Shortest travel time:
3 h 35 m
Longest travel time:
6 h 31 m
Lowest train ticket cost:
$34
Avg. daily departures:
17
Earliest departure:
03:35
Latest departure:
20:55
Moscow
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438 km
Nizhny Novgorod

Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod Train Information

Have a pleasant time traveling on a well-equipped train from the glorious capital of Russia, Moscow, to mighty Nizhny Novgorod. The ride from one central railway station to another takes approximately 4 hours which makes a train one of the most time-saving options on the route. Since several types of trains run on this rail line, passengers can travel by bullet or express trains, as well as opt for comfortable overnight trains that cross the distance between towns in just 6 hours. Take advantage of the Rail.Ninja online booking service while planning your trip to Russia and easily purchase your Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod train tickets!

 

Is there a direct train from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod?

Yes, and even more than one. If you are looking for a direct train from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod, you need to consider traveling by a night train/comfort night train (both operated by Russian Railways), a bullet Sapsan train, or taking an express Desiro or Swift trains.

Is Wi-Fi available during the ride from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod?

As a rule, the upper-class trains such as Desiro, Sapsan, and Swift offer to take advantage of the Wi-Fi connection during the journey. In most cases, passengers of the first class are welcome to use Wi-Fi for free, while those who travel in the economy class can do it in exchange for a small fee.

Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod Train Timetable

Train type
Fastest trip
Longest trip
Earliest
Latest
Departures
Morning trains
3 hrs 35 min
6 hrs 17 min
03:35
11:00
6
Afternoon trains
3 hrs 38 min
6 hrs 13 min
12:43
17:21
6
Evening trains
3 hrs 57 min
6 hrs 31 min
18:12
20:55
5

Trains on Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod Route

Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Departures
Rating
Russian railways
Russian railways
Comfort night train
6 hrs 17 min
$50
2
Russian railways
Russian railways
Night train
5 hrs 43 min
$34
4
Bullet train
3 hrs 57 min
$57
1
Express train
3 hrs 35 min
$44
5
Express train
3 hrs 47 min
$44
4
Russian railways
Vjatka
Comfort night train
6 hrs 8 min
$50
1
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9.1 / 10 based on 57 reviews

Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod Train Review & Rating

Very comfortable and efficient way of traveling throughout Russia

Anastasia M. about traveling from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod