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Duration 4h 56m
Distance 399.3 km
Average price 65€
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Paderborn and Potsdam takes 4h 56m and the fastest train takes 4h 21m. There is a train service every few hours from Paderborn 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. Paderborn Kasseler Tor
  2. Bielefeld Hbf
  3. Potsdam
4h 17m
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Paderborn to Potsdam train times

Trains run hourly between Paderborn and Potsdam. The earliest departure is at 20:15 in the evening, and the last departure from Paderborn is at 23:15 which arrives into Potsdam at 06:32. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 56m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Paderborn to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from Paderborn Kasseler Tor and arriving at Potsdam Hbf via Bielefeld Hbf and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 17m.

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The distance between Paderborn and Potsdam is 304 km. The road distance is 399.3 km.

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Paderborn to Potsdam train services, operated by NordWestBahn, depart from Paderborn Kasseler Tor station.

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

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