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There are 4 ways to get from Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci to Magdeburg by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the train from Potsdam Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf Re / ...

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Rideshare  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the rideshare from Potsdam to Magdeburg 126.6 km

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Potsdam central train station to Magdeburg central bus station N1325

Drive  •  1h 13m

  1. Drive from Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci to Magdeburg 121.7 km

Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci to Magdeburg by bus and train

The journey time between Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci and Magdeburg is around 1h 54m and covers a distance of around 120 km. This includes an average layover time of around 25 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 37m. Operated by Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH, Deutsche Bahn Regional, Bahn DE and others, the Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci to Magdeburg service departs from Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci and arrives in Magdeburg Hbf. Typically 115 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 29m
Layover time:
25 min
Total time:
1h 54m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 37m
Journey distance:
120 km
Services per week:
115
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:59
Last service departs at:
22:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci to Magdeburg bus and train schedules

Departing Friday, September 24, 2021

Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci → Magdeburg
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 116 117

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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 Magdeburg is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Magdeburg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Magdeburg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci to Magdeburg is to rideshare which costs €4 - €10 and takes 1h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci to Magdeburg is to drive which costs €13 - €20 and takes 1h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci to Magdeburg station. However, there are services departing from Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci and arriving at Magdeburg central bus station via Potsdam central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci and Magdeburg is 101 km. The road distance is 121.7 km.

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The best way to get from Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci to Magdeburg without a car is to train which takes 1h 48m and costs €18 - €65.

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It takes approximately 1h 48m to get from Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci to Magdeburg, including transfers.

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Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci to Magdeburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Potsdam central train station.

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The best way to get from Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci to Magdeburg is to train which takes 1h 48m and costs €18 - €65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €9 - €11 and takes 2h 54m.

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Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci to Magdeburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Magdeburg central bus station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci to Magdeburg is 122 km. It takes approximately 1h 13m to drive from Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci to Magdeburg.

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  • Distance: 100.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 48m

What companies run services between Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci, Germany and Magdeburg, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from Potsdam Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €18 - €27 and the journey takes 1h 13m. Six other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Potsdam central train station to Magdeburg central bus station once daily. Tickets cost €9 - €11 and the journey takes 1h 35m. FlixBus-de also services this route once daily.

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 Potsdam Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €27
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
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 Potsdam Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
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 Potsdam Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Potsdam Hbf to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
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 Potsdam central train station to Magdeburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof to Magdeburg, ZOB
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Potsdam to Magdeburg
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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