There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to Potsdam by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$161 - $249

Cheapest option

Fly Brussels to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) BRU - SXF
  2. Take the train from Berlin Schönefeld Flughafen to Potsdam Babelsberg

$37 - $165

8 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 081

$50 - $82

Bus Eurolines DE  •  14 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles - North to Duisburg
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg Hbf to Berlin ZOB

$72 - $148

Train, night train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the night train from Köln Hbf to Potsdam Hbf Ice

$159 - $239

Drive  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Potsdam 459.9 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Brussels to Berlin Tegel, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BRU - TXL
  2. Take the train from S Charlottenburg Bhf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof

$60 - $210

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) DUS - TXL

$93 - $235

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) AMS - TXL

$132 - $349

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) CGN - SXF
  3. Take the train from Berlin Schönefeld Flughafen to Potsdam Babelsberg

$80 - $222

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Potsdam is to fly and train which costs 30€ - 150€ and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Potsdam is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Potsdam, Glienicker Brücke via S Messe Nord/ICC and S Wannsee Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof via Köln Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 22 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Potsdam is 625 km. The road distance is 735.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Potsdam without a car is to train which takes 7 h 22 min and costs 130€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to get from Brussels to Potsdam, including transfers.

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Brussels to Potsdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Potsdam.
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  • Distance: 390.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 22 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Potsdam, Germany?

You can take a train from Brussels to Potsdam via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 7 h 22 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Potsdam once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 11 h 45 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$16 - $210
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $180
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Köln Hbf to Potsdam Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
S-Bahn Berlin
Website
s-bahn-berlin.de
Train from S Charlottenburg Bhf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
s-bahn-berlin.de
BVG
Website
bvg.de
Train from Berlin Schönefeld Flughafen to Potsdam Babelsberg
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
vbb.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Duisburg Hbf to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Website
eurolines.de

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