There are 3 ways to get from Melk to Salzburg by 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  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Melk to Amstetten NÖ Rex / ...
  2. Take the train from Amstetten NÖ to Salzburg Hbf Wb / ...

$36 - $59

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Melk to Salzburg 134.4 miles

$24 - $40

Train, fly  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from St.Pölten Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Salzburg (SZG) VIE - SZG

$97 - $345

What companies run services between Melk, Lower Austria and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a train from Melk to Salzburg via Amstetten NÖ in around 2 h 14 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Melk to Amstetten NÖ
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Amstetten NÖ to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $45
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 Amstetten to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melk and Salzburg is 177 km. The road distance is 215 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melk to Salzburg is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Melk to Salzburg is to drive which takes 1 h 59 min and costs 21€ - 35€.

No, there is no direct train from Melk to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Melk and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Amstetten NÖ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Melk to Salzburg, including transfers.