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Trains from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow

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Railroad route Nizhny Novgorod - Moscow overview

Trains from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow depart 19 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 03:32, the last - 23:59. Travel time between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow takes from 03h 37min to 10h 34min. Train tickets from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow cost from 31 USD to 1053 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 Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow: 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 March 2021.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Nizhny Novgorod (Нижний Новгород)

Arrival 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))


Complete schedule of trains from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
03:32 10:30 06h 58min 084Е Severniy Ural Regular Train 70 USD
03:32 10:30 06h 58min 011Е Yamal Regular Train 153 USD
04:03 12:30 08h 27min 251Г Regular Train 35 USD
05:05 09:03 03h 58min 757Н Sapsan Regular Train 54 USD
06:35 10:24 03h 49min 727Г Lastochka High-Speed Train 35 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 001Щ Regular Train 272 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 061М Regular Train 183 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 003З Regular Train 59 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 005Щ Regular Train 143 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 001М Rossiya Regular Train 324 USD
07:45 11:35 03h 50min 701Н Strizh High-Speed Train 34 USD
07:54 14:13 06h 19min 229Г Regular Train 39 USD
09:40 13:48 04h 08min 729Г Lastochka High-Speed Train 35 USD
10:08 18:53 08h 45min 203Г Regular Train 39 USD
11:05 14:57 03h 52min 703Н Strizh High-Speed Train 34 USD
11:15 17:58 06h 43min 173Й Regular Train 47 USD
12:38 23:12 10h 34min 047Г Regular Train 31 USD
13:04 21:03 07h 59min 201И Regular Train 35 USD
13:36 17:36 04h 00min 731Г Lastochka High-Speed Train 35 USD
13:55 21:51 07h 56min 146У Regular Train 34 USD
13:55 21:51 07h 56min 132Г Regular Train 45 USD
16:00 19:48 03h 48min 705Н Strizh High-Speed Train 34 USD
16:25 22:04 05h 39min 041Г Regular Train 62 USD
17:55 22:10 04h 15min 733Г Lastochka High-Speed Train 35 USD
18:18 01:16 06h 58min 103Н Regular Train 39 USD
18:18 01:16 06h 58min 063Б Regular Train 60 USD
18:57 22:34 03h 37min 707Н Strizh High-Speed Train 34 USD
20:11 23:59 03h 48min 709Н Strizh High-Speed Train 34 USD
20:44 03:50 07h 06min 211Е Regular Train 40 USD
23:15 05:22 06h 07min 109М Regular Train 100 USD
23:25 05:52 06h 27min 055Ы Enisey Regular Train 151 USD
23:25 05:52 06h 27min 091И Regular Train 134 USD
23:35 06:28 06h 53min 035Г Nizhegorodets Regular Train 39 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow

Yes there are direct trains departing from Nizhny Novgorod (Нижний Новгород) and arriving to 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)). Trains depart 19 times a day.

Trains from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow depart from Nizhny Novgorod (Нижний Новгород) and arrive to 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 fastest train is 707Н Strizh, departing at 18:57 from Nizhny Novgorod and arriving to Kurskiy Railway station. Travel time of the fastest train 707Н Strizh - 03h 37min. Tickets cost from 34 USD.

The cheapest train is 047Г , departing at 12:38 from Nizhny Novgorod, traveling for 10h 34min and arriving to Kazanskiy Railway station at 23:12. Tickets for this train cost from 31 USD.

Travel time between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow takes from 03h 37min to 10h 34min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow depart from Nizhny Novgorod (Нижний Новгород). The first train a day departs at 03:32.

Trains from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow arrive to 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)).

Train tickets from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow usually cost from 31 USD to 1053 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow 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 Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow 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 Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow

High-Speed Trains

High-speed trains with speeds up to 250 km/h, first launched in Russia in 2009, immediately became a popular alternative to air travel for both Russian citizens and foreign tourists.

High-Speed Trains Strizh, Lastochka between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow depart 8 times a day, passing the entire route for 03h 36min - 04h 15min.

High-Speed Trains between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow have the following numbers: 705Н, 709Н, 703Н, 707Н, 701Н, 727Г, 729Г, 731Г, 733Г.

Interesting fact: Unfortunately, despite the popularity of high-speed trains and a consistently high load (occupancy rate exceeds 87%), High-Speed Trains are still not widespread in Russia, essentially connecting only a few of the most important cities. The reason for this is the huge distances between the cities of Russia, which leads to significant costs required for the construction of new modern railways that would be suitable for high-speed trains.
Important: Try to buy High-Speed Train tickets as early as possible. A few days before departure on High-Speed Trains, usually there are no available seats, and the price of the remaining tickets rises 2-3 times from the original.

High-Speed Trains on the route from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Basic) - from 34 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 55 USD

Schedule of High-Speed Trains between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
06:35 10:24 03h 49min 727Г Lastochka 35 USD
07:45 11:35 03h 50min 701Н Strizh 34 USD
09:40 13:48 04h 08min 729Г Lastochka 35 USD
11:05 14:57 03h 52min 703Н Strizh 34 USD
13:36 17:36 04h 00min 731Г Lastochka 35 USD
16:00 19:48 03h 48min 705Н Strizh 34 USD
17:55 22:10 04h 15min 733Г Lastochka 35 USD
18:57 22:34 03h 37min 707Н Strizh 34 USD
20:11 23:59 03h 48min 709Н Strizh 34 USD

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 Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow depart 8 times a day, covering the whole route from 03h 58min to 10h 34min.

