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Trains from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod

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Railroad route Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod overview

Trains from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod depart 20 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 01:24, the last - 23:59. Travel time between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod takes from 03h 35min to 09h 18min. Train tickets from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod cost from 31 USD to 856 USD, depending on a train category, ticket category, date of travel and additional services.


On this page we have collected all the important, useful and relevant information about the railway and trains between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod: train schedules, train types, travel time, ticket classes and prices, main trains on a route, recommended trains, answers to frequently asked questions and traveler reviews.

  • The relevance of the information on this page is September 2020.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Moscow Yaroslavskiy Railway station (Москва (Ярославский Вокзал))
Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал))
Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал))
Moscow Belorusskiy Railway station (Москва (Белорусский Вокзал))

Arrival station:

Nizhny Novgorod (Нижний Новгород)


Complete schedule of trains from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
01:24 07:16 05h 52min 059А Volga Regular Train 72 USD
01:50 08:38 06h 48min 226Щ Regular Train 41 USD
02:05 10:45 08h 40min 204Щ Regular Train 41 USD
02:35 11:35 09h 00min 173Ч Regular Train 39 USD
03:20 10:27 07h 07min 104Б Regular Train 44 USD
03:20 10:27 07h 07min 064Б Regular Train 37 USD
05:37 09:58 04h 21min 042Ч Regular Train 65 USD
06:35 10:10 03h 35min 702Н Strizh Regular Train 41 USD
07:12 10:59 03h 47min 728Г Lastochka Regular Train 55 USD
09:33 13:31 03h 58min 730Г Lastochka Regular Train 55 USD
10:55 18:50 07h 55min 240Щ Regular Train 41 USD
11:00 14:43 03h 43min 704Н Strizh Regular Train 58 USD
13:18 22:36 09h 18min 048В Regular Train 31 USD
13:35 19:55 06h 20min 012Я Yamal Regular Train 79 USD
13:35 19:55 06h 20min 084М Severniy Ural Regular Train 151 USD
14:00 17:43 03h 43min 706Н Strizh Regular Train 41 USD
15:20 22:53 07h 33min 246М Regular Train 38 USD
15:43 19:32 03h 49min 708Н Strizh Regular Train 41 USD
16:35 20:38 04h 03min 732Г Lastochka Regular Train 55 USD
16:50 23:03 06h 13min 156Ы Regular Train 76 USD
16:50 23:03 06h 13min 056Ы Enisey Regular Train 51 USD
16:50 23:03 06h 13min 092И Regular Train 65 USD
18:35 22:22 03h 47min 734Г Lastochka Regular Train 55 USD
20:05 02:13 06h 08min 032Г Vyatka Regular Train 64 USD
20:21 23:59 03h 38min 710Н Strizh Regular Train 41 USD
21:12 01:03 03h 51min 771Н Sapsan Regular Train 48 USD
21:20 04:20 07h 00min 272Ч Regular Train 42 USD
22:25 04:30 06h 05min 252Ч Regular Train 41 USD
22:50 04:50 06h 00min 110Э Regular Train 38 USD
22:57 04:40 05h 43min 131Г Regular Train 59 USD
22:57 04:40 05h 43min 145А Regular Train 57 USD
23:45 05:37 05h 52min 004З Regular Train 559 USD
23:45 05:37 05h 52min 062М Regular Train 236 USD
23:45 05:37 05h 52min 002Щ Rossiya Regular Train 334 USD
23:45 05:37 05h 52min 002М Regular Train 334 USD
23:45 05:37 05h 52min 006Щ Regular Train 76 USD
23:55 06:26 06h 31min 036Э Nizhegorodets Regular Train 50 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod

Yes there are direct trains departing from Moscow Yaroslavskiy Railway station (Москва (Ярославский Вокзал)), Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)), Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал)), Moscow Belorusskiy Railway station (Москва (Белорусский Вокзал)) and arriving to Nizhny Novgorod (Нижний Новгород). Trains depart 20 times a day.

Trains from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod depart from Moscow Yaroslavskiy Railway station (Москва (Ярославский Вокзал)), Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)), Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал)), Moscow Belorusskiy Railway station (Москва (Белорусский Вокзал)) and arrive to Nizhny Novgorod (Нижний Новгород).

