There are 5 ways to get from Melk to Budapest by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Rj

$63 - $97

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Wb / ...
  2. Rj

$28 - $43

3 alternative options

Night train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. En

$64 - $98

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. 210.2 miles

$35 - $60

Train, fly  •  4 h 13 min

  1. VIE - BUD

$119 - $327

What companies run services between Melk, Lower Austria and Budapest, Hungary?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Melk to Budapest every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from St.Pölten Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from St.Pölten Hbf to Wien Rennweg
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Melk to St.Pölten Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from St.Pölten Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Sankt Pölten to Vienna, Vienna Rennweg
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, U2 Stadion, Busterminal Stadioncenter, Engerthstrasse to Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melk and Budapest is 288 km. The road distance is 336 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melk to Budapest is to train and bus which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Melk to Budapest is to drive which takes 3 h 9 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

No, there is no direct train from Melk to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Melk and arriving at Kelenföld via St.Pölten Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Melk to Budapest, including transfers.