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Duration 5h 11m
Distance 547.2 km
Average price 95€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Darmstadt and Potsdam takes 5h 11m and the fastest train takes 5h 7m. The train service runs several times per day from Darmstadt 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. Darmstadt central station
  2. Potsdam
5h 7m
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27€ - 34€

Darmstadt to Potsdam train times

Trains run twice daily between Darmstadt and Potsdam. The earliest departure is at 08:53 in the morning, and the last departure from Darmstadt is at 16:49 which arrives into Potsdam at 22:00. All services require a transfer at Berlin central station (FlixTrain) and take an average of 5h 11m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Darmstadt to Potsdam? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Darmstadt station to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from Darmstadt central station and arriving at S Babelsberg via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 7m.

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The distance between Darmstadt and Potsdam is 417 km. The road distance is 547.2 km.

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Darmstadt to Potsdam train services, operated by Flixtrain, depart from Darmstadt central station.

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Darmstadt to Potsdam train services, operated by Flixtrain, arrive at Berlin central station.

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What companies run services between Darmstadt and Potsdam?

Flixtrain operates a train from Darmstadt central station to Berlin central station twice daily. Tickets cost 24€ - 30€ and the journey takes 4h 28m.
Train operators
Flixtrain
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Darmstadt central station to Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 130€

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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Sued to Potsdam Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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