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Duration 5h 49m
Distance 548.9 km
Average price 120€
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and Potsdam takes 5h 49m and the fastest train takes 5h 27m. There is a train service every few hours from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) 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.

Train

  1. Koeln Messe/Deutz
  2. Wuppertal Hbf
  3. Potsdam
6h 14m
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Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Potsdam train times

Trains run hourly between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and Potsdam. The service departs Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) at 18:09 in the evening, which arrives into Potsdam at 23:42. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 49m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Friday, May 7, 2021

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen and arriving at Potsdam Hbf via Koeln Messe/Deutz, Wuppertal Hbf and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 14m.

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The distance between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and Potsdam is 443 km. The road distance is 548.9 km.

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Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Potsdam train services, operated by National Express, depart from Koeln Messe/Deutz station.

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Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Potsdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and Potsdam?

You can take a train from Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) to Potsdam via Koeln Messe/Deutz, Wuppertal Hbf, and Berlin Hbf in around 6h 14m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 23€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to Potsdam Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to Potsdam Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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