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

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Train

  1. Take the train from S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Potsdam

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Brandenburg Gate to Potsdam

Drive

  1. Drive from Brandenburg Gate to Potsdam

Brandenburg Gate to Potsdam by walk and train

The journey time between Brandenburg Gate and Potsdam is around 40 min and covers a distance of around 29 km. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, ODEG and S-Bahn Berlin, the Brandenburg Gate to Potsdam service departs from Brandenburg Gate and arrives in S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof. Typically 1587 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

1587 Weekly Services
40 min Average Duration
€2 Cheapest Price
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Brandenburg Gate → Potsdam
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Potsdam is 116 117.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Potsdam is to rideshare which costs €2 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Potsdam is to taxi which costs €65 - €85 and takes 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf and arriving at S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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It is 25 km from Brandenburg Gate to Potsdam. It is approximately 33 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Potsdam without a car is to train which takes 40 min and costs €2 - €8.

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The train from S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof takes 29 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Brandenburg Gate to Potsdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brandenburg Gate to Potsdam is 33 km. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Brandenburg Gate to Potsdam.

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  • Distance: 24.9 km
  • Duration: 40 min

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

Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €5 - €8 and the journey takes 29 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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Potsdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€2
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Brandenburg Gate to Potsdam
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Taxi Berlin
Phone
+49 30 202020
Website
taxi-berlin.de
Talixo
Phone
+49 30/346497360
Website
talixo.com
Radio Cab Berlin
Phone
+49 30 3416908
Website
funk-taxi-berlin.de

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

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