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Trains from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow

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Railroad route Nizhny Novgorod - Moscow overview

Trains from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow depart 20 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 03:34, the last - 23:12. Travel time between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow takes from 03h 37min to 10h 34min. Train tickets from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow cost from 30 USD to 1081 USD, depending on a train category, ticket category, date of travel and additional services.


On this page we have collected all the important, useful and relevant information about the railway and trains between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow: train schedules, train types, travel time, ticket classes and prices, main trains on a route, recommended trains, answers to frequently asked questions and traveler reviews.

  • The relevance of the information on this page is September 2020.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Nizhny Novgorod (Нижний Новгород)

Arrival station:

Moscow Yaroslavskiy Railway station (Москва (Ярославский Вокзал))
Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал))
Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал))
Moscow Belorusskiy Railway station (Москва (Белорусский Вокзал))


Complete schedule of trains from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
03:34 10:30 06h 56min 084Е Severniy Ural Regular Train 87 USD
04:03 12:30 08h 27min 251Г Regular Train 36 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 003З Regular Train 60 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 005Щ Regular Train 147 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 001Щ Regular Train 279 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 001М Rossiya Regular Train 332 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 061М Regular Train 212 USD
07:35 11:26 03h 51min 727Г Lastochka High-Speed Train 36 USD
07:54 14:13 06h 19min 037Н Tomich Regular Train 157 USD
07:54 14:13 06h 19min 229Г Regular Train 40 USD
09:40 13:48 04h 08min 729Г Lastochka High-Speed Train 36 USD
10:08 18:53 08h 45min 203Г Regular Train 40 USD
11:15 17:58 06h 43min 173Й Regular Train 48 USD
12:38 23:12 10h 34min 047Г Regular Train 30 USD
13:04 21:03 07h 59min 201И Regular Train 36 USD
13:36 17:36 04h 00min 731Г Lastochka High-Speed Train 36 USD
13:55 21:51 07h 56min 146У Regular Train 34 USD
13:55 21:51 07h 56min 132Г Regular Train 49 USD
16:25 21:38 05h 13min 041Г Regular Train 50 USD
17:55 22:10 04h 15min 733Г Lastochka High-Speed Train 36 USD
18:18 01:16 06h 58min 103Н Regular Train 40 USD
18:18 01:16 06h 58min 063Б Regular Train 61 USD
18:58 22:35 03h 37min 713Г Lastochka High-Speed Train 36 USD
20:44 03:50 07h 06min 211Е Regular Train 41 USD
23:16 05:22 06h 06min 109М Regular Train 120 USD
23:26 05:52 06h 26min 055Ы Enisey Regular Train 155 USD
23:26 05:52 06h 26min 091И Regular Train 161 USD
23:35 06:28 06h 53min 035Г Nizhegorodets Regular Train 47 USD

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow

Yes there are direct trains departing from Nizhny Novgorod (Нижний Новгород) and arriving to Moscow Yaroslavskiy Railway station (Москва (Ярославский Вокзал)), Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)), Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал)), Moscow Belorusskiy Railway station (Москва (Белорусский Вокзал)). Trains depart 20 times a day.

Trains from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow depart from Nizhny Novgorod (Нижний Новгород) and arrive to Moscow Yaroslavskiy Railway station (Москва (Ярославский Вокзал)), Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)), Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал)), Moscow Belorusskiy Railway station (Москва (Белорусский Вокзал)).

The fastest train is 713Г Lastochka, departing at 18:58 from Nizhny Novgorod and arriving to Kurskiy Railway station. Travel time of the fastest train 713Г Lastochka - 03h 37min. Tickets cost from 36 USD.

The cheapest train is 047Г , departing at 12:38 from Nizhny Novgorod, traveling for 10h 34min and arriving to Kazanskiy Railway station at 23:12. Tickets for this train cost from 30 USD.

Travel time between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow takes from 03h 37min to 10h 34min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow depart from Nizhny Novgorod (Нижний Новгород). The first train a day departs at 03:34.

Trains from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow arrive to Moscow Yaroslavskiy Railway station (Москва (Ярославский Вокзал)), Moscow Kurskiy Railway station (Москва (Курский Вокзал)), Moscow Kazanskiy Railway station (Москва (Казанский Вокзал)), Moscow Belorusskiy Railway station (Москва (Белорусский Вокзал)).