Regular Trains between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow have the following numbers: 084Е, 055Ы, 001М, 007Е, 109М, 146У, 041Г, 132Г, 103Н, 091И, 001Щ, 047Г, 003З, 005Щ, 063Б, 251Г, 203Г, 229Г, 211Е, 173Й, 201И, 061М, 011Е, 757Н, 035Г

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 Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Basic) - from 31 USD
  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 35 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 47 USD
  • Sitting (Standard) - from 54 USD
  • Sitting (Economy class) - from 56 USD
  • Sitting (Family class) - from 66 USD
  • Sitting (Bistro car) - from 75 USD
  • Sitting (Business class) - from 77 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 113 USD
  • Sitting (First class) - from 216 USD
  • De Luxe sleeping - from 302 USD
  • Sitting (Compartment-Suite) - from 364 USD
  • Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 941 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
03:32 10:30 06h 58min 084Е Severniy Ural 70 USD
03:32 10:30 06h 58min 011Е Yamal 153 USD
04:03 12:30 08h 27min 251Г 35 USD
05:05 09:03 03h 58min 757Н Sapsan 54 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 001Щ 272 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 061М 183 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 003З 59 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 005Щ 143 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 001М Rossiya 324 USD
07:54 14:13 06h 19min 229Г 39 USD
10:08 18:53 08h 45min 203Г 39 USD
11:15 17:58 06h 43min 173Й 47 USD
12:38 23:12 10h 34min 047Г 31 USD
13:04 21:03 07h 59min 201И 35 USD
13:55 21:51 07h 56min 132Г 45 USD
13:55 21:51 07h 56min 146У 34 USD
16:25 22:04 05h 39min 041Г 62 USD
18:18 01:16 06h 58min 103Н 39 USD
18:18 01:16 06h 58min 063Б 60 USD
20:44 03:50 07h 06min 211Е 40 USD
23:15 05:22 06h 07min 109М 100 USD
23:25 05:52 06h 27min 091И 134 USD
23:25 05:52 06h 27min 055Ы Enisey 151 USD
23:35 06:28 06h 53min 035Г Nizhegorodets 39 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow

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.


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 (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 Nizhny Novgorod - Moscow

705Н, Strizh High-Speed Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 16:00 - arriving at Moscow at 19:48
Travel Time - 03h 48min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 34 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 55 USD


709Н, Strizh High-Speed Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 20:11 - arriving at Moscow at 23:59
Travel Time - 03h 48min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 34 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 55 USD


703Н, Strizh High-Speed Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 11:05 - arriving at Moscow at 14:57
Travel Time - 03h 52min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 34 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 55 USD


707Н, Strizh High-Speed Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 18:57 - arriving at Moscow at 22:34
Travel Time - 03h 37min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 34 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 55 USD


701Н, Strizh High-Speed Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 07:45 - arriving at Moscow at 11:35
Travel Time - 03h 50min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 34 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 55 USD


727Г, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 06:35 - arriving at Moscow at 10:24
Travel Time - 03h 49min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 35 USD


729Г, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 09:40 - arriving at Moscow at 13:48
Travel Time - 04h 08min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 35 USD


731Г, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 13:36 - arriving at Moscow at 17:36
Travel Time - 04h 00min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 35 USD


733Г, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 17:55 - arriving at Moscow at 22:10
Travel Time - 04h 15min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 35 USD


084Е, Severniy Ural Regular Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 03:32 - arriving at Moscow at 10:30
Travel Time - 06h 58min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 70 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 184 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 384 USD


055Ы, Enisey Regular Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 23:25 - arriving at Moscow at 05:52
Travel Time - 06h 27min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 151 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 273 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 505 USD


001М, Rossiya Regular Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 07:00 - arriving at Moscow at 13:58
Travel Time - 06h 58min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 324 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 663 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 928 USD


011Е, Yamal Regular Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 03:32 - arriving at Moscow at 10:30
Travel Time - 06h 58min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 153 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 171 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 363 USD


757Н, Sapsan Regular Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 05:05 - arriving at Moscow at 09:03
Travel Time - 03h 58min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 54 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 56 USD
Sitting (Family class) - from 66 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 75 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 77 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 216 USD
Sitting (Compartment-Suite) - from 364 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 941 USD


035Г, Nizhegorodets Regular Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 23:35 - arriving at Moscow at 06:28
Travel Time - 06h 53min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 39 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 52 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended High-Speed Trains

Recommended cheapest, most comfortable High-Speed train between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow:

705Н, Strizh  High-Speed Train
Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 16:00 - arriving at Moscow at 19:48
Travel Time - 03h 48min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 34 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 55 USD


 

Recommended fastest High-Speed train between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow:

707Н, Strizh  High-Speed Train
Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 18:57 - arriving at Moscow at 22:34
Travel Time - 03h 37min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 34 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 55 USD


 

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow:

047Г,   Regular Train
Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 12:38 - arriving at Moscow at 23:12
Travel Time - 10h 34min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 31 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 49 USD
3-сl. open sleeping - from 53 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable Regular train between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow:

001Щ,   Regular Train
Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 07:00 - arriving at Moscow at 13:58
Travel Time - 06h 58min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 272 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 474 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 1053 USD


 

Recommended fastest Regular train between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow:

757Н, Sapsan  Regular Train
Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 05:05 - arriving at Moscow at 09:03
Travel Time - 03h 58min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Standard) - from 54 USD
Sitting (Economy class) - from 56 USD
Sitting (Family class) - from 66 USD
Sitting (Bistro car) - from 75 USD
Sitting (Business class) - from 77 USD
Sitting (First class) - from 216 USD
Sitting (Compartment-Suite) - from 364 USD
Sitting (Conference compt.) - from 941 USD


 

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