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There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam to Potsdam by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf Intercity
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$104 - $179

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Train, night bus  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Amersfoort Intercity / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Amersfoort to Berlin, Berlin Wannsee N31

$40 - $80

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Bus  •  10h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Berlin

$43 - $61

Drive  •  5h 51m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Potsdam 392.5 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel, train  •  4h 22m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) AMS - TXL
  2. Take the train from S Charlottenburg Bhf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof

$82 - $296

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) AMS - SXF
  2. Take the train from S Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld Bhf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof

$70 - $208

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) DUS - TXL

$89 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Potsdam is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 10h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Potsdam is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 260€ and takes 4h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam station to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal Station and arriving at Potsdam, Glienicker Brücke via S Messe Nord/ICC and S Wannsee Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof via Hannover Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 1m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Potsdam is 555 km. The road distance is 628 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Potsdam without a car is to train which takes 7h 1m and costs 90€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 7h 1m to get from Amsterdam to Potsdam, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Potsdam bus services, operated by Deinbus, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal Station.

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Amsterdam to Potsdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Potsdam is to train which takes 7h 1m and costs 90€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 10h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Potsdam.
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  • Distance: 346.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 1m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Potsdam, Germany?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Potsdam via Hannover Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 7h 1m. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Potsdam once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 8h 55m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from S Charlottenburg Bhf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Train from S Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld Bhf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
S-Bahn Berlin
Website
s-bahn-berlin.de
Train from S Charlottenburg Bhf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
s-bahn-berlin.de
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Berlin
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
deinbus.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Amersfoort to Berlin, Berlin Wannsee
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Amsterdam to Potsdam bus services, operated by Deinbus, arrive at Berlin station.

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Amsterdam to Potsdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Potsdam is 628 km. It takes approximately 5h 51m to drive from Amsterdam to Potsdam.

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Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 855+ hotels available in Potsdam. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 5€ - 11€.

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