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Duration 1h 20m
Distance 184 km
Average price 35€
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Leipzig and Potsdamer Platz takes 1h 20m and the fastest train takes 1h 7m. There is a train service every few hours from Leipzig to Potsdamer Platz. 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. Leipzig Hbf
  2. Potsdamer Platz
1h 12m
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29€ - 71€

Leipzig to Potsdamer Platz train times

Trains run hourly between Leipzig and Potsdamer Platz. The earliest departure is at 21:16 at night, and the last departure from Leipzig is at 22:16 which arrives into Potsdamer Platz at 23:53. All services require a transfer at BERLIN SUEDKREUZ and take an average of 1h 20m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Leipzig to Potsdamer Platz. However, there are services departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf via S Südkreuz Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 12m.

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The distance between Leipzig and Potsdamer Platz is 147 km. The road distance is 184 km.

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Leipzig to Potsdamer Platz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Leipzig Hbf station.

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Leipzig to Potsdamer Platz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Suedkreuz station.

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There are 4277+ hotels available in Potsdamer Platz. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Leipzig and Potsdamer Platz?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz hourly. Tickets cost 35€ - 50€ and the journey takes 1h 6m. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€

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 Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€

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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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