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Fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  3h 29m

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

€33 - €173

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Fly to Berlin Tegel  •  15h 3m

  1. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) PSA - TXL

€34 - €155

Train  •  15h 18m

  1. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Muenchen Hbf Ecb
  4. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

€154 - €367

Bus  •  23h

  1. Take the bus from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano Baltour / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Berlin central bus station N95

€67 - €90

Train, bus  •  24h 22m

  1. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Parcheggio Villa Costanza to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
  3. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf

€52 - €81

Train, night train  •  18h 31m

  1. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Muenchen Hbf Nj
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice

€183 - €297

Drive  •  11h 21m

  1. Drive from Pisa to Potsdam 1283.1 km

€150 - €230

Pisa to Potsdam by train

The train journey time between Pisa and Potsdam is around 15h 50m and covers a distance of around 1391 km. The fastest train normally takes 14h 38m. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno and others, the Pisa to Potsdam train service departs from Pisa Centrale and arrives in Potsdam Hbf. Typically 18 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
15h 50m
Fastest train time:
14h 38m
Trains per week:
18
Cheapest price:
€184
Carbon emissions:
73 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:15
Last train departs at:
13:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Pisa to Potsdam train schedules

Italy → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Italy

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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No, entry into Germany from Italy is currently restricted.

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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 Italy from Germany.

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Last updated: 22 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Pisa to Potsdam is to train and bus which costs €50 - €85 and takes 24h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Pisa to Potsdam is to fly and train which costs €30 - €180 and takes 3h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pisa to Potsdam station. However, there are services departing from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio and arriving at Potsdam central train station via Milan and Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h.

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No, there is no direct train from Pisa to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from Pisa Centrale and arriving at Potsdam Hbf via Firenze S.M.N., Bologna Centrale, Muenchen Hbf, Nuernberg Hbf and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 18m.

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The distance between Pisa and Potsdam is 986 km. The road distance is 1283.1 km.

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The best way to get from Pisa to Potsdam without a car is to train which takes 15h 18m and costs €150 - €370.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from Pisa to Potsdam, including transfers.

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Pisa to Potsdam bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio station.

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Pisa to Potsdam train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Pisa Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Pisa to Potsdam is to fly which takes 15h 3m and costs €30 - €160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €150 - €370 and takes 15h 18m, you could also bus, which costs €65 - €90 and takes 23h.

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Map of how to get from Pisa to Potsdam.
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  • Distance: 986.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between Pisa, Italy and Potsdam, Germany?

Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa and 10 other airlines fly from Pisa to Potsdam every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pisa to Potsdam via Firenze S.M.N., Bologna Centrale, Muenchen Hbf, Nuernberg Hbf, and Berlin Hbf in around 15h 18m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pisa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €1800
Flights from Pisa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €1600
Flights from Pisa to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €2900
Flights from Pisa to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €2000
Flights from Pisa to Berlin Tegel via Rome, Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from Pisa to Berlin Tegel via Olbia, Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from Pisa to Berlin Tegel via Barcelona, Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Pisa to Berlin Tegel via Valencia, Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €800
Flights from Pisa to Berlin Tegel via Budapest, Munich
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €150
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Pisa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €270
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
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
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
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
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 Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Baltour
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 Pisa to Milan
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Florence, Parcheggio Villa Costanza to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
RegioJet
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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The quickest flight from Pisa Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Pisa to Potsdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin central bus station.

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Pisa to Potsdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pisa to Potsdam is 1283 km. It takes approximately 11h 21m to drive from Pisa to Potsdam.

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Ryanair, Alitalia, Air Dolomiti and two other airlines offer flights from Pisa Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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