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There are 4 ways to get from Charlottenburg to Potsdam by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from S Charlottenburg Bhf to S Babelsberg S7 / ...

$2 - $18

3 alternative options

Line 218 bus, line 316 bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 218 bus from S Messe Nord/ICC to S Wannsee Bhf 218
  2. Take the line 316 bus from S Wannsee Bhf to Potsdam, Glienicker Brücke 316 / ...

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Charlottenburg to Potsdam 17.2 miles

$55 - $75

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Charlottenburg to Potsdam 17.2 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Charlottenburg to Potsdam is to train which costs 1€ - 16€ and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charlottenburg to Potsdam is to taxi which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charlottenburg to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from S Messe Nord/ICC and arriving at Potsdam, Glienicker Brücke via S Wannsee Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from S Charlottenburg Bhf and arriving at S Babelsberg. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between Charlottenburg and Potsdam is 20 km. The road distance is 27.5 km.

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The best way to get from Charlottenburg to Potsdam without a car is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 16€.

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The train from S Charlottenburg Bhf to S Babelsberg takes 24 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Charlottenburg to Potsdam bus services, operated by BVG, depart from S Messe Nord/ICC station.

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Charlottenburg to Potsdam train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, depart from S Charlottenburg Bhf station.

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The best way to get from Charlottenburg to Potsdam is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 16€. Alternatively, you can line 218 bus and line 316 bus, which costs 4€ - 8€ and takes 1 h 2 min.

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  • Distance: 12.3 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

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

S-Bahn Berlin operates a train from Charlottenburg to Potsdam every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 24 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlottenburg to Potsdam via S Wannsee Bhf in around 1 h 2 min.

Train operators
S-Bahn Berlin
Website
s-bahn-berlin.de
Train from S Charlottenburg Bhf to S Babelsberg
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
s-bahn-berlin.de
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from S Charlottenburg Bhf to Potsdam, Charlottenhof Bhf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
BVG
Website
bvg.de
Train from Berlin Charlottenburg to Potsdam Babelsberg
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
vbb.de
Bus operators
BVG
Website
bvg.de
Bus from S Messe Nord/ICC to S Wannsee Bhf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vbb.de
Bus from S Wannsee Bhf to Potsdam, Glienicker Brücke
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
vbb.de
Other operators
Taxi from Charlottenburg to Potsdam
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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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Charlottenburg to Potsdam bus services, operated by BVG, arrive at Potsdam, Glienicker Brücke station.

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Charlottenburg to Potsdam train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, arrive at S Babelsberg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charlottenburg to Potsdam is 27 km. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Charlottenburg to Potsdam.

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