There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main 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  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Ice

$122 - $172

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. 013 / ...

$46 - $74

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Re / ...

$62 - $115

Night train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Nj

$100 - $160

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. 323 miles

$65 - $100

Fly from Frankfurt, train  •  3 h 11 min

  1. FRA - TXL

$72 - $190

Train to Mannheim, fly  •  4 h 17 min

  1. MHG - TXL

$180 - $661

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  3 h 58 min

  1. CGN - TXL

$91 - $211

Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Potsdam is 397 km. The road distance is 517 km.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 7 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam is to fly and train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs 60€ - 170€.

Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Süd and arriving at Potsdam Hbf. The journey takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam, including transfers.

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Potsdam, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $160 and the journey takes 4 h 16 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Mannheim to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to Potsdam Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Potsdam Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Charlottenburg to Potsdam Hbf
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Magdeburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
eurolines.de

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