Nizhni Novgorod is an important transportation center. It has railway and air connections with all significant cities of Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.). Overnight trains to Moscow and St. Petersburg are very convenient.

Nizhni Novgorod has a broad public transportation network. The main routes connect the center of the city (a triangle formed by Minin, Gorky and Svoboda Squares), with residential and industrial districts:

The two latter districts as well as the central Nizhnegorodsky district are situated on the right bank of the Oka river. They form the upper part of the city. The districts of the lower part have a system of internal transportation. The subway line connects the Moskovsky Railway Station with Avtozavod (GAZ).

In order to get to Gorky Square from the university you may take buses 18, 26, 30, 43, 68 and trolleys 6 and 13. Gorky Square will be the third stop. Minin Square will be the last stop if you take bus 18 or trolley 13.

Express buses connect the Strigino Airport, located to the west of Avtozavod, with the following city districts: