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

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Kazan' to Nizhniy Novgorod

$9 - $16

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Rideshare  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Kazan' to Nizhniy Novgorod 248.2 miles

$9

4 alternative options

Night train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the night train from Kazan Passajirskij to Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk D

$14 - $35

Taxi  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod 248.7 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod 248.7 miles

$24 - $35

Fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Kazan (KZN) to Nizhny Novgorod (GOJ) KZN - GOJ

$93 - $343

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod is to rideshare which costs RUB 544 and takes 6 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod is to taxi which costs RUB 8500 - RUB 11000 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kazan' and arriving at Nizhniy Novgorod. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Kazan Passajirskij and arriving at Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 48 min.

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The distance between Kazan and Nizhny Novgorod is 323 km. The road distance is 397.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod without a car is to bus which takes 7 h and costs RUB 600 - RUB 1000.

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The bus from Kazan' to Nizhniy Novgorod takes 7 h including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod bus services, operated by Vam avtobus, depart from Kazan' station.

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Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Kazan Passajirskij station.

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The best way to get from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod is to bus which takes 7 h and costs RUB 600 - RUB 1000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs RUB 6000 - RUB 23000 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod.
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  • Distance: 202.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

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

Vam avtobus operates a bus from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod twice daily. Tickets cost $16 and the journey takes 7 h. Spline Trans also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Aeroflot Russian Airlines, S7 Airlines and five other airlines fly from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod hourly.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod via Pulkovo, Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Night train from Kazan Passajirskij to Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$14 - $21
2nd Class (Kupé)
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Vam avtobus
Website
avtobus-nn-kazan.ru
Bus from Kazan' to Nizhniy Novgorod
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
avtobus-nn-kazan.ru
Spline Trans
Phone
8(495)507-78-88
Email
mrtrans@bk.ru
Website
spline-trans.ru
Bus from Kazan, Bus Sation to Nizhny Novgorod
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
spline-trans.ru
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Kazan' to Nizhniy Novgorod
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Soyuz Taksi
Phone
+7 (919) 6452573
Website
taxikazan.ru
Taxi Kazan City
Phone
+7 843 500-00-05
Website
taxikazancity.ru

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There is no direct flight from Kazan Airport to Nizhny Novgorod Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod bus services, operated by Vam avtobus, arrive at Nizhniy Novgorod station.

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Kazan 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 Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod is 398 km. It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to drive from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod.

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

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There are 2906+ hotels available in Nizhny Novgorod. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Kazan and Nizhny Novgorod. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Kazan to Kazan Airport is to train which takes 28 min and costs RUB 40.

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