There are 3 ways to get from Salzburg to Melk by train, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 24 min

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

$15 - $57

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Melk 134.1 miles

$24 - $40

Fly, train  •  3 h 42 min

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

$101 - $344

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Melk is to train which costs 12€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 24 min.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Melk. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Melk via Amstetten NÖ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Melk is 177 km. The road distance is 214.6 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Melk without a car is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs 12€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Salzburg to Melk, including transfers.

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Salzburg to Melk train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Melk.
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  • Distance: 110.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Salzburg to Melk every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 37 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
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
$17 - $22

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