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There are 5 ways to get from Berlin to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof by bus, train, taxi, car or rideshare

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Recommended option

Bus  •  25 min

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

€4 - €6

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Potsdam 34.6 km

€2

3 alternative options

Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Potsdam Hbf Re / ...

€2 - €50

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Berlin Hbf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof 32.7 km

€60 - €75

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof 32.7 km

€3 - €6

Berlin to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof by bus

The bus journey time between Berlin and S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof is around 25 min and covers a distance of around 26 km. The fastest bus normally takes 25 min. Operated by FlixBus, the Berlin to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof 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 to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof bus schedules

Berlin → S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof is 116 117.

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The social distance requirement in S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof is 1.5 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof is to rideshare which costs €2 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof is to bus which costs €4 - €6 and takes 25 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 Berlin Hbf and arriving at Potsdam Hbf. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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It is 28 km from Berlin to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof. It is approximately 32.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof 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 to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof is to bus which takes 25 min and costs €4 - €6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €2 - €50 and takes 25 min.

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  • Distance: 27.6 km
  • Duration: 25 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof, 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, Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Potsdam Hbf every 20 minutes. Tickets cost €5 - €8 and the journey takes 25 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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 Berlin Hbf to Potsdam Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
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 Berlin Hbf to Potsdam Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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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 Hbf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
€60 - €75
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 to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Potsdam central train station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof is 33 km. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Berlin to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin and S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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