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There are 9 ways to get from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Potsdamer Platz by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

€31 - €142

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Rideshare  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the rideshare from Mönchengladbach to Berlin 597.4 km

€23 - €35

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Train via Wuppertal  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the train from Mönchengladbach, Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf Re 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Wuppertal Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

€90 - €148

Train #2  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf central station to Berlin central station Flx30

€31 - €47

Bus  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Mönchengladbach central train station to Halle 1304
  2. Take the bus from Halle to Berlin central station Flx10

€36 - €45

Drive  •  5h 9m

  1. Drive from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Potsdamer Platz 596.6 km

€60 - €95

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Mönchengladbach, Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) DUS - BER

€63 - €285

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) CGN - BER

€61 - €349

Fly Dusseldorf to Leipzig, train  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Leipzig (LEJ) DUS - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz

€122 - €381

Mönchengladbach Hbf to Potsdamer Platz by train and bus

The journey time between Mönchengladbach Hbf and Potsdamer Platz is around 5h 25m and covers a distance of around 567 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 3m. Operated by National Express, Eurobahn, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Mönchengladbach Hbf to Potsdamer Platz service departs from Mönchengladbach, Hbf and arrives in S+U Potsdamer Platz. Typically 139 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 25m
Fastest journey time:
5h 3m
Services per week:
139
Cheapest price:
€31
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:54
Last service departs at:
22:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Mönchengladbach Hbf to Potsdamer Platz train and bus schedules

Mönchengladbach Hbf → Potsdamer Platz
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Potsdamer Platz is to rideshare which costs €23 - €35 and takes 6h 32m.

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The fastest way to get from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Potsdamer Platz is to train and fly which takes 3h 58m and costs €60 - €290.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mönchengladbach Hbf station to Potsdamer Platz. However, there are services departing from Mönchengladbach central train station and arriving at S Potsdamer Platz Bhf/Voßstr. via Halle and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Potsdamer Platz. However, there are services departing from Mönchengladbach, Hbf and arriving at Berlin Potsdamer Platz via Wuppertal Hbf and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 43m.

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The distance between Mönchengladbach Hbf and Potsdamer Platz is 498 km. The road distance is 596.6 km.

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The best way to get from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Potsdamer Platz without a car is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs €30 - €150.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Potsdamer Platz, including transfers.

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Mönchengladbach Hbf to Potsdamer Platz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Mönchengladbach central train station.

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Mönchengladbach Hbf to Potsdamer Platz train services, operated by National Express, depart from Mönchengladbach, Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Potsdamer Platz is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs €30 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 8h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Potsdamer Platz.
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  • Distance: 497.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between Mönchengladbach Hbf, Germany and Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Berlin Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €90 - €130 and the journey takes 4h 18m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Potsdamer Platz via Halle, Berlin central station, and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 8h 55m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €490
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €900
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€65 - €280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Düsseldorf central station to Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Mönchengladbach, Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Mönchengladbach, Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
National Express Rail
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Eurobahn
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 Moenchengladbach Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Halle to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€25 - €35
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 Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Mönchengladbach central train station to Halle
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Halle to Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Mönchengladbach to Berlin
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Mönchengladbach Hbf to Potsdamer Platz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin central station.

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Mönchengladbach Hbf to Potsdamer Platz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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