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Duration 6h 26m
Distance 556.3 km
Average price 140€
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Munich and Potsdam takes 6h 26m and the fastest train takes 4h 36m. There is a train service every few hours from Munich 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. Muenchen Hbf
  2. Potsdam
5h 7m
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112€ - 200€

Munich to Potsdam train times

Trains run hourly between Munich and Potsdam. The earliest departure is at 05:56 in the morning, and the last departure from Munich is at 21:49 which arrives into Potsdam at 08:42. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 26m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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

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The distance between Munich and Potsdam is 486 km. The road distance is 556.3 km.

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Munich to Potsdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Muenchen Hbf station.

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Munich to Potsdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Munich and Potsdam?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Muenchen Hbf to Berlin Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 110€ - 150€ and the journey takes 4h 39m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
110€ - 150€

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 Muenchen Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
29€ - 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 Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass

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