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There are 3 ways to get from Vienna to Melk by train or car

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Train via St.Pölten Hbf  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Meidling to St.Pölten Hbf Wb / ...
  2. Take the train from St.Pölten Hbf to Melk Rex / ...

$19 - $30

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Wien Westbahnhof to Melk Rex

$14 - $23

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Vienna to Melk 54.9 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Melk is to drive which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Melk is to train which costs 16€ - 27€ and takes 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Westbahnhof and arriving at Melk. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Vienna and Melk is 77 km. The road distance is 87.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Melk without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs 16€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 52 min to get from Vienna to Melk, including transfers.

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Vienna to Melk train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Meidling station.

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Vienna to Melk train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Melk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Melk is 88 km. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from Vienna to Melk.

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  • Distance: 47.9 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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

You can take a train from Vienna to Melk via St.Pölten Hbf in around 52 min.

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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Meidling to St.Pölten Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from St.Pölten Hbf to Melk
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Westbahnhof to Melk
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com

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There are 169+ hotels available in Melk. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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