There are 6 ways to get from Prague to Melk by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Wien Hbf  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to St.Pölten Hbf Rj / ...

$41 - $64

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Bus FlixBus, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Linz, Linz Wissensturm K476
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Amstetten NÖ Wb / ...

$29 - $57

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Train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Linz Hbf Ex
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Amstetten NÖ Wb / ...

$40 - $72

Bus RegioJet, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to St.Pölten Hbf Rj / ...

$31 - $46

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Melk 168.2 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, train  •  4 h 2 min

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

$113 - $317

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Prague to Melk. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Melk via Wien Hbf and St.Pölten Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

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The distance between Prague and Melk is 217 km. The road distance is 269.1 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Melk without a car is to train which takes 5 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Prague to Melk, including transfers.

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Prague to Melk train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha hl.n. station.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Prague to Melk train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at St.Pölten Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Melk is 269 km. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from Prague to Melk.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 191+ hotels available in Melk. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Melk.
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  • Distance: 135.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Melk, Lower Austria?

You can take a train from Prague to Melk via Wien Hbf and St.Pölten Hbf in around 5 h 12 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
cd.cz
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 Wien Hbf to St.Pölten Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Amstetten NÖ
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $19
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 Linz, Linz central station, Train to Amstetten
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Linz, Linz Wissensturm
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com

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