There are 4 ways to get from Krems to Melk by train, car or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Salzburg Hbf  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Spittal-Millstättersee to Salzburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Amstetten K485 / ...

$130 - $193

Cheapest option

Drive, bus, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Krems to Thörl Maglern
  2. Take the bus from Thörl Maglern to Vienna Erdberg
  3. Take the train from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Sankt Pölten

$61 - $88

2 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Madling to Unzmarkt R
  2. Take the train from Unzmarkt to Wien Meidling Ec
  3. Take the train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Sankt Pölten D / ...

$183 - $246

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Krems to Melk 214.8 miles

$35 - $60

What companies run services between Krems, Kärnten, Austria and Melk, Lower Austria?

You can take a train from Krems to Melk via Spittal-Millstättersee, Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg, Salzburg, Amstetten, and Amstetten NÖ in around 5 h 52 min.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Spittal-Millstättersee to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Amstetten NÖ
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Madling to Unzmarkt
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Meidling to St.Pölten Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Amstetten
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Sankt Pölten
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Sankt Pölten
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Amstetten
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Train from Wien Meidling to Sankt Pölten
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Train from Wien Mitte to Sankt Pölten
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Unzmarkt to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Thörl Maglern to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
tourbus.cz

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Krems and Melk is 190 km. The road distance is 344 km.

The cheapest way to get from Krems to Melk is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Krems to Melk is to drive which takes 3 h 16 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Krems to Melk, including transfers.