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from Vienna to Potsdam

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Travel Information to Potsdam from Vienna

distanceDistance323 miles (521 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$35 - $100
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€28) • 12 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $100 (€80) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurolines Germany, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 323 miles (521 km) by bus, flight or train between Vienna and Potsdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurolines Germany, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Vienna to Potsdam.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Vienna, Austria and Potsdam, Germany allowed?

Travel from Vienna, Austria to Potsdam, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Potsdam from Vienna restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Potsdam, Germany from Vienna?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Potsdam, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 9/24/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Vienna to Potsdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Austria from Potsdam, Germany?

Return travel to Vienna, Austria from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Germany?

Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Austria from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Austria?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Austria to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Vienna, Austria was last verified on 9/22/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Vienna from Potsdam.

How do I travel from Vienna to Potsdam?

You can travel from Vienna to Potsdam 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Vienna and Potsdam?

The cheapest way to go to Potsdam from Vienna is by taking a bus, which costs on average $35 (€28).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Potsdam:

Taking a bus is usually $65 (€52) less than taking a flight to Potsdam, which costs on average $100 (€80) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $12 (€10) less than taking a train to Potsdam, which costs on average $47 (€38) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Vienna to Potsdam?

The fastest way to get to Potsdam from Vienna is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Potsdam can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 12 h 50 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 9 h 52 min.

How far is Potsdam from Vienna?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Vienna to Potsdam?

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Potsdam is:

  • 3 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Vienna and Potsdam, where do I depart from Vienna and where do I arrive in Potsdam?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Potsdam, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains mostly leave from Wien Westbahnhof and tend to arrive in Potsdam Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Vienna to Potsdam?

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

  • You can travel to Potsdam from Vienna by bus with Eurolines Germany. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $35 (€28) with Eurolines Germany from Vienna to Potsdam.
  • You can travel to Potsdam from Vienna by flight with easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $100 (€80) with easyJet from Vienna to Potsdam.
  • You can travel by train from Vienna to Potsdam with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Vienna to Potsdam tickets for $47 (€38) on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Vienna and Potsdam ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Vienna to Potsdam often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Dresden or Hamburg. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Vienna and Potsdam itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Potsdam and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Vienna to Potsdam tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $35 (€28) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $100 (€80) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $47 (€38) one way.

But we recommend booking Vienna to Potsdam tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Potsdam
Wien Hbf
Amenities
Wien Westbahnhof
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