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There are 5 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof Ber2 / ...

€6 - €8

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Train  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 to Potsdam Hbf Rb / ...

€10 - €55

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam 50.2 km

€90 - €110

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam 50.2 km

€5 - €8

Towncar  •  32 min

  1. Take a town car from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Potsdam 50.2 km

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam by bus

The bus journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Potsdam is around 59 min and covers a distance of around 51 km. The fastest bus normally takes 57 min. Operated by Günter Anger Güterverkehrs GmbH & Co. Omnibusvermietung KG and FlixBus, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam bus service departs from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof. Typically 63 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
59 min
Fastest bus time:
57 min
Buses per week:
63
Cheapest price:
€6
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
04:10
Last bus departs at:
22:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam bus schedules

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) → Potsdam
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam is to bus, which costs €6 - €8 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam is to taxi which costs €90 - €110 and takes 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Potsdam Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Potsdam is 30 km. The road distance is 50.2 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam without a car is to bus which takes 57 min and costs €6 - €8.

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The bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof takes 57 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam bus services, operated by Günter Anger Güterverkehrs GmbH & Co. Omnibusvermietung KG, depart from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam is to bus which takes 57 min and costs €6 - €8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €10 - €55 and takes 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam.
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  • Distance: 29.9 km
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Potsdam, Germany?

Günter Anger Güterverkehrs GmbH & Co. Omnibusvermietung KG operates a bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof every 4 hours, and the journey takes 57 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 to Potsdam Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €10 - €14 and the journey takes 59 min. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route twice a week.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 to Potsdam Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 to Potsdam Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Günter Anger Güterverkehrs GmbH & Co. Omnibusvermietung KG
Phone
033208 2201 0
Email
info@angerbus.de
Website
angerbus.de
Bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Günter Anger Güterverkehrs GmbH & Co. Omnibusvermietung KG
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Airport BER to Potsdam central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
€90 - €110
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Potsdam

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam bus services, operated by Günter Anger Güterverkehrs GmbH & Co. Omnibusvermietung KG, arrive at S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Potsdam Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam is 50 km. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Potsdam.

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