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How to travel from Potsdam Hbf to Munich Hbf by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Potsdam Hbf to Munich Hbf? Look no further.

There are around 27 trains per day running between Potsdam Hbf and Munich Hbf, which usually take 6 hours 24 minutes to complete the 301 miles (485 km) journey. It can take as little as 4 hours 45 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Munich Hbf from Potsdam Hbf, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way.

You can save money on train tickets from Potsdam Hbf to Munich Hbf if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from €23.90. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Potsdam Hbf to Munich Hbf by train

It takes an average of 6h 24m to travel from Potsdam Hbf to Munich Hbf by train, over a distance of around 301 miles (485 km). There are normally 27 trains per day travelling from Potsdam Hbf to Munich Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €23.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 45m
PriceFrom €23.90
Distance301 miles (485 km)
Frequency27 trains per day
First train00:41
Last train21:41
Departure stationPotsdam Hbf
Arrival stationMunich Hbf
Changes1 change

Potsdam Hbf to Munich Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Potsdam Hbf to Munich Hbf for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:55 12:24 5h 29m, 1 change
07:55 13:20 5h 25m, 1 change
08:55 14:19 5h 24m, 1 change
09:55 15:07 5h 12m, 2 changes
09:55 15:44 5h 49m, 1 change
10:55 16:16 5h 21m, 1 change
11:55 17:19 5h 24m, 1 change
12:55 18:24 5h 29m, 1 change
13:55 19:20 5h 25m, 2 changes
13:55 20:07 6h 12m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Potsdam Hbf to Munich Hbf

The price of train tickets from Potsdam Hbf to Munich Hbf starts at €23.90 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 Munich 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 Munich 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 Munich Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Potsdam Hbf and Munich Hbf is 6 hours and 24 minutes, with around 27 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 Munich Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Potsdam Hbf to Munich Hbf is 4 hours and 45 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Potsdam Hbf to Munich Hbf can start from as little as €23.90 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 Munich Hbf?

No, there are no direct train services from Potsdam Hbf to Munich Hbf. Travelling from Potsdam Hbf to Munich Hbf by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Potsdam Hbf to Munich Hbf leaves at 00:41. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Potsdam Hbf to Munich Hbf leaves at 21:41. 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 Munich Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Potsdam Hbf to Munich Hbf cover a distance of around 301 miles (485 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Munich Hbf to Potsdam Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Potsdam Hbf to Munich 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 11/14/2021 for travel on 11/14/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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