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There are 4 ways to get from Wittenberg to Potsdamer Platz by train, rideshare or car

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Train via Berlin Suedkreuz  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz Ice / ...

16€ - 60€

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Rideshare  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the rideshare from Wittenberg to Berlin 112.9 km

4€ - 6€

2 alternative options

Train  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the train from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Hauptbahnhof to S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf Re3 / ...

15€ - 22€

Drive  •  1h 18m

  1. Drive from Wittenberg to Potsdamer Platz 110 km

11€ - 18€

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Wittenberg to Potsdamer Platz is to rideshare, which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 1h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Wittenberg to Potsdamer Platz is to train via Berlin Suedkreuz which costs 16€ - 60€ and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 19m.

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The distance between Wittenberg and Potsdamer Platz is 87 km. The road distance is 110 km.

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The best way to get from Wittenberg to Potsdamer Platz without a car is to train via Berlin Suedkreuz which takes 40 min and costs 16€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 40 min to get from Wittenberg to Potsdamer Platz, including transfers.

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Wittenberg to Potsdamer Platz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf station.

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Wittenberg to Potsdamer Platz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Suedkreuz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wittenberg to Potsdamer Platz is 110 km. It takes approximately 1h 18m to drive from Wittenberg to Potsdamer Platz.

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  • Distance: 87 km
  • Duration: 40 min

What companies run services between Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany and Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz hourly. Tickets cost 24€ - 35€ and the journey takes 34 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Hauptbahnhof to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Hauptbahnhof to S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Lutherstadt Wittenberg Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Wittenberg to Berlin
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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