The fastest train is 702Н Strizh, departing at 06:35 from Kurskiy Railway station and arriving to Nizhny Novgorod. Travel time of the fastest train 702Н Strizh - 03h 35min. Tickets cost from 41 USD.

The cheapest train is 048В , departing at 13:18 from Kazanskiy Railway station, traveling for 09h 18min and arriving to Nizhny Novgorod at 22:36. Tickets for this train cost from 31 USD.

Travel time between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod takes from 03h 35min to 09h 18min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod depart from Moscow Yaroslavskiy Railway station (Москва (Ярославский Вокзал)), Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)), Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал)), Moscow Belorusskiy Railway station (Москва (Белорусский Вокзал)). The first train a day departs at 01:24.

Trains from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod arrive to Nizhny Novgorod (Нижний Новгород).

Train tickets from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod usually cost from 31 USD to 856 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod train tickets are regulated by a dynamic pricing system. The main principle can be formulated as follows: the higher the demand and the fewer the seats, the higher the ticket price. We recommend booking 2-3 months in advance, in this case you are able to catch the best fares, starting from 31 USD per passenger, which is not available a few days before the departure.

Yes, you can buy tickets online on our website.

Yes, trains in Russia are safe and convenient. You can travel from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod by train without any problems.

In rare cases, there really are changes in the schedule: changing the departure time, canceling trains, launching additional trains, but in most of cases this schedule is accurate. In all situations, we urge you to build your plans based on a real schedule for a specific date, and not on an approximate generalized schedule

We have selected the cheapest, fastest and most comfortable trains for you (at the end of this page). You can use our recommendation. However, please keep in mind that tickets for recommended trains are usually bought first, so they can simply be sold out at the desired date.
Use our ticket search system, indicating the date and number of passengers of interest. After downloading the results - use the filters by departure time, arrival time, travel time, ticket price and ticket classes - so you will find the best trains that best meet your requirements. If there are no trains left after applying the filters, clean the filters and try again.

Train categories on a route between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod

Regular Trains

Regular Train is historically the first class of trains, nowadays is the most common type of train in Russia that can take you to almost everywhere, slow and reliable. Such trains run at a speed of about 60-80 km/h and make stops at all (or most) stations on their route. Stops can be either for 1-5 minutes, or for 20-30 and even for an hour and a half. Check the train route and duration of stops using the ROUTE button next to each train.

Regular Trains between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod depart 19 times a day, covering the whole route from 03h 35min to 09h 18min.

Regular Trains between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod have the following numbers: 084М, 056Ы, 002Щ, 008Е, 104Б, 042Ч, 110Э, 145А, 064Б, 092И, 131Г, 004З, 048В, 002М, 252Ч, 006Щ, 173Ч, 226Щ, 204Щ, 240Щ, 246М, 272Ч, 062М, 704Н, 708Н, 710Н, 702Н, 706Н, 012Я, 771Н, 036Э, 059А, 734Г, 730Г, 732Г, 728Г, 156Ы, 032Г

Interesting fact: at long stops, passengers of Regular Trains often go to the platform and buy traditional pies or local crafts from Babushkas on the platform.
Important: at stops, do not go far from the train! You may not notice the train departing and your personal belongings will go on a trip without you, and you can stay at this station for several hours or even days. Your ticket will not be valid for traveling on the next train and you will have to buy a new ticket at the box office of this station. The staff does not speak any language other than Russian.

