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There are 5 ways to get from Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf Ic / ...

€25 - €123

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the rideshare from Dresden to Potsdam 204.9 km

€9 - €13

3 alternative options

Bus via S Südkreuz Bhf  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf RegioJet / ...

€12 - €23

Bus  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Dresden Neustadt station to Berlin central bus station 160 / ...

€16 - €20

Drive  •  1h 52m

  1. Drive from Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam 202.8 km

€21 - €35

Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam by walk and train

The journey time between Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) and Potsdam is around 2h 33m and covers a distance of around 223 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 20m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Czech Railways (ČD), Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and others, the Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam service departs from Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) and arrives in Potsdam Hbf. Typically 103 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 33m
Fastest journey time:
2h 20m
Services per week:
103
Cheapest price:
€11
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:26
Last service departs at:
20:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam walk and train schedules

Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) → Potsdam
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam is to rideshare which costs €9 - €13 and takes 2h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 1h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) station to Potsdam station. However, there are services departing from Dresden Neustadt station and arriving at Potsdam central train station via Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from Dresden-Neustadt and arriving at Potsdam Hbf via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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The distance between Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) and Potsdam is 156 km. The road distance is 202.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam without a car is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs €25 - €130.

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It takes approximately 2h 51m to get from Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam, including transfers.

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Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dresden Neustadt station.

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Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Dresden-Neustadt station.

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The best way to get from Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs €25 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus via S Südkreuz Bhf, which costs €12 - €23 and takes 3h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam.
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  • Distance: 156.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 51m

What companies run services between Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station), Germany and Potsdam, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost €50 - €75 and the journey takes 2h 7m. Five other operators also service this route. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf hourly. Tickets cost €6 - €9 and the journey takes 2h 20m. Blablabus also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
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 Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €15
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€9 - €11
Business
€12 - €15
1st Class
€12 - €15
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 Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €45
Website
Railjet
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 Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dresden to Berlin - Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
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 Dresden Neustadt station to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
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 Dresden to Potsdam
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin central bus station.

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Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam is 203 km. It takes approximately 1h 52m to drive from Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) to Potsdam.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Station) and Potsdam. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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