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There are 59 daily trains from Heilbronn to Potsdam. Traveling by train from Heilbronn to Potsdam usually takes around 8 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 6 hours and 25 minutes.
|Distance||281 mi (452 km)|
|Fastest train||6h 0m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
Which train should you take from Heilbronn to Potsdam?
2 train services operate from Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg to Potsdam, Brandenburg. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 57 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Heilbronn to Potsdam during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Heilbronn to Potsdam?
The distance between Heilbronn and Potsdam is approximately 281 miles, or 452 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 25 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Heilbronn to Potsdam are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Heilbronn at 12:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Heilbronn to Potsdam?
There are 59 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
Where is the train station in Heilbronn?
There are two stations in Heilbronn where you can board the train to Potsdam.
Train stations in Heilbronn:
Where is the train station in Potsdam?
There are more train stations and stops in Potsdam than most cities. Most trains from Heilbronn will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Potsdam:
Train stations in Potsdam:
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