or train between Potsdam and Hamburg. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Potsdam to Hamburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Potsdam to Hamburg

Travel Tips: 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 3 travel options from Potsdam to Hamburg: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Potsdam to Hamburg is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $11 (€10) compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

Taking a flight is about $34 (€30) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $45 (€40) for this trip.

A flight is $23 (€20) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Potsdam to Hamburg costing on average $34 (€30).

The quickest way to travel from Potsdam to Hamburg is by train, which takes on average 2 h 15 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 4 h 30 min.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Potsdam to Hamburg is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 30 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Potsdam, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof and tend to arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
  • Trains most often depart from Potsdam at Potsdam Hbf and arrive in Hamburg at Hamburg Hbf.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Hamburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Potsdam to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $45 (€40).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Hamburg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Potsdam to Hamburg for $34 (€30) on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Potsdam to Hamburg often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Copenhagen or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Potsdam and Hamburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Hamburg and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $45 (€40) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $11 (€10) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $34 (€30) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Potsdam to Hamburg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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