There are 4 ways to get from Vienna to Melk by train or car

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  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Wien Westbahnhof to Melk Rex

$14 - $23

3 alternative options

Train via St.Pölten Hbf  •  1 h 9 min

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

$19 - $30

Train via St.Pölten Hbf #2  •  1 h 21 min

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

$20 - $32

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Vienna to Melk 54.9 miles

$10 - $15

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Melk hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $23 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Westbahnhof to Melk
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Westbahnhof to St.Pölten Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from St.Pölten Hbf to Melk
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Mitte to St.Pölten Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz to Sankt Pölten
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Sankt Pölten
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vienna and Melk is 77 km. The road distance is 88 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Vienna to Melk is to train which takes 1 h and costs 12€ - 20€.

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.

The train from Wien Westbahnhof to Melk takes 1 h including transfers and departs hourly.