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Train  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Brno Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf Ec / ...

€77 - €160

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Bus  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Brno, AN u hotelu Grand to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm RegioJet / ...

€21 - €116

4 alternative options

Train via Berlin-Charlottenburg  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Brno Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin-Charlottenburg Rj

€79 - €120

Bus, train  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Brno to Berlin Airport BER 1926
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 to Potsdam Hbf Rb / ...

€36 - €86

Drive  •  5h 13m

  1. Drive from Brno to Potsdam 565.8 km

€60 - €90

Train, fly  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Brno Hlavni Nadrazi to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) VIE - BER
  3. Take the train from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 to Potsdam Hbf

€55 - €310

Brno to Potsdam by train

The train journey time between Brno and Potsdam is around 7h 54m and covers a distance of around 644 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 45m. Operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), Railjet, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Brno to Potsdam train service departs from Brno Hlavni Nadrazi and arrives in Potsdam Hbf. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 54m
Fastest train time:
7h 45m
Train distance:
644 km
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€32
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:37
Last train departs at:
14:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brno to Potsdam train schedules

Czech Republic → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Czech Republic

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic
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Conditions of entry into Germany from Czech Republic

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Greece: South Aegean

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Portugal and United Kingdom
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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Czech Republic

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Czech Republic.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Potsdam is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Potsdam is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Potsdam is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to Czech Republic from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brno to Potsdam is to bus which costs 500 Kč - 3 100 Kč and takes 8h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Brno to Potsdam is to drive which costs 1 500 Kč - 2 300 Kč and takes 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brno to Potsdam station. However, there are services departing from Brno, AN u hotelu Grand and arriving at Potsdam central train station via Prague, ÚAN Florenc and Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brno to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from Brno Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Potsdam Hbf via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 33m.

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It is 434 km from Brno to Potsdam. It is approximately 565.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Brno to Potsdam without a car is to train which takes 7h 33m and costs 2 000 Kč - 4 200 Kč.

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It takes approximately 7h 33m to get from Brno to Potsdam, including transfers.

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Brno to Potsdam bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Brno, AN u hotelu Grand station.

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Brno to Potsdam train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Brno Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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The best way to get from Brno to Potsdam is to train which takes 7h 33m and costs 2 000 Kč - 4 200 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 500 Kč - 3 100 Kč and takes 8h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Brno to Potsdam.
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  • Distance: 434.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 33m

What companies run services between Brno, Czech Republic and Potsdam, Germany?

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Brno Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf twice daily. Tickets cost €30 - €35 and the journey takes 7h 5m. Railjet also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brno to Potsdam via Prague, ÚAN Florenc, Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm, and Berlin central bus station in around 8h 54m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €150
Train operators
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Brno Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Railjet
Train from Brno Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin-Charlottenburg
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €120
Website
Railjet
Train from Brno Hlavni Nadrazi to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Railjet
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 Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 to Potsdam Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 to Potsdam Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Brno Hlavni Nadrazi to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €12
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€7 - €9
Business
€9 - €12
1st Class
€9 - €12
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Brno Hlavni Nadrazi to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €14
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€9 - €14
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 Brno to Berlin Airport BER
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brno to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brno, AN u hotelu Grand to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
RegioJet
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€80 - €95
Website
Comati PSG

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Brno to Potsdam bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm station.

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Brno to Potsdam train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brno to Potsdam is 566 km. It takes approximately 5h 13m to drive from Brno to Potsdam.

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