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Duration 10h
Distance 817.5 km
Average price 170€
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Switzerland and Potsdam takes 10h and the fastest train takes 9h 16m. The train service runs several times per day from Switzerland 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. Zuerich Hb
  2. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Potsdam
10h 9m
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175€ - 303€

Switzerland to Potsdam train times

Trains run every four hours between Zürich and Potsdam. The earliest departure is at 13:52 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Zürich is at 18:52 which arrives into Potsdam at 08:42. All services require a transfer, and take on average 10h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Switzerland 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 Switzerland to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Potsdam Hbf via Zuerich Hb, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 9m.

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The distance between Switzerland and Potsdam is 713 km. The road distance is 817.5 km.

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Switzerland to Potsdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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

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What companies run services between Switzerland and Potsdam?

You can take a train from Zürich to Potsdam via Zuerich Hb, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Berlin Hbf in around 10h 9m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 110€

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 Zuerich Hb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Nightjet
Ave. Duration
10h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 100€

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