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There are 4 ways to get from Tegel to Potsdam by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from U Holzhauser Str. to S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf U6
  2. Take the train from Berlin Friedrichstrasse to Potsdam Hbf Re / ...

€4 - €11

3 alternative options

Bus, line 638 bus  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the bus from U Holzhauser Str. to S+U Rathaus Spandau X33
  2. Take the line 638 bus from S+U Rathaus Spandau to Potsdam, Campus Jungfernsee 638

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tegel to Potsdam 35.3 km

€65 - €80

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Tegel to Potsdam 35.3 km

€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.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 1m
Fastest train time:
51 min
Trains per week:
1029
Cheapest price:
€4
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:06
Last train departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tegel to Potsdam train schedules

Tegel → Potsdam
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Potsdam is 116 117.

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The social distance requirement in Potsdam is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Tegel to Potsdam is to drive which costs €3 - €6 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tegel to Potsdam is to taxi which costs €65 - €80 and takes 28 min.

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Tegel and Potsdam is 25 km. The road distance is 35.3 km.

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The best way to get from Tegel to Potsdam without a car is to train which takes 50 min and costs €4 - €12.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Tegel to Potsdam, including transfers.

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Tegel to Potsdam bus services, operated by BVG, depart from U Holzhauser Str. station.

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Tegel to Potsdam train services, operated by BVG, depart from U Holzhauser Str. station.

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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.

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  • Distance: 25 km
  • Duration: 50 min

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.

Train operators
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Train from U Holzhauser Str. to S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
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 Friedrichstrasse to Potsdam Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf to S Potsdam Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
Bus operators
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Bus from U Holzhauser Str. to S+U Rathaus Spandau
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
BVG
Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH
Phone
+49 331 66140
Email
info@vip-potsdam.de
Website
swp-potsdam.de
Bus from S+U Rathaus Spandau to Potsdam, Campus Jungfernsee
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH
Other operators
Taxi from Tegel to Potsdam
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
€65 - €80
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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Tegel to Potsdam bus services, operated by Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH, arrive at Potsdam, Campus Jungfernsee station.

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Tegel to Potsdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Potsdam Hbf station.

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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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