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There are 4 ways to get from Berlin ZOB to Potsdam by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Potsdam central train station N1325

€4 - €6

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Train  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from S Westkreuz to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof S7

€2 - €4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Berlin ZOB to Potsdam 26.2 km

€45 - €60

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Berlin ZOB to Potsdam 26.2 km

€2 - €5

Berlin ZOB to Potsdam by bus

The bus journey time between Berlin ZOB and Potsdam is around 25 min and covers a distance of around 26 km. The fastest bus normally takes 25 min. Operated by FlixBus, the Berlin ZOB to Potsdam bus service departs from Berlin central bus station and arrives in Potsdam central train station. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
25 min
Fastest bus time:
25 min
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€4
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:00
Last bus departs at:
05:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin ZOB to Potsdam bus schedules

Berlin ZOB → Potsdam
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin ZOB to Potsdam is to train which costs €2 - €4 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin ZOB to Potsdam is to taxi which costs €45 - €60 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin central bus station station and arriving at Potsdam central train station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from S Westkreuz and arriving at S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Berlin ZOB and Potsdam is 19 km. The road distance is 26.2 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin ZOB to Potsdam without a car is to bus which takes 25 min and costs €4 - €6.

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The bus from Berlin central bus station to Potsdam central train station takes 25 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Berlin ZOB to Potsdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin ZOB to Potsdam train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, depart from S Westkreuz station.

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The best way to get from Berlin ZOB to Potsdam is to bus which takes 25 min and costs €4 - €6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €2 - €4 and takes 32 min.

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  • Distance: 18.8 km
  • Duration: 25 min

What companies run services between Berlin ZOB, Germany and Potsdam, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin central bus station to Potsdam central train station once daily. Tickets cost €4 - €6 and the journey takes 25 min. Alternatively, S-Bahn Berlin operates a train from S Westkreuz to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €2 - €4 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.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
Bus operators
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 central bus station to Potsdam central train station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Berlin ZOB to Potsdam
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
€45 - €60
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 ZOB to Potsdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Potsdam central train station.

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Berlin ZOB to Potsdam train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, arrive at S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin ZOB to Potsdam is 26 km. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Berlin ZOB to Potsdam.

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