Travel between two of the most ancient capitals of Russia – Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod. This is also the beginning route of the Trans Siberian railroad. Pass the peaceful Russian countryside as you travel in style and comfort between these 2 great cities.
Lastochka trains operate on several routes including Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod. These are high-speed electric trains of the Velaro RUS series produced by Siemens Transportation Systems and adapted for Russia's weather conditions. Lastochka train consists of 5 carriages with 2nd class seats. Trains operating on busy destinations may have 10 carriages.
Nizhegorogets is a daily train which operates between Moscow and Nizhniy Novgorod (Gorky). There are 1st, 2nd and 3rd class tickets available. The train has a nice restaurant with good choice of meals. Travel time is from 6.5 to 7 hours depending on direction.
Sapsan is a high-speed electric train that operates on St. Petersburg to Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow to St. Petersburg routes. There are several trains daily; the trip from St. Petesburg to Nizhny Novgorod takes 8 hours. The train offers several classes: Conference cabin, First class, Business class and Economy class. There is a bistro on board.
Strizh is a high-speed electric which operates on Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod route. The train's cars were produced by PATENTES TALGO SL (Spain). The trip from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod takes 3 hours 35 min. There are up to 7 trains daily. The train consists of 18 carriages of different classes: 1st class sleeper, 1st class seats and 2nd class seats. There is a bistro car and a restaurant car on board.
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