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from Potsdam to Vienna

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Sat
May 21
$47Deutsche Bahn
$28STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$171KLM
Sun
May 22
$47Deutsche Bahn
$35STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$118Eurowings
Mon
May 23
$42Deutsche Bahn
$28STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$129Eurowings
Tue
May 24
$59Deutsche Bahn
$28STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$158KLM Cityhopper
Wed
May 25
$36Deutsche Bahn
$34ArdaTur
$106Eurowings
Thu
May 26
$36Deutsche Bahn
$28STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$43easyJet
Fri
May 27
$49Deutsche Bahn
$28STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$118Eurowings

Travel Information from Potsdam to Vienna

distanceDistance323 miles (521 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$36 - $128
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $36 (€33) • 14 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $128 (€115) • 4 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International, Air Baltic or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 323 miles (521 km) between Potsdam and Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $36 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Union Ivkoni International, Air Baltic or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Potsdam to Vienna.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Vienna, Austria from Potsdam, Germany?

Travel between Potsdam, Germany and Vienna, Austria is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Austria?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Vienna from Potsdam?

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Vienna, Austria?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 5/16/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Potsdam to Vienna.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Potsdam, Germany from Vienna, Austria?

The current restriction level for returning to Potsdam, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Potsdam, Germany from Vienna, Austria?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Potsdam from Vienna?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

Which rules do I need to follow in Potsdam, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 5/18/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Potsdam from Vienna here.

What are the ways to get from Potsdam to Vienna?

There are 3 ways to get from Potsdam to Vienna: bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Vienna from Potsdam is by taking a bus, which costs on average $36 (€33).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Vienna:

A bus is generally $92 (€82) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $128 (€115) from Potsdam to Vienna.

Taking a bus is usually $6 (€5) less than taking a train to Vienna, which costs on average $42 (€38) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Potsdam to Vienna?

The fastest way from Potsdam to Vienna is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 25 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 14 h 15 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 10 h 45 min.

What is the distance from Potsdam to Vienna?

The distance from Potsdam to Vienna is approximately 323 miles (521 km).

How many services a day are there between Potsdam and Vienna?

The average frequency per day from Potsdam to Vienna is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Potsdam at Potsdam, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Vienna at Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Trains most often depart from Potsdam at Potsdam Hbf and arrive in Vienna at Wien Westbahnhof.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Potsdam to Vienna?

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

  • Travel with Union Ivkoni International for buses to Vienna. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Union Ivkoni International Potsdam to Vienna tickets on Omio for $36 (€33).
  • Travel with Air Baltic for flights to Vienna. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air Baltic Potsdam to Vienna tickets on Omio for $128 (€115).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Vienna by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Potsdam to Vienna for $42 (€38).

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

Omio customers who travel from Potsdam to Vienna often also extend their vacation to go to Prague, Budapest or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Vienna and these popular destinations at a great price.

When should I purchase a ticket from Potsdam to Vienna online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $36 (€33) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $128 (€115) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $42 (€38) one way.

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

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