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There are 7 ways to get from Graz to Potsdam by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Graz to Berlin Tegel  •  16h 42m

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) GRZ - TXL

€108 - €464

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Night bus, bus  •  12h 52m

  1. Take the night bus from Graz P&R Webling to Prague N903
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf RegioJet

€41 - €54

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Fly Graz to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) GRZ - BER
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 to Potsdam Hbf

€144 - €859

Train to Vienna, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf 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

€62 - €324

Train  •  11h 58m

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Berlin-Charlottenburg Rj

€176 - €236

Bus  •  14h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Graz Central Bus Station to Vienna Stadioncenter Trieste - Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Vienna Stadioncenter to Berlin Central Bus Station Varna - Berlin

€44 - €65

Drive  •  7h 27m

  1. Drive from Graz to Potsdam 849.3 km

€90 - €140

Graz to Potsdam by train

The train journey time between Graz and Potsdam is around 12h 16m and covers a distance of around 1013 km. The fastest train normally takes 12h 16m. Operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), Deutsche Bahn Regional and S-Bahn Berlin, the Graz to Potsdam train service departs from Graz Hbf and arrives in Potsdam Hbf. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
12h 16m
Fastest train time:
12h 16m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€176
Carbon emissions:
53 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:26
Last train departs at:
10:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Graz to Potsdam train schedules

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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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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, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Germany.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Graz to Potsdam is to night bus and bus which costs €40 - €55 and takes 12h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Graz to Potsdam is to fly and train which costs €140 - €900 and takes 6h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Graz station to Potsdam station. However, there are services departing from Graz Central Bus Station and arriving at Potsdam central train station via Vienna Stadioncenter and Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Graz to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from Graz Hbf and arriving at Potsdam Hbf via Berlin-Charlottenburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 58m.

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The distance between Graz and Potsdam is 617 km. The road distance is 849.3 km.

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The best way to get from Graz to Potsdam without a car is to train which takes 11h 58m and costs €170 - €240.

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It takes approximately 16h 42m to get from Graz to Potsdam, including transfers.

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Graz to Potsdam bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, depart from Graz Central Bus Station.

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Graz to Potsdam train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Graz Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Graz to Potsdam is to fly which takes 16h 42m and costs €100 - €470. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €170 - €240 and takes 11h 58m, you could also bus, which costs €40 - €65 and takes 14h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Graz to Potsdam.
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  • Distance: 617.1 km
  • Duration: 16h 42m

What companies run services between Graz, Austria and Potsdam, Germany?

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines fly from Graz to Potsdam every 2 hours. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Graz Hbf to Berlin-Charlottenburg once daily. Tickets cost €170 - €230 and the journey takes 11h 39m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Graz to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Graz to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Graz to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Graz to Berlin Tegel via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Graz to Berlin Tegel via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €450
Flights from Graz to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€180 - €500
Flights from Graz to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €500
Flights from Graz to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €500
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €1100
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Graz to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €800
Flights from Graz to Berlin Tegel via Zurich, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Graz to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Graz to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Graz to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €360
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
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
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Graz Hbf to Berlin-Charlottenburg
Ave. Duration
11h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€170 - €230
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €23
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€13 - €17
Regional Train Ticket
€12 - €15
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€19 - €23
Bus operators
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Graz Central Bus Station to Vienna Stadioncenter
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Crnja Tours
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
Night bus from Graz P&R Webling to Prague
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
RegioJet

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There is no direct flight from Graz Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 35m and has one stopover.

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Graz to Potsdam bus services, operated by Arda Tur, arrive at Berlin Central Bus Station.

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Graz to Potsdam train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Berlin-Charlottenburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Graz to Potsdam is 849 km. It takes approximately 7h 27m to drive from Graz to Potsdam.

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Austrian Airlines, Finnair, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Graz Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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The best way to get from Graz to Graz Airport is to bus which takes 19 min and costs €5.

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