Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Buying RER Ticket CDG-Paris
  2. 2 land vs river cruise
  3. 3 Paris, Normandy & Amsterdam with College Graduate
  4. 4 The World's Greatest Churches
  5. 5 Trip Report September in Venice, Croatia, and Slovenia
  6. 6 "chunnel" to change it's offical name.
  7. 7 London flat feedback wanted - yes, I'm going slightly crazy!
  8. 8 Germany, Switzerland and Paris with teens
  9. 9 Italy Croatia Bosnia
  10. 10 Malaga Christmas lights
  11. 11 Trip Report Sampling Some of Sicily and Bits of Italy Beyond
  12. 12 Trans Siberian Train
  13. 13 Tips for first trip to UK
  14. 14 Scotland ideas
  15. 15 Devon and Dorset: Where to Base?
  16. 16 London vacation rental agency
  17. 17 And the winner is ...India? Egypt? no, Italy!
  18. 18 South of France
  19. 19 Czech Republic & Germany in Eleven Days
  20. 20 Traveling to Ukraine with a travel guide
  21. 21 My France Vacation
  22. 22 Slovenia and Croatia in January (Solo)
  23. 23 Must See/Do/Eat in Vienna?
  24. 24 The 2017-18 Ashes thread - up now on the Aussie forum.
  25. 25 Itinerary for 4 days in Madrid
View next 25 » Back to the top

Berlin - Potsdam. Help please!

Jump to last reply

Hi everyone,

We are travelling from Berlin to Potsdam for a day trip in mid August. Our hotel in Berlin is near Checkpoint Charlie, and we would ideally like to be on a train to Potsdam at around 9:30am (our tickets for Schloss Sansoucci are for midday, and we would like to get breakfast in Potsdam first).

I'm getting a bit confused by the rail network on how to get there. From what i'm reading, i see that we need to catch the S7 line. We are hoping to catch this from Friedrichstrasse train station in Berlin. My question is, are we able to catch this the entire way from Berlin - Potsdam, or will we have to stop in Wannse and switch to a DB train from Wannse to Potsdam (i can see on some instructions that the Berlin city limit stops at Wannse, and i was wondering if the trains therefore stop there as well).

I'm assuming buying the tickets will be as simple as using one of the ticket machines in the station. Are the directions really clear to which platform we will need to wait on? We are novices at catching trains in Europe, and it's a huge fear of mine that we will end up on the wrong train.

Thanks for any advice that you are able to give us! :)

13 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement