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Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main by train

  • First train
    04:51
  • Last train
    00:50
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 17m
  • Distance
    398 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 28m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main by train

Fast trains from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main take around 4 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 398 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Potsdam and Frankfurt am Main.

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

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

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main 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 18 departures.

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

The Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Frankfurt am Main is usually scheduled to depart Potsdam around 04:55 and the last train is around 00:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Potsdam around 04:51, and the last at 00:47.

When to book Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main 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 Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main by train.

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Which train companies operate between Potsdam and Frankfurt am Main?

More than one train company operates on the route from Potsdam to Frankfurt am Main, 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.

Frankfurt am Main to Potsdam by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

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.