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Travel from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf by train in 23 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf by train is 31 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 23 minutes. Around 120 trains per day travel the 16 miles (25 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Berlin Hbf. As the main train operator on this route, you'll probably be travelling on a DB service for all or at least part of your journey to Berlin Hbf.

Book train tickets from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from €10.20. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf by train

It takes an average of 31m to travel from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf by train, over a distance of around 16 miles (25 km). There are normally 120 trains per day travelling from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €10.20 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 23m
PriceFrom €10.20
Distance16 miles (25 km)
Frequency120 trains per day
First train00:01
Last train23:41
Departure stationPotsdam Hbf
Arrival stationBerlin Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn

Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:25 11:49 24m, direct
11:31 12:08 37m, direct
11:41 12:18 37m, direct
11:55 12:19 24m, direct
12:01 12:38 37m, direct
12:11 12:44 33m, 1 change
12:11 12:48 37m, direct
12:25 12:49 24m, direct
12:31 13:08 37m, direct
12:41 13:18 37m, direct

Deutsche Bahn and IC (Intercity) trains from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf

You can travel from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf on Deutsche Bahn and IC (Intercity) 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.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

Cheap train tickets from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf

The price of train tickets from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf starts at €10.20 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

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 Hbf 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.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf? 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 Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Potsdam Hbf and Berlin Hbf is 31 minutes, with around 120 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 Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf is 23 minutes.

How much does the train from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf cost?

Train ticket prices from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf can start from as little as €10.20 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

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

Yes, it is possible to travel from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf without having to change trains. There are 107 direct trains from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf 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 Hbf leave?

The first train from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf leaves at 00:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf leaves at 23:41. 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 Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf cover a distance of around 16 miles (25 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Berlin Hbf to Potsdam Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Potsdam Hbf to Berlin Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/25/2021 for travel on 12/25/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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