Train tickets from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow usually cost from 30 USD to 1081 USD per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow train tickets are regulated by a dynamic pricing system. The main principle can be formulated as follows: the higher the demand and the fewer the seats, the higher the ticket price. We recommend booking 2-3 months in advance, in this case you are able to catch the best fares, starting from 30 USD per passenger, which is not available a few days before the departure.

Yes, you can buy tickets online on our website.

Yes, trains in Russia are safe and convenient. You can travel from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow by train without any problems.

In rare cases, there really are changes in the schedule: changing the departure time, canceling trains, launching additional trains, but in most of cases this schedule is accurate. In all situations, we urge you to build your plans based on a real schedule for a specific date, and not on an approximate generalized schedule

We have selected the cheapest, fastest and most comfortable trains for you (at the end of this page). You can use our recommendation. However, please keep in mind that tickets for recommended trains are usually bought first, so they can simply be sold out at the desired date.
Use our ticket search system, indicating the date and number of passengers of interest. After downloading the results - use the filters by departure time, arrival time, travel time, ticket price and ticket classes - so you will find the best trains that best meet your requirements. If there are no trains left after applying the filters, clean the filters and try again.

Train categories on a route between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow

High-Speed Trains

High-speed trains with speeds up to 250 km/h, first launched in Russia in 2009, immediately became a popular alternative to air travel for both Russian citizens and foreign tourists.

High-Speed Trains Lastochka between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow depart 4 times a day, passing the entire route for 03h 37min - 04h 15min.

High-Speed Trains between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow have the following numbers: 727Г, 729Г, 731Г, 733Г, 713Г.

Interesting fact: Unfortunately, despite the popularity of high-speed trains and a consistently high load (occupancy rate exceeds 87%), High-Speed Trains are still not widespread in Russia, essentially connecting only a few of the most important cities. The reason for this is the huge distances between the cities of Russia, which leads to significant costs required for the construction of new modern railways that would be suitable for high-speed trains.
Important: Try to buy High-Speed Train tickets as early as possible. A few days before departure on High-Speed Trains, usually there are no available seats, and the price of the remaining tickets rises 2-3 times from the original.

High-Speed Trains on the route from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Basic) - from 36 USD

Schedule of High-Speed Trains between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
07:35 11:26 03h 51min 727Г Lastochka 36 USD
09:40 13:48 04h 08min 729Г Lastochka 36 USD
13:36 17:36 04h 00min 731Г Lastochka 36 USD
17:55 22:10 04h 15min 733Г Lastochka 36 USD
18:58 22:35 03h 37min 713Г Lastochka 36 USD

Regular Trains

Regular Train is historically the first class of trains, nowadays is the most common type of train in Russia that can take you to almost everywhere, slow and reliable. Such trains run at a speed of about 60-80 km/h and make stops at all (or most) stations on their route. Stops can be either for 1-5 minutes, or for 20-30 and even for an hour and a half. Check the train route and duration of stops using the ROUTE button next to each train.

Regular Trains between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow depart 7 times a day, covering the whole route from 05h 13min to 10h 34min.

Regular Trains between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow have the following numbers: 084Е, 037Н, 055Ы, 035Г, 001М, 007Е, 109М, 146У, 041Г, 132Г, 103Н, 091И, 001Щ, 047Г, 003З, 005Щ, 063Б, 251Г, 203Г, 229Г, 211Е, 173Й, 201И, 061М

Interesting fact: at long stops, passengers of Regular Trains often go to the platform and buy traditional pies or local crafts from Babushkas on the platform.
Important: at stops, do not go far from the train! You may not notice the train departing and your personal belongings will go on a trip without you, and you can stay at this station for several hours or even days. Your ticket will not be valid for traveling on the next train and you will have to buy a new ticket at the box office of this station. The staff does not speak any language other than Russian.

Tickets for the Regular Train are usually cheaper (compared to other classes of trains or plane tickets). Regular Train on the route from Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Basic) - from 30 USD
  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 36 USD
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 45 USD
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 105 USD
  • De Luxe sleeping - from 285 USD

