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
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
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).
Avtozavod (Automobile Plant or GAZ) - buses 40, 60, 64, 68 and
Sormovo and Moskovsky district - buses 3, 9, 45, 90 and others;
Kanavino (the Moskovsky Railway Station is located there) -
buses 3, 26, 38, 61, 80 and others, trams 1, 26, 27;
Prioksky district - buses 2, 43, 50, 68 and others;
Sovetsky district - buses 26, 38, 80 and others, trolley 6.
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:
Nizhnegorodsky (Svoboda Square) - bus 55 (via Kanavino); bus 75
(via Prioksky district);
Sormovo (center of Sormovo) - buses 55, 12;
Avtozavod (subway station "Proletarskaia") - bus 59.