There are 7 ways to get from Munich to Melk 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 3 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to St.Pölten Hbf Rj

$72 - $108

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Bus, train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Amstetten NÖ Wb / ...

$22 - $74

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Train via Salzburg Hbf  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Amstetten NÖ Wb / ...

$49 - $110

Night train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the night train from München Hbf to St.Pölten Hbf En

$72 - $108

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Melk 201.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Munich, train  •  5 h 32 min

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

$106 - $370

Train to Salzburg, fly, train  •  5 h 59 min

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

$131 - $395

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Melk is to bus and train which costs 19€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Melk is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Melk. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Melk via St.Pölten Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Munich and Melk is 279 km. The road distance is 322.9 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Melk without a car is to train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs 60€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Munich to Melk, including transfers.

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Munich to Melk train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Melk.
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  • Distance: 174.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Melk, Lower Austria?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Munich to Melk every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $100 and the journey takes 3 h 33 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Salzburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to St.Pölten Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Amstetten NÖ
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Flughafen Wien to St.Pölten Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Amstetten
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Amstetten NÖ
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $22
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7
Business
$11 - $13
Premium
$18 - $22
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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