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There are 5 ways to get from Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via S Charlottenburg Bhf  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from S Spandau Bhf to S Charlottenburg Bhf S9 / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin-Charlottenburg to Potsdam Hbf Re / ...

4€ - 11€

Cheapest option

Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from S Spandau Bhf to S Westkreuz S9 / ...
  2. Take the train from S Westkreuz to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof S7

4€ - 7€

3 alternative options

Line 638 bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the line 638 bus from Berlin, Brunsbütteler Damm/Ruhlebener Str. to Potsdam, Campus Jungfernsee 638

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam 22.3 km

40€ - 55€

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam 22.3 km

2€ - 4€

Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam by train

The train journey time between Berlin-Spandau and Potsdam is around 44 min and covers a distance of around 32 km. The fastest train normally takes 30 min. Operated by S-Bahn Berlin and Deutsche Bahn Regional, the Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam train service departs from S Spandau Bhf and arrives in Potsdam Hbf. Typically 856 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
44 min
Fastest train time:
30 min
Trains per week:
856
Cheapest price:
4€
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:18
Last train departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam train schedules

Berlin-Spandau → Potsdam
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam is to drive which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam is to taxi which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin, Brunsbütteler Damm/Ruhlebener Str. and arriving at Potsdam, Campus Jungfernsee. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from S Spandau Bhf and arriving at Potsdam Hbf via Berlin-Charlottenburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 min.

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It is 18 km from Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam. It is approximately 22.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam without a car is to train via S Charlottenburg Bhf which takes 35 min and costs 4€ - 11€.

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It takes approximately 35 min to get from Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam, including transfers.

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Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam bus services, operated by Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH, depart from Berlin, Brunsbütteler Damm/Ruhlebener Str. station.

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Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, depart from S Spandau Bhf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam is to train via S Charlottenburg Bhf which takes 35 min and costs 4€ - 11€. Alternatively, you can line 638 bus, which costs and takes 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam.
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  • Distance: 17.6 km
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between Berlin-Spandau, Germany and Potsdam, Germany?

You can take a train from Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam via S Charlottenburg Bhf and Berlin-Charlottenburg in around 35 min. Alternatively, Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH operates a bus from Berlin, Brunsbütteler Damm/Ruhlebener Str. to Potsdam, Campus Jungfernsee every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 39 min.

Train operators
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from S Spandau Bhf to S Charlottenburg Bhf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
Train from S Charlottenburg Bhf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
Train from S Spandau Bhf to S Westkreuz
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
Train from S Westkreuz to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
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 S Spandau Bhf to S Charlottenburg Bhf
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Charlottenburg to Potsdam Hbf
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH
Phone
+49 331 66140
Email
info@vip-potsdam.de
Website
swp-potsdam.de
Bus from Berlin, Brunsbütteler Damm/Ruhlebener Str. to Potsdam, Campus Jungfernsee
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH
Other operators
Taxi from Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
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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Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam bus services, operated by Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH, arrive at Potsdam, Campus Jungfernsee station.

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Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Potsdam Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam is 22 km. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Berlin-Spandau to Potsdam.

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