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There are 3 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Nizhny Novgorod by subway, plane, train or car

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Line 2 Metro, fly, subway  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the line 2 Metro from Sennaya Ploshchad to Moskovskaya
  2. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Nizhny Novgorod (GOJ) LED - GOJ
  3. Take the subway from Park Kultury to Gorkovskaya

$54 - $79

Cheapest option

Train  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Glavny to Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk

$23 - $60

1 alternative option

Drive  •  16h 41m

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Nizhny Novgorod 709.2 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Nizhny Novgorod is to train which costs RUB 1500 - RUB 3800 and takes 7h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Nizhny Novgorod is to line 2 Metro and fly and subway which costs RUB 3500 - RUB 5500 and takes 4h 46m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St Petersburg Glavny and arriving at Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 59m.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod is 896 km. The road distance is 1134.7 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Nizhny Novgorod without a car is to train which takes 7h 59m and costs RUB 1500 - RUB 3800.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Saint Petersburg to Nizhny Novgorod, including transfers.

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Saint Petersburg to Nizhny Novgorod train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from St Petersburg Glavny station.

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The quickest flight from Pulkovo Airport to Nizhny Novgorod Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Saint Petersburg 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 Saint Petersburg to Nizhny Novgorod is 1135 km. It takes approximately 16h 41m to drive from Saint Petersburg to Nizhny Novgorod.

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  • Distance: 560 miles
  • Duration: 4h 46m

What companies run services between Saint Petersburg, Russia and Nizhny Novgorod, Russia?

Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Saint Petersburg to Nizhny Novgorod once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $60 and the journey takes 7h 59m.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Nizhny Novgorod via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Nizhny Novgorod via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $170
RusLine
Website
rusline.aero
Flights from Pulkovo to Nizhny Novgorod
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Pulkovo to Nizhny Novgorod via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $490
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RusLine, Belavia Belarusian Airlines, S7 Airlines and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Pulkovo Airport to Nizhny Novgorod Airport.

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There are 2873+ hotels available in Nizhny Novgorod. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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