Tickets for the Regular Train are usually cheaper (compared to other classes of trains or plane tickets). Regular Train on the route from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Basic) - from 31 USD
  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 37 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 46 USD
  • Sitting (Economy class) - from 48 USD
  • Sitting (Family class) - from 58 USD
  • Sitting (Bistro car) - from 62 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 69 USD
  • Sitting (Standard) - from 77 USD
  • Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 101 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. (comfort) - from 106 USD
  • Sitting (Business class) - from 184 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. (Business class) - from 244 USD
  • Sitting (Compartment-Suite) - from 265 USD
  • De Luxe sleeping - from 294 USD
  • Sitting (First class) - from 309 USD
  • Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 783 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
01:24 07:16 05h 52min 059А Volga 72 USD
01:50 08:38 06h 48min 226Щ 41 USD
02:05 10:45 08h 40min 204Щ 41 USD
02:35 11:35 09h 00min 173Ч 39 USD
03:20 10:27 07h 07min 104Б 44 USD
03:20 10:27 07h 07min 064Б 37 USD
05:37 09:58 04h 21min 042Ч 65 USD
06:35 10:10 03h 35min 702Н Strizh 41 USD
07:12 10:59 03h 47min 728Г Lastochka 55 USD
09:33 13:31 03h 58min 730Г Lastochka 55 USD
10:55 18:50 07h 55min 240Щ 41 USD
11:00 14:43 03h 43min 704Н Strizh 58 USD
13:18 22:36 09h 18min 048В 31 USD
13:35 19:55 06h 20min 012Я Yamal 79 USD
13:35 19:55 06h 20min 084М Severniy Ural 151 USD
14:00 17:43 03h 43min 706Н Strizh 41 USD
15:20 22:53 07h 33min 246М 38 USD
15:43 19:32 03h 49min 708Н Strizh 41 USD
16:35 20:38 04h 03min 732Г Lastochka 55 USD
16:50 23:03 06h 13min 156Ы 76 USD
16:50 23:03 06h 13min 056Ы Enisey 51 USD
16:50 23:03 06h 13min 092И 65 USD
18:35 22:22 03h 47min 734Г Lastochka 55 USD
20:05 02:13 06h 08min 032Г Vyatka 64 USD
20:21 23:59 03h 38min 710Н Strizh 41 USD
21:12 01:03 03h 51min 771Н Sapsan 48 USD
21:20 04:20 07h 00min 272Ч 42 USD
22:25 04:30 06h 05min 252Ч 41 USD
22:50 04:50 06h 00min 110Э 38 USD
22:57 04:40 05h 43min 131Г 59 USD
22:57 04:40 05h 43min 145А 57 USD
23:45 05:37 05h 52min 004З 559 USD
23:45 05:37 05h 52min 062М 236 USD
23:45 05:37 05h 52min 002Щ Rossiya 334 USD
23:45 05:37 05h 52min 002М 334 USD
23:45 05:37 05h 52min 006Щ 76 USD
23:55 06:26 06h 31min 036Э Nizhegorodets 50 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod

1-сl. sleeping compt.

Air-conditioned compartment with two comfortable beds. Bed linen is included. Depending on the type of the carriage, meal-set, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.


2-сl. sleeping compt.

2-class is one of the most popular type of the compartment due to the best correlation of price and comfort. The air-conditioned compartment are equipped with four comfortable beds. Bed linen is included. Depending on the carriage, meal, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.


2-сl. sleeping compt. (comfort)

2-class is one of the most popular type of the compartment due to the best correlation of price and comfort. The air-conditioned compartment are equipped with four comfortable beds and personal sockets. Bed linen is included. Depending on the carriage, meal, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.


3-сl. open sleeping

3-Class Open Sleeping also known as "Platzkart" or "Hostel Sleeping", the open type carriage with couchettes, is one of the cheapest options to travel by rail. The Plazlkart is rather comfortable and gives an opportunity to travel in a big company, mix with locals and chat with neighbours all the time.


De Luxe sleeping

Journey in a deluxe compartment lets you to relax and enjoy the views. Air-conditioned compartment with two comfortable beds is equipped with the private bathroom. Meal, travel kit, press, bed linen are included in the price. The cabin is designed for two people, however it is possible to purchase both seats in your compartment and travel alone.


Sitting (Basic)

Carriage with open seating area, used for relatively short journeys. This may include plaid, newspaper, meal, travel kit and air conditioning.


Sitting (Bistro car)

Table seats with comfortable adjustable textile chairs, arranged two by two, with individual reading lights, four TVs and two power sockets per coach. Ticket price includes around 2000 Russian Rubles (about 35$) to make purchases of hot meals, snacks and drinks offered onboard the train.


Sitting (Business class)

The cost of business class ticket is slightly different from the price of an economy class, but the list of services included in the ticket may surprise even the experienced traveler. The layout sof eats in business class is two by two. Each of the leather seats is adjustable and have reclining backs, folding tables, footrest and armrest as well as an individual reading light. WiFi is available free of charge throughout the trip. Newspapers, travel-kit, cold and hot drinks, as well as hot meal is included.


Sitting (Conference compt.)

