Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam by train

  • First train
    05:06
  • Last train
    22:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 21m
  • Distance
    398 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 11m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam by train

Fast trains from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam take around 4 hours and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 398 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Frankfurt am Main and Potsdam.

1. Are there direct trains from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam?

Journeys between Frankfurt am Main and Potsdam usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 22 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam?

The Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Potsdam is usually scheduled to depart Frankfurt am Main around 05:06 and the last train is around 21:14. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Frankfurt am Main around 05:06, and the last at 22:22.

When to book Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam by train.

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Which train companies operate between Frankfurt am Main and Potsdam?

More than one train company operates on the route from Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main by train

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Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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