How to travel from Potsdam to Leipzig

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Travel Information between Potsdam and Leipzig

distanceDistance79 miles (127 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$26 - $38
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $26 (€22) • 2 h 56 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $26 (€22) • 1 h 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 79 miles (127 km) to Leipzig from Potsdam. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 47 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $26 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Potsdam to Leipzig.

Travel Tips: Travel from Potsdam to Leipzig

Travel Tips: Travel to Leipzig 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 Leipzig.

There are 4 travel options from Potsdam to Leipzig: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Potsdam to Leipzig is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $26 (€22) compared to other travel options to Leipzig:

Taking a train is usually $12 (€10) less than taking a bus to Leipzig, which costs on average $38 (€33) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Leipzig from Potsdam is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 47 min.

Other travel options to Leipzig can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Leipzig by bus can take on average 2 h 44 min.

You should expect to travel around 79 miles (127 km) between Potsdam and Leipzig.

The average frequency per day from Potsdam to Leipzig is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 14 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Potsdam and Leipzig as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight 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 Leipzig:

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Potsdam to Leipzig depart from Potsdam, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig.
  • Most travelers board their train from Potsdam Hbf and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

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

  • You can travel from Potsdam to Leipzig by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $38 (€33) with Flixbus from Potsdam to Leipzig.
  • You can travel by train between Potsdam and Leipzig with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Potsdam to Leipzig tickets for $26 (€22) on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Potsdam to Leipzig? Many Omio customers who go from Potsdam to Leipzig usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Munich or Frankfurt am Main. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Munich or Frankfurt am Main from Leipzig, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $38 (€33) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $26 (€22) one way.

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

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