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There are 4 ways to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Yekaterinburg by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Nizhny Novgorod (GOJ) to Koltsovo (SVX) GOJ - SVX

$122 - $392

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Train  •  21 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk to Ekaterinburg Pass. D

$24 - $65

2 alternative options

Bus  •  22 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Nizhnij Novgorod to Ufa
  2. Take the bus from Ufa to Yekaterinburg 839

$41 - $47

Drive  •  20 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Nizhny Novgorod to Yekaterinburg 882 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Yekaterinburg is to train which costs RUB 1600 - RUB 4100 and takes 21 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Yekaterinburg is to fly which costs RUB 8000 - RUB 26000 and takes 8 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk and arriving at Ekaterinburg Pass.. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 21 h 24 min.

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The distance between Nizhny Novgorod and Yekaterinburg is 1016 km. The road distance is 1411.1 km.

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The best way to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Yekaterinburg without a car is to train which takes 21 h 24 min and costs RUB 1600 - RUB 4100.

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It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Yekaterinburg, including transfers.

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Nizhny Novgorod to Yekaterinburg train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk station.

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The best way to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Yekaterinburg is to fly which takes 8 h 1 min and costs RUB 8000 - RUB 26000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 1600 - RUB 4100 and takes 21 h 24 min, you could also bus, which costs RUB 2600 - RUB 3100 and takes 22 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Nizhny Novgorod Airport to Koltsovo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Yekaterinburg is 2 h ahead of Nizhny Novgorod. It is currently 5:09 AM in Nizhny Novgorod and 7:09 AM in Yekaterinburg.

Map of how to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Yekaterinburg.
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  • Distance: 635.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 1 min

What companies run services between Nizhny Novgorod, Russia and Yekaterinburg, Russia?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, UTair Aviation and two other airlines fly from Nizhny Novgorod to Yekaterinburg hourly. Alternatively, Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Nizhny Novgorod to Yekaterinburg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $65 and the journey takes 21 h 24 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Nizhny Novgorod to Koltsovo via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Nizhny Novgorod to Koltsovo via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Nizhny Novgorod to Koltsovo via Kurumoch
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk to Ekaterinburg Pass.
Ave. Duration
21 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$24 - $40
2nd Class (Kupé)
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Avtobileter
Phone
8 347 299-36-36
Website
avtobileter.ru
Bus from Nizhnij Novgorod to Ufa
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
avtobileter.ru
Ufa Regional Transportation
Website
rb7.ru
Bus from Ufa to Yekaterinburg
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
rb7.ru

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Nizhny Novgorod to Yekaterinburg train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Ekaterinburg Pass. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nizhny Novgorod to Yekaterinburg is 1411 km. It takes approximately 20 h 8 min to drive from Nizhny Novgorod to Yekaterinburg.

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UTair Aviation, S7 Airlines and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Nizhny Novgorod Airport to Koltsovo Airport.

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There are 1808+ hotels available in Yekaterinburg. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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