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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to S Babelsberg S7 / ...

$1 - $4

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  51 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Potsdam 21.7 miles

$2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Berlin to Potsdam 22.8 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Potsdam 22.8 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Potsdam is to rideshare which costs 2€ and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Potsdam is to taxi which costs 65€ - 80€ and takes 33 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Potsdam is 27 km. The road distance is 36.4 km.

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The train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to S Babelsberg takes 42 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf and arriving at S Babelsberg. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Potsdam is 36 km. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Berlin to Potsdam.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Potsdam.
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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

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

S-Bahn Berlin operates a train from Berlin to Potsdam every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 42 min. BVG also services this route hourly.

Train operators
S-Bahn Berlin
Website
s-bahn-berlin.de
Train from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf to S Babelsberg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
s-bahn-berlin.de
BVG
Website
bvg.de
Train from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Potsdam Babelsberg
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
vbb.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Potsdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Berlin to Potsdam
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Taxi - Dieter Kreutz
Phone
+49 30 2839 55345
Website
berlin-taxi-kreutz.de
Talixo
Phone
+49 30/346497360
Website
talixo.de
Taxi Berlin
Phone
+49 30/202020
Website
taxi-berlin.de

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