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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Berlin Tegel, fly to Amsterdam  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof to S Charlottenburg Bhf
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Amsterdam (AMS) TXL - AMS

$83 - $283

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Bus Deinbus  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Amsterdam Centraal Station

$41 - $64

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Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly to Amsterdam  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Potsdam Babelsberg to Berlin Schönefeld Flughafen
  2. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Amsterdam (AMS) SXF - AMS

$54 - $186

Fly Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) TXL - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

$87 - $203

Train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hannover Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$102 - $185

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Wannsee to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N31

$46 - $87

Drive  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Potsdam to Amsterdam 392 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Potsdam to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 11 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Potsdam to Amsterdam is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 250€ and takes 4 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potsdam to Amsterdam station. However, there are services departing from Potsdam, Glienicker Brücke and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal Station via S Wannsee Bhf and Berlin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Potsdam to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Berlin Hbf (tief) and Hannover Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 53 min.

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The distance between Potsdam and Amsterdam is 555 km. The road distance is 627.1 km.

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The best way to get from Potsdam to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 7 h 53 min and costs 85€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Potsdam to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Potsdam to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Deinbus, depart from Berlin station.

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Potsdam to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Potsdam to Amsterdam is to train which takes 7 h 53 min and costs 85€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 11 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Potsdam to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 346.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Potsdam, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Potsdam to Amsterdam via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Hbf (tief), and Hannover Hbf in around 7 h 53 min. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Potsdam to Amsterdam once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
S-Bahn Berlin
Website
s-bahn-berlin.de
Train from S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof to S Charlottenburg Bhf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
s-bahn-berlin.de
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Potsdam Hbf (S) to Berlin Charlottenburg (S)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
bahn.de
BVG
Website
bvg.de
Train from Potsdam Babelsberg to Berlin Schönefeld Flughafen
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
vbb.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Hannover Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Berlin to Amsterdam Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
deinbus.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Wannsee to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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