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

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Train  •  7 h

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

$105 - $182

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Berlin

$41 - $90

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Bus Deinbus  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Berlin

$44 - $62

Drive  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Potsdam 392.5 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Amsterdam to Berlin Tegel, train  •  4 h 29 min

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

$82 - $281

Fly Amsterdam to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  5 h 28 min

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

$54 - $186

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 40 min

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

$90 - $201

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Potsdam is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Potsdam is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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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 10 h 26 min.

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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 7 h.

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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 7 h and costs 85€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 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 7 h and costs 85€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 26 min.

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

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 7 h. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Potsdam once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Schoenefeld via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
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
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
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
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
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
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
s-bahn-berlin.de
BVG
Website
bvg.de
Train from Berlin Schönefeld Flughafen to Potsdam Babelsberg
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
vbb.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
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Amsterdam to Berlin
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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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 5 h 51 min to drive from Amsterdam to Potsdam.

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

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There are 812+ hotels available in Potsdam. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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

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