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About the train journey from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz

Want to travel from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz usually takes 32 minutes on average to travel 17 miles (27 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 30 minutes. You can expect to find 60 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Berlin Alexanderplatz, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. DB are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Berlin Alexanderplatz in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save!

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Berlin Alexanderplatz, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz by train

First train

00:54

Last train

23:30

Departure station

Potsdam Hbf

Arrival station

Berlin Alexanderplatz

Journey time

From 30m

Distance

17 miles (27 km)

Frequency

60 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus

Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz train times

Check out the next trains departing from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz for Tuesday 23rd April 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:50 11:20 30m, direct
11:31 12:05 34m, direct
11:42 12:15 33m, direct
11:50 12:20 30m, direct
12:31 13:05 34m, direct
12:42 13:15 33m, direct
12:50 13:20 30m, direct
13:10 13:42 32m, direct
13:31 14:04 33m, direct
13:42 14:15 33m, direct

Deutsche Bahn trains from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz

You can travel from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz on Deutsche Bahn trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

Cheap train tickets from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz take?

The average journey time by train between Potsdam Hbf and Berlin Alexanderplatz is 32 minutes, with around 60 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Potsdam Hbf and Berlin Alexanderplatz by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz is 30 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz without having to change trains. There are 60 direct trains from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz leave?

The first train from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz leaves at 00:54. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz leave?

The last train from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz leaves at 23:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Potsdam Hbf and Berlin Alexanderplatz by train?

Trains travelling from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Alexanderplatz cover a distance of around 17 miles (27 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Potsdam Hbf.

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