There are 6 ways to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  7 h 13 min

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

$194 - $556

Cheapest option

Bus Avtovokzaly.ru  •  27 h 45 min

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

$38 - $64

4 alternative options

Train via Kurskaya  •  30 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk to Moskva Kurskaja
  2. Take the train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Astrachan Express

$46 - $118

Bus via Penza  •  35 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Nizhniy Novgorod to Penza
  2. Take the bus from Penza to Volgograd
  3. Take the bus from Volgograd to Ushakovka 106
  4. Take the bus from Ushakovka to Astrakhan

$49 - $58

Train  •  2 days 10 h

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

$41 - $100

Drive  •  20 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan 881.5 miles

$85 - $130

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

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Ural Airlines and three other airlines fly from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan via Volgograd in around 27 h 45 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Red Wings
Website
flyredwings.com
Flights from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Saratov Airlines
Website
saratovairlines.ru
Flights from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan via Simferopol
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk to Moskva Kurskaja
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$15 - $22
2nd Class (Kupé)
$22 - $35
Train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Astrachan
Ave. Duration
25 h 33 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 8 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $70
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$26 - $40
2nd Class (Kupé)
$45 - $70
Train from Volgograd to Astrachan
Ave. Duration
28 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$15 - $22
2nd Class (Kupé)
$22 - $35
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
$25 - $50
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Volgograd to Astrakhan
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Penza
Phone
(8412) 09/01/49
Email
info@avtovokzal-penza.ru
Website
avtovokzal-penza.ru
Bus from Nizhniy Novgorod to Penza
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
avtovokzal-penza.ru
Book at
biletnaavto.ru
Bus from Penza to Volgograd
Ave. Duration
13 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
avtovokzal-penza.ru
Book at
biletnaavto.ru
Vokzal Avto
Phone
37-37-90
Website
vokzal-avto.ru
Bus from Volgograd to Ushakovka
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
avtovokzal-volgograd.ru
Bus from Ushakovka to Astrakhan
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
avtovokzal-volgograd.ru

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan?

The distance between Nizhny Novgorod and Astrakhan is 1144 km. The road distance is 1410 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan?

The cheapest way to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan is to bus which costs RUB 2900 - RUB 3600 and takes 35 h 13 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan?

The quickest way to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan is to fly which takes 7 h 13 min and costs RUB 11000 - RUB 35000.

Is there a direct train between Nizhny Novgorod and Astrakhan?

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 2 days 10 h.

Is there a direct bus between Nizhny Novgorod and Astrakhan?

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 27 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan?

It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from Nizhny Novgorod to Astrakhan, including transfers.