There are 4 ways to get from Tegel to Potsdam by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 50 min
€4 - €11
3 alternative options
Bus, line 638 bus • 1h 24m
Taxi • 28 min
€65 - €80
Drive • 28 min
€3 - €6
Tegel to Potsdam by train
The train journey time between Tegel and Potsdam is around 1h 1m and covers a distance of around 38 km. The fastest train normally takes 51 min. Operated by BVG, Deutsche Bahn Regional and S-Bahn Berlin, the Tegel to Potsdam train service departs from U Holzhauser Str. and arrives in Potsdam Hbf. Typically 1029 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Tegel to Potsdam train schedules
Departing Sunday, June 20, 2021
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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Tegel to Potsdam is to drive which costs €3 - €6 and takes 28 min.
The quickest way to get from Tegel to Potsdam is to taxi which costs €65 - €80 and takes 28 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Tegel to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from U Holzhauser Str. and arriving at Potsdam, Campus Jungfernsee via S+U Rathaus Spandau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 24m.
No, there is no direct train from Tegel to Potsdam. However, there are services departing from U Holzhauser Str. and arriving at Potsdam Hbf via Berlin Friedrichstrasse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 50 min.
The distance between Tegel and Potsdam is 25 km. The road distance is 35.3 km.
The best way to get from Tegel to Potsdam without a car is to train which takes 50 min and costs €4 - €12.
It takes approximately 50 min to get from Tegel to Potsdam, including transfers.
Tegel to Potsdam bus services, operated by BVG, depart from U Holzhauser Str. station.
Tegel to Potsdam train services, operated by BVG, depart from U Holzhauser Str. station.
The best way to get from Tegel to Potsdam is to train which takes 50 min and costs €4 - €12. Alternatively, you can bus and line 638 bus, which costs and takes 1h 24m.
What companies run services between Tegel, Germany and Potsdam, Germany?
You can take a train from Tegel to Potsdam via S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf and Berlin Friedrichstrasse in around 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tegel to Potsdam via S+U Rathaus Spandau in around 1h 24m.
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.
Train from Berlin Friedrichstrasse to Potsdam Hbf
- Ave. Duration
- 29 min
- Every 20 minutes
- Estimated price
- €5 - €8
Train from S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
- Ave. Duration
- 38 min
- Every 15 minutes
- Estimated price
- €2 - €4
- S-Bahn Berlin
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Tegel to Potsdam bus services, operated by Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH, arrive at Potsdam, Campus Jungfernsee station.
Tegel to Potsdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Potsdam Hbf station.
Yes, the driving distance between Tegel to Potsdam is 35 km. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Tegel to Potsdam.
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