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There are 4 ways to get from Potsdamer Platz to Berlin Central Station by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  3 min

  1. Take the train from S+U Brandenburger Tor to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof U5 / ...

1€ - 3€

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Bus  •  6 min

  1. Take the bus from S Potsdamer Platz Bhf/Voßstr. to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof M41 / ...

2€ - 3€

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Potsdamer Platz to Berlin Central Station 2.3 km

7€ - 9€

Walk  •  27 min

  1. Walk from Potsdamer Platz to Berlin Central Station 2.3 km

Potsdamer Platz → Berlin Central Station
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The cost-effective way to get from Potsdamer Platz to Berlin Central Station is to train, which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Potsdamer Platz to Berlin Central Station is to train which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from S Potsdamer Platz Bhf/Voßstr. and arriving at S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from S+U Brandenburger Tor and arriving at S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 min.

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The distance between Potsdamer Platz and Berlin Central Station is 2 km.

The best way to get from Potsdamer Platz to Berlin Central Station without a car is to train which takes 3 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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The train from S+U Brandenburger Tor to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof takes 3 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Potsdamer Platz to Berlin Central Station bus services, operated by BVG, depart from S Potsdamer Platz Bhf/Voßstr. station.

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Potsdamer Platz to Berlin Central Station train services, operated by BVG, depart from S+U Brandenburger Tor station.

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The best way to get from Potsdamer Platz to Berlin Central Station is to train which takes 3 min and costs 1€ - 3€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ - 3€ and takes 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Potsdamer Platz to Berlin Central Station.
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  • Distance: 1.9 km
  • Duration: 3 min

What companies run services between Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany and Berlin Central Station, Germany?

BVG operates a train from S+U Brandenburger Tor to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof every 10 minutes. Tickets cost 2€ - 3€ and the journey takes 3 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, BVG operates a bus from S Potsdamer Platz Bhf/Voßstr. to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof every 10 minutes. Tickets cost 2€ - 3€ and the journey takes 6 min.

Train operators
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Train from S+U Brandenburger Tor to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
BVG
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 Berlin Potsdamer Platz to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Bus from S Potsdamer Platz Bhf/Voßstr. to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
BVG
Other operators
Taxi from Potsdamer Platz to Berlin Central Station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Taxi Berlin
Phone
+49 30/202020
Website
taxi-berlin.de
Taxi - Dieter Kreutz
Phone
+49 30 2839 55345
Website
berlin-taxi-kreutz.de
Talixo
Phone
+49 30/346497360
Website
talixo.com

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Potsdamer Platz to Berlin Central Station bus services, operated by BVG, arrive at S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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Potsdamer Platz to Berlin Central Station train services, operated by BVG, arrive at S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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