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There are 6 ways to get from Riga to Nizhny Novgorod by plane, train, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Nizhny Novgorod (GOJ) RIX - GOJ

$79 - $252

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  24 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Rzhevskaya
  2. Take the bus from VDNKh Bus Station, Moscow to Nizhniy Novgorod

$13 - $18

4 alternative options

Train  •  22 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Rzhevskaya
  2. Take the train from Moskva Kurskaja to Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk

$15 - $31

Bus  •  22 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Moscow Tushinskaya 821105 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Moscow, Kazansky station to Nizhny Novgorod

$52 - $90

Train, night train  •  23 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Riga to Rzhevskaya
  2. Take the night train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk D

$14 - $35

Drive  •  18 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Nizhny Novgorod 840.9 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riga to Nizhny Novgorod is to train and bus which costs $12 - $18 and takes 24 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Nizhny Novgorod is to fly which costs $75 - $260 and takes 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Nizhny Novgorod. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk via Rizhskaya and Moskva Iaroslavskaja. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 58 min.

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The distance between Riga and Nizhny Novgorod is 1214 km. The road distance is 1345.4 km.

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The best way to get from Riga to Nizhny Novgorod without a car is to train which takes 22 h 6 min and costs $14 - $35.

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Riga to Nizhny Novgorod, including transfers.

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Riga to Nizhny Novgorod train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), depart from Riga station.

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The best way to get from Riga to Nizhny Novgorod is to fly which takes 7 h and costs $75 - $260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $14 - $35 and takes 22 h 6 min, you could also bus, which costs $50 - $90 and takes 22 h 11 min.

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There is no direct flight from Riga Airport to Nizhny Novgorod Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Nizhny Novgorod is 1 h ahead of Riga. It is currently 10:00 AM in Riga and 10:00 AM in Nizhny Novgorod.

Map of how to get from Riga to Nizhny Novgorod.
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  • Distance: 758.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Nizhny Novgorod, Russia?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, UTair Aviation and two other airlines fly from Riga to Nizhny Novgorod hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Riga to Nizhny Novgorod via Rzhevskaya, Rizhskaya, Prospekt Mira, Kurskaya, and Moskva Kurskaja in around 22 h 6 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Riga to Nizhny Novgorod via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Riga to Nizhny Novgorod via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Train operators
Latvian Railways (PV)
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Kurskaja to Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$14 - $21
2nd Class (Kupé)
$20 - $30
Night train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$14 - $21
2nd Class (Kupé)
$20 - $35
Bus operators
Spline Trans
Phone
8(495)507-78-88
Email
mrtrans@bk.ru
Website
spline-trans.ru
Bus from Moscow, Kazansky station to Nizhny Novgorod
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
spline-trans.ru
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from VDNKh Bus Station, Moscow to Nizhniy Novgorod
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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Riga to Nizhny Novgorod train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riga to Nizhny Novgorod is 1345 km. It takes approximately 18 h 4 min to drive from Riga to Nizhny Novgorod.

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Air Baltic, RusLine, UTair Aviation and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Riga Airport to Nizhny Novgorod Airport.

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There are 2998+ hotels available in Nizhny Novgorod. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Riga to Riga Airport is to line 22 bus which takes 27 min and costs .

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