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

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Fly  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Nizhny Novgorod (GOJ) to Chelyabinsk (CEK) GOJ - CEK

$132 - $492

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Train  •  26 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk to Tscheljabinsk D

$28 - $75

2 alternative options

Bus  •  24 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Nizhnij Novgorod to Ufa
  2. Take the bus from Ufa South to Chelyabinsk 767

$39 - $45

Drive  •  18 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Nizhny Novgorod to Chelyabinsk 845.1 miles

$80 - $120

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk and arriving at Tscheljabinsk. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 26 h 26 min.

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The distance between Nizhny Novgorod and Chelyabinsk is 1096 km. The road distance is 1352.1 km.

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The best way to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Chelyabinsk without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Chelyabinsk, including transfers.

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Nizhny Novgorod to Chelyabinsk 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 Chelyabinsk is to fly which takes 6 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 24 h 25 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 26 h 26 min.

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There is no direct flight from Nizhny Novgorod Airport to Chelyabinsk Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Chelyabinsk is 2 h ahead of Nizhny Novgorod. It is currently 6:16 AM in Nizhny Novgorod and 8:16 AM in Chelyabinsk.

Nizhny Novgorod to Chelyabinsk train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Tscheljabinsk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nizhny Novgorod to Chelyabinsk is 1352 km. It takes approximately 18 h 39 min to drive from Nizhny Novgorod to Chelyabinsk.

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  • Distance: 684.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

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

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, S7 Airlines and three other airlines fly from Nizhny Novgorod to Chelyabinsk every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nizhny Novgorod to Chelyabinsk via Nizhnij Novgorod, Ufa, and Ufa South in around 24 h 25 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Nizhny Novgorod to Chelyabinsk via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Nizhny Novgorod to Chelyabinsk via Moscow Sheremetyevo, Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Nizhny Novgorod to Chelyabinsk via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Yamal Airlines
Website
yamal.aero
Flights from Nizhny Novgorod to Chelyabinsk via Samara
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk to Tscheljabinsk
Ave. Duration
26 h 26 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $75
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$28 - $45
2nd Class (Kupé)
$45 - $75
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 South to Chelyabinsk
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
rb7.ru

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

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