Schedule of Regular Trains between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
03:34 10:30 06h 56min 084Е Severniy Ural 87 USD
04:03 12:30 08h 27min 251Г 36 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 003З 60 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 005Щ 147 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 001Щ 279 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 001М Rossiya 332 USD
07:00 13:58 06h 58min 061М 212 USD
07:54 14:13 06h 19min 037Н Tomich 157 USD
07:54 14:13 06h 19min 229Г 40 USD
10:08 18:53 08h 45min 203Г 40 USD
11:15 17:58 06h 43min 173Й 48 USD
12:38 23:12 10h 34min 047Г 30 USD
13:04 21:03 07h 59min 201И 36 USD
13:55 21:51 07h 56min 132Г 49 USD
13:55 21:51 07h 56min 146У 34 USD
16:25 21:38 05h 13min 041Г 50 USD
18:18 01:16 06h 58min 103Н 40 USD
18:18 01:16 06h 58min 063Б 61 USD
20:44 03:50 07h 06min 211Е 41 USD
23:16 05:22 06h 06min 109М 120 USD
23:26 05:52 06h 26min 055Ы Enisey 155 USD
23:26 05:52 06h 26min 091И 161 USD
23:35 06:28 06h 53min 035Г Nizhegorodets 47 USD

Classes of tickets on trains between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow

1-сl. sleeping compt.

Air-conditioned compartment with two comfortable beds. Bed linen is included. Depending on the type of the carriage, meal-set, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.


2-сl. sleeping compt.

2-class is one of the most popular type of the compartment due to the best correlation of price and comfort. The air-conditioned compartment are equipped with four comfortable beds. Bed linen is included. Depending on the carriage, meal, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.


3-сl. open sleeping

3-Class Open Sleeping also known as "Platzkart" or "Hostel Sleeping", the open type carriage with couchettes, is one of the cheapest options to travel by rail. The Plazlkart is rather comfortable and gives an opportunity to travel in a big company, mix with locals and chat with neighbours all the time.


De Luxe sleeping

Journey in a deluxe compartment lets you to relax and enjoy the views. Air-conditioned compartment with two comfortable beds is equipped with the private bathroom. Meal, travel kit, press, bed linen are included in the price. The cabin is designed for two people, however it is possible to purchase both seats in your compartment and travel alone.


Sitting (Basic)

Carriage with open seating area, used for relatively short journeys. This may include plaid, newspaper, meal, travel kit and air conditioning.


Popular trains on a route Nizhny Novgorod - Moscow

727Г, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 07:35 - arriving at Moscow at 11:26
Travel Time - 03h 51min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 36 USD


729Г, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 09:40 - arriving at Moscow at 13:48
Travel Time - 04h 08min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 36 USD


731Г, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 13:36 - arriving at Moscow at 17:36
Travel Time - 04h 00min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 36 USD


733Г, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 17:55 - arriving at Moscow at 22:10
Travel Time - 04h 15min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 36 USD


713Г, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 18:58 - arriving at Moscow at 22:35
Travel Time - 03h 37min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 36 USD


084Е, Severniy Ural Regular Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 03:34 - arriving at Moscow at 10:30
Travel Time - 06h 56min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 87 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 245 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 394 USD


037Н, Tomich Regular Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 07:54 - arriving at Moscow at 14:13
Travel Time - 06h 19min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 157 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 236 USD


055Ы, Enisey Regular Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 23:26 - arriving at Moscow at 05:52
Travel Time - 06h 26min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 155 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 280 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 518 USD


035Г, Nizhegorodets Regular Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 23:35 - arriving at Moscow at 06:28
Travel Time - 06h 53min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 47 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 60 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 111 USD


001М, Rossiya Regular Train

Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 07:00 - arriving at Moscow at 13:58
Travel Time - 06h 58min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 332 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 680 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 953 USD


Recommended trains

Recommended High-Speed Trains

Recommended cheapest, most comfortable High-Speed train between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow:

727Г, Lastochka  High-Speed Train
Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 07:35 - arriving at Moscow at 11:26
Travel Time - 03h 51min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 36 USD


 

Recommended fastest High-Speed train between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow:

713Г, Lastochka  High-Speed Train
Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 18:58 - arriving at Moscow at 22:35
Travel Time - 03h 37min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 36 USD


 

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest Regular train between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow:

047Г,   Regular Train
Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 12:38 - arriving at Moscow at 23:12
Travel Time - 10h 34min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 30 USD
3-сl. open sleeping - from 43 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 45 USD


 

Recommended most comfortable Regular train between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow:

001Щ,   Regular Train
Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 07:00 - arriving at Moscow at 13:58
Travel Time - 06h 58min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 279 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 486 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 1081 USD


 

Recommended fastest Regular train between Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow:

041Г,   Regular Train
Departing from Nizhny Novgorod at 16:25 - arriving at Moscow at 21:38
Travel Time - 05h 13min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 50 USD
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 116 USD
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 171 USD
De Luxe sleeping - from 285 USD


 

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