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About the train journey from Potsdam to Oranienburg

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The train from Potsdam to Oranienburg usually takes 1 hour 35 minutes on average to travel 26 miles (42 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 1 hour 25 minutes. You can expect to find 18 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Potsdam and Oranienburg, you’ll need to make 2 changes on your way to Oranienburg. DB are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Oranienburg in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Potsdam to Oranienburg 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 Oranienburg, 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 to Oranienburg by train

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 1h 25m


26 miles (42 km)


18 trains per day


2 changes

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn trains from Potsdam to Oranienburg

You can travel from Potsdam to Oranienburg 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 to Oranienburg

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 to Oranienburg 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 to Oranienburg? 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 to Oranienburg take?

The average journey time by train between Potsdam and Oranienburg is 1 hour and 35 minutes, with around 18 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 and Oranienburg by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Potsdam to Oranienburg is 1 hour and 25 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Potsdam to Oranienburg?

No, there are no direct train services from Potsdam to Oranienburg. Travelling from Potsdam to Oranienburg by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Potsdam to Oranienburg leave?

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

What time does the last train from Potsdam to Oranienburg leave?

The last train from Potsdam to Oranienburg leaves at 21:50. 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 and Oranienburg by train?

Trains travelling from Potsdam to Oranienburg cover a distance of around 26 miles (42 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

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