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There are 8 ways to get from Bahnhof Westkreuz to Potsdamer Platz by subway, train, bus, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  15 min

  1. Take the subway from S Westkreuz to S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf S9 / ...

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Train via S+U Potsdamer Platz  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from U Kaiserdamm to S+U Potsdamer Platz U2

6 alternative options

Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from S Westkreuz to S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf S9 / ...

Train via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from S Westkreuz to S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf S9 / ...
  2. Take the train from S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf to S+U Potsdamer Platz U2

Bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the bus from S Halensee to U Mendelssohn-Bartholdy-Park M29

Bus via Jüdisches Museum  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Trabener Steg to Jüdisches Museum N42

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bahnhof Westkreuz to Potsdamer Platz 8.8 km

Walk  •  1h 31m

  1. Walk from Bahnhof Westkreuz to Potsdamer Platz 7.7 km

Bahnhof Westkreuz to Potsdamer Platz by subway

The subway journey time between Bahnhof Westkreuz and Potsdamer Platz is around 15 min and covers a distance of around 8 km. The fastest subway normally takes 15 min. Operated by S-Bahn Berlin, the Bahnhof Westkreuz to Potsdamer Platz subway service departs from S Westkreuz and arrives in S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf. Typically 2732 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Subway route information

Average subway time:
15 min
Fastest subway time:
15 min
Subway distance:
8 km
Subways per week:
2732
Cheapest price:
€2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:02
Last subway departs at:
23:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bahnhof Westkreuz to Potsdamer Platz subway schedules

Bahnhof Westkreuz → Potsdamer Platz
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Potsdamer Platz is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Potsdamer Platz is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Potsdamer Platz is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 25 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bahnhof Westkreuz to Potsdamer Platz is to subway which costs €2 - €3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bahnhof Westkreuz to Potsdamer Platz is to taxi which costs €19 - €23 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from S Halensee and arriving at U Mendelssohn-Bartholdy-Park. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from S Westkreuz and arriving at S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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It is approximately 6 km to get from Bahnhof Westkreuz to Potsdamer Platz.

The best way to get from Bahnhof Westkreuz to Potsdamer Platz without a car is to subway which takes 15 min and costs €2 - €3.

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The subway from S Westkreuz to S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf takes 15 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Bahnhof Westkreuz to Potsdamer Platz bus services, operated by BVG, depart from S Halensee station.

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Bahnhof Westkreuz to Potsdamer Platz train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, depart from S Westkreuz station.

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The best way to get from Bahnhof Westkreuz to Potsdamer Platz is to train which takes 15 min and costs €2 - €3. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €2 - €3 and takes 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Bahnhof Westkreuz to Potsdamer Platz.
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  • Distance: 6.4 km
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between Bahnhof Westkreuz, Germany and Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany?

S-Bahn Berlin operates a vehicle from S Westkreuz to S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €2 - €3 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, BVG operates a bus from S Halensee to U Mendelssohn-Bartholdy-Park every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €2 - €3 and the journey takes 27 min.

Train operators
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Subway from S Westkreuz to S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
Train from S Westkreuz to S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Train from S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf to S+U Potsdamer Platz
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
BVG
Train from U Kaiserdamm to S+U Potsdamer Platz
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
BVG
Bus operators
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Bus from S Halensee to U Mendelssohn-Bartholdy-Park
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
BVG
Bus from Trabener Steg to Jüdisches Museum
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
BVG
Other operators
Taxi from Bahnhof Westkreuz to Potsdamer Platz
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
€19 - €23
Taxi Berlin
Phone
+49 30/202020
Website
taxi-berlin.de
Taxi - Dieter Kreutz
Phone
+49 30 2839 55345
Website
berlin-taxi-kreutz.de
Talixo
Phone
+49 30/346497360
Website
talixo.com

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Bahnhof Westkreuz to Potsdamer Platz bus services, operated by BVG, arrive at U Mendelssohn-Bartholdy-Park station.

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Bahnhof Westkreuz to Potsdamer Platz train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, arrive at S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf station.

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