The conference cabin is suitable for traveling in a group upto four people and it's compulsory to buy tickets for the entire cabin. There is a separate entrance to the cabin. The conference room provides 4 wide leather seats arranged around a table, with armrests and footrests, individual reading lights, mini bar, free Wi-Fi, travel-kit with pillow and blanket. The cabin is equipped with the multifunctional TV display, power sockets and a mini-sofa. 
One hot meal with non-alcoholic drinks is included in the ticket price, plus such tickets provide free access to the Business Lounges on the train stations. 


Sitting (Economy class)

Comfortable adjustable textile seats arranged two by two, with armrests and footrests (except table seats), individual reading lights, foldable tables, built-in audio modules 
four TVs and two power sockets per coach. Meals are not included but snacks and drinks can be purchased at extra charge.


Sitting (Economy+ class)

Comfortable adjustable textile seats arranged two by two, with armrests and footrests (except table seats), individual reading lights, foldable tables, built-in audio modules 
four TVs and two power sockets per coach. Cold snack in included in the ticket price.


Sitting (First class)

First class offers wide leather seats, reclining almost horizontally, in 2+1 layout, with lot of room for each traveler, individual outlets, footrests and plenty of legroom. These can be faced in the direction the train is heading. The seats are equipped with individual reading lights, personal TV-sets & built-in audio modules, foldable tables. Free Wi-Fi, travel-kit with a pillow and blanket, individual power sockets, one hot meal are offered onboard.


Sitting (Standard)

Comfortable adjustable textile seats arranged two by two, with armrests and footrests (except table seats), individual reading lights, foldable tables, built-in audio modules 
four TVs and two power sockets per coach. Meals are not included but snacks and drinks can be purchased at extra charge.


Popular trains on a route Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod

084М, Severniy Ural Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 13:35 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 19:55
Travel Time - 06h 20min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 151 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 222 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 437 USD


056Ы, Enisey Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 16:50 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 23:03
Travel Time - 06h 13min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 51 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 63 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 107 USD


002Щ, Rossiya Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 23:45 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 05:37
Travel Time - 05h 52min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 334 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 449 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 856 USD


704Н, Strizh Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 11:00 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 14:43
Travel Time - 03h 43min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 58 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 69 USD


708Н, Strizh Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 15:43 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 19:32
Travel Time - 03h 49min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 41 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 74 USD


710Н, Strizh Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 20:21 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 23:59
Travel Time - 03h 38min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 41 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 79 USD


702Н, Strizh Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 06:35 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 10:10
Travel Time - 03h 35min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 41 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 69 USD


706Н, Strizh Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 14:00 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 17:43
Travel Time - 03h 43min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 41 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 69 USD


012Я, Yamal Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 13:35 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 19:55
Travel Time - 06h 20min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 79 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 147 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 291 USD


771Н, Sapsan Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 21:12 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 01:03
Travel Time - 03h 51min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Economy class) - from 48 USD
Sitting (Family class) - from 58 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 62 USD
Sitting (Standard) - from 77 USD
Sitting (Economy+ class) - from 101 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 184 USD
Sitting (Compartment-Suite) - from 265 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 309 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 783 USD


036Э, Nizhegorodets Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 23:55 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 06:26
Travel Time - 06h 31min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 50 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 62 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 95 USD


059А, Volga Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 01:24 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 07:16
Travel Time - 05h 52min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 72 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. (comfort) - from 106 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 114 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 205 USD


734Г, Lastochka Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 18:35 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 22:22
Travel Time - 03h 47min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 55 USD


730Г, Lastochka Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 09:33 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 13:31
Travel Time - 03h 58min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 55 USD


732Г, Lastochka Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 16:35 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 20:38
Travel Time - 04h 03min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 55 USD


728Г, Lastochka Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 07:12 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 10:59
Travel Time - 03h 47min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 55 USD


032Г, Vyatka Regular Train

Departing from Moscow at 20:05 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 02:13
Travel Time - 06h 08min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 64 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. (comfort) - from 110 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 118 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 161 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. (Business class) - from 244 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod:

048В,   Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 13:18 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 22:36
Travel Time - 09h 18min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 31 USD
3-сl. open sleeping - from 43 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 46 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable Regular train between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod:

002Щ, Rossiya  Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 23:45 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 05:37
Travel Time - 05h 52min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 334 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 449 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 856 USD


 

Recommended fastest Regular train between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod:

702Н, Strizh  Regular Train
Departing from Moscow at 06:35 - arriving at Nizhny Novgorod at 10:10
Travel Time - 03h 35min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 41 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 69 USD


 

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