Transport in Nizhny Novgorod
In Nizhny Novgorod there is an extensive public transport system that includes buses, trolleybuses, trams, metro, taxis. There are also commuter trains and even the cable car. Quickly and cheaply can be reached from almost any point of the city to another, without using a personal car or taxi.
The route network developed and complicated, but if you need a single to get from one point to another, it is possible to plan a route using the following sites, where all the runs are presented in electronic form on the map:
- Metro, trolley, tram, bus – 28 rubles one-time trip
- Taxi – 20 to 28 rubles depending on the route
- Children under 7 years – free of charge
For tourists may also be interested in travel on the metro, trolleybus, tram, bus valid for 24 hours after the first trip a value of 90 rubles; pass for tram, trolleybus, validity 70 minutes after the first trip the cost 20 rubles. However to enjoy travel you have to first buy a transportation card for 50 rubles, and it is to buy a travel. Sold and map and travel at the ticket office on the destination and the metro.
Public transport works from 05:00 to 00:00. Some of the routes (mainly buses) stop going after 21 hours.
The cost of a short taxi ride starts from 80 roubles, a trip from one end of town to another will cost 600 rubles. Taxi from the airport to the center of the city – 200-450 rubles.
Buses, trolleybuses, taxis
The network of buses and taxis cover the entire city. Pay the conductor, in the taxi at the entrance to the driver. Fare inspectors have card readers for electronic travel (transportation cards). Travel in taxis do not operate.
The time of day in Nizhny Novgorod – from 05:15 to 00:00, the fare is 28 rubles and does not depend on the duration and the length of the trip. Children under 7 years free. Individual tickets in the form of metal tokens purchased from any station ticket offices or vending machines, which accept bills and coins. Tokens drop in the slot on the turnstile. Also season in the form of electronic cards (1000 rubles).
Metro consists of two lines-Avtozavodskaya and Sormovskaya. Unfortunately, in the tourist area there is only one metro station "Gorkovskaya", which is in the end of Bolshaya Pokrovskaya street and on the edge of the tourist district. To get from the Kremlin before it can walk for 20 minutes on Bolshaya Pokrovskaya.
Another useful for tourists metro station – Moscow. It is near the railway station and the shopping centre of the city with many supermarkets, shopping malls and markets.
The trams in the Lower cover almost the entire city including the tourism district. The fare is 28 rubles, pay the conductor in the cabin. Useful for tourists routes:
- No. 2 - a circular route along the tourist area (center), crosses Bolshaya Pokrovskaya
- No. 27 – railway station – ulitsa Belinskogo near the tourist district
- Tourist tram on the street Christmas. During the trip the guide tells about the history of the city and the architecture of the buildings on the street Christmas. The cost of travel+tour – 150 rubles, the duration of the route is 50 minutes.
Tourists cableway Nizhny Novgorod is perceived as a landmark or attraction, but in fact it is public transport. You can use it to the promenade to get into the centre of Bor and back. The fare one way – 100. Mode of operation: Monday-Saturday 06:45 – 21:00 Sunday and holidays 09:00 - 22:00.
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Trains departing from Moscow railway station, can be used to get to certain attractions or areas. In particular, it is possible to get to the station "sorting" to get to the Museum "steam Locomotives of Russia", or to reach the archives. Tickets are bought at the station at the ticket office or vending machines.