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

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Fly  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Nizhny Novgorod (GOJ) to Astrakhan (ASF) GOJ - ASF

$254 - $856

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Bus Avtovokzaly.ru  •  30 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Nizhniy Novgorod to Volgograd
  2. Take the bus from Volgograd to Astrakhan

$34 - $60

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Train via Paveletskaya  •  34 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk to Moskva Kurskaja
  2. Take the train from Moskva Pawelezkaja to Astrachan D

$45 - $116

Bus Saransk bus station  •  34 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Nizhny Novgorod to Saransk 705
  2. Take the bus from Saransk to Volgograd 550
  3. Take the bus from Volgograd to Astrakhan

$46 - $53

Train  •  35 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk to Volgograd
  2. Take the train from Volgograd to Astrachan D

$39 - $92

Drive  •  20 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan 881.5 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan. However, there are services departing from Nizhniy Novgorod and arriving at Astrakhan via Volgograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan. However, there are services departing from Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk and arriving at Astrachan via Volgograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 18 min.

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The distance between Nizhny Novgorod and Astrakhan is 1144 km. The road distance is 1410.3 km.

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The best way to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan without a car is to bus which takes 30 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan, including transfers.

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Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, depart from Nizhniy Novgorod station.

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Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan 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 Astrakhan is to fly which takes 6 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 30 h 50 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 34 h 39 min.

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There is no direct flight from Nizhny Novgorod Airport to Astrakhan Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan bus services, operated by Vokzal Avto, arrive at Astrakhan station.

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Map of how to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan.
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  • Distance: 715 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 32 min

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

Aeroflot Russian Airlines flies from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan via Volgograd in around 30 h 50 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk to Moskva Kurskaja
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$14 - $21
2nd Class (Kupé)
$20 - $30
Train from Moskva Pawelezkaja to Astrachan
Ave. Duration
29 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$30 - $50
2nd Class (Kupé)
$55 - $85
Train from Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk to Volgograd
Ave. Duration
29 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$25 - $40
2nd Class (Kupé)
$40 - $65
Train from Volgograd to Astrachan
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$14 - $21
2nd Class (Kupé)
$20 - $30
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Nizhniy Novgorod to Volgograd
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Volgograd to Astrakhan
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Vokzal Avto
Phone
37-37-90
Website
vokzal-avto.ru
Bus from Volgograd to Astrakhan
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
avtovokzal-volgograd.ru
Tiaga
Website
tiaga34.ru
Bus from Volgograd to Astrakhan
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
tiaga34.ru
Saransk bus station
Phone
+78342245466
Website
автовокзал13.рф
Bus from Nizhny Novgorod to Saransk
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
автовокзал13.рф
Bus from Saransk to Volgograd
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
автовокзал13.рф

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Astrakhan is 1 h ahead of Nizhny Novgorod. It is currently 1:44 PM in Nizhny Novgorod and 2:44 PM in Astrakhan.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan is 1410 km. It takes approximately 20 h 2 min to drive from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan.

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Aeroflot Russian Airlines offers flights from Nizhny Novgorod Airport to Astrakhan Airport.

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There are 264+ hotels available in Astrakhan. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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