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Duration 26h 52m
Distance 1116 km
Average price 380€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Cardiff and Potsdam takes 26h 52m and the fastest train takes 14h 21m. There is at least one train per day from Cardiff to Potsdam. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Cardiff Central
  2. London St Pancras Eurostar
  3. Amsterdam Centraal
  4. Potsdam
14h 57m
247€ - 567€

Cardiff to Potsdam train times

Trains run once daily between Cardiff and Potsdam. The service departs Cardiff at 08:41 in the morning, which arrives into Potsdam at 11:52. All services require a transfer, and take on average 26h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Potsdam Hbf via Paddington, London St Pancras Eurostar, Amsterdam Centraal, S Spandau Bhf and Berlin-Charlottenburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 57m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Potsdam is 1116 km.

Cardiff to Potsdam train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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Cardiff to Potsdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Berlin-Spandau station.

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Potsdam is 1h ahead of Cardiff. It is currently 3:00 PM in Cardiff and 4:00 PM in Potsdam.

There are 424+ hotels available in Potsdam. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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