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from Potsdam to Leipzig

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Oct 22
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$42Deutsche Bahn
Oct 23
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Oct 24
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$27Deutsche Bahn
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Travel Information from Potsdam to Leipzig

distanceDistance79 miles (127 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $42
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 1 h 47 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 1 h 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 79 miles (127 km) from Potsdam to Leipzig. 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 $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Potsdam to Leipzig.

Travel Tips

Travel from Potsdam to Leipzig
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.
How do I travel from Potsdam to Leipzig?

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

What is the cheapest way to go from Potsdam to Leipzig?

The cheapest way to get from Potsdam to Leipzig is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $22 (€18) compared to other travel options to Leipzig:

A train is $20 (€16) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Potsdam to Leipzig costing on average $42 (€34).

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

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

There are alternative travel options to Leipzig that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Leipzig by bus can take on average 2 h 15 min.

How far is it from Potsdam to Leipzig?

The distance is approximately 79 miles (127 km) from Potsdam to Leipzig.

How many services a day are there from Potsdam to Leipzig?

The average frequency per day from Potsdam to Leipzig is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Potsdam? Where do I arrive in Leipzig?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Potsdam, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Leipzig, Fernbus-Terminal Hbf.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Potsdam Hbf and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.
Which travel companies can get me from Potsdam to Leipzig?

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

  • You can go to Leipzig from Potsdam by bus with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $42 (€34) with Deutsche Bahn from Potsdam to Leipzig on Omio.
  • You can go to Leipzig from Potsdam by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $22 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Potsdam to Leipzig on Omio.
Is there a direct service to Leipzig from Potsdam?

Yes, there are direct services available from Potsdam to Leipzig with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct train with with 16 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Leipzig as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Leipzig from Potsdam.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Leipzig from Potsdam ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Potsdam to Leipzig don't make Leipzig their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Leipzig are Berlin, Prague or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Leipzig to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Leipzig from Potsdam online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $42 (€34) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $22 (€18) one way.

But we recommend booking Potsdam to Leipzig 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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