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

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Nizhniy Novgorod to Kazan'

$9 - $16

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Rideshare  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nizhniy Novgorod to Kazan' 249.1 miles

$9

4 alternative options

Night train  •  8 h 50 min

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

$14 - $35

Taxi  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nizhny Novgorod to Kazan 249.5 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Nizhny Novgorod to Kazan 249.5 miles

$24 - $40

Fly  •  7 h 2 min

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

$92 - $342

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nizhniy Novgorod and arriving at Kazan'. 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 Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk and arriving at Kazan Passajirskij. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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The distance between Nizhny Novgorod and Kazan is 323 km. The road distance is 399.2 km.

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

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

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

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Nizhny Novgorod to Kazan 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 Kazan is to bus which takes 7 h and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 7 h 2 min.

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There is no direct flight from Nizhny Novgorod Airport to Kazan Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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

Vam avtobus operates a bus from Nizhny Novgorod to Kazan 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 four other airlines fly from Nizhny Novgorod to Kazan hourly.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Nizhny Novgorod to Kazan via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Nizhny Novgorod to Kazan via Moscow Sheremetyevo, Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Nizhny Novgorod to Kazan via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Nizhny Novgorod to Kazan via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Night train from Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk to Kazan Passajirskij
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 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 Nizhniy Novgorod to Kazan'
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 Nizhny Novgorod to Kazan, Bus Sation
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 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 Nizhniy Novgorod to Kazan'
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Nizhny Novgorod to Kazan
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Taksi Dubrovka
Phone
+7 (831) 4-333-000
Website
dubrovka-taxi.ru
Taxi Status
Phone
+7 831 2-835-935
Website
taxi-status.mya5.ru

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nizhny Novgorod to Kazan is 399 km. It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to drive from Nizhny Novgorod to Kazan.

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

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There are 3066+ hotels available in Kazan. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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

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