You can get from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod by water, air and land. The traveler needs to choose a method of travel depending on how quickly he needs to be in this ancient city.
The fastest way to get to Nizhny Novgorod is to fly there by plane. Travel time is about an hour. It delivers passengers there Aeroflot from the terminal Sheremetyevo 1 and Uteir from Vnukovo. The flights of the first airline are in the morning, departure at 7-40. The second has daytime (about 11-00) and evening (22-00 hours). The cost of a ticket in economy class is 1,816 and 2,639 rubles, respectively.
Russian Railways recently delighted passengers with the launch of a new Sapsan train. He runs every day, at 6-45 in the morning from the Kursk railway station. Arrival in Nizhny Novgorod at the Moskovsky railway station at 10-40. The cost of a ticket for this train starts from 1600 rubles. In addition to the "Sapsan", other trains stop in the ancient city. Travel time from Moscow from 4, 5 to 7 hours. Tickets are sold at a price of 640 rubles and more.
For those who want to take a walk on the water, we can advise you to get to Nizhny Novgorod by boat. This method is suitable for tourists who are in no hurry. On the way, water transport will make stops in cities such as Kalyazin, Kostroma, Myshkin and others, depending on the route. And it will continue on its way to Astrakhan, Kazan and Volgograd. Then the ship will return to Moscow. The cost of a multi-day trip is from 25,000 rubles and more.
You can also go to Nizhny Novgorod from Moscow by bus. From Kazansky railway station, transport departs at 9-00 and 10-00 in the morning. Also at 10-00 am and in the afternoon, flights depart from the Cherkizovskaya metro station. It is better to buy tickets in advance. There may be no seats on the days before the holidays. The fare is 500 rubles. Travel time is 6-7 hours depending on traffic congestion.
It is best to get to Nizhny Novgorod by your own car along the Gorkovskoe highway. The newly built five-lane highway with convenient markings and large signs will not cause any inconvenience even to an inexperienced driver.