Nizhny Novgorod is situated about 400 km from Moscow on the banks of the Volga and Oka rivers. One can get to Nizhny Novgorod either by a direct Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt-on-Main (four times a week) or through Moscow . Domestic flights and trains from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod are available daily.

All participants are requested to inform the Organizing Committee at their earliest convenience about their travel schedule. Transport assistance in Nizhny Novgorod will be available.

download map of Nizhny Novgorod (in Russian)


The most convenient way to reach Nizhny Novgorod from abroad is to use the direct Lufthansa connection between Frankfurt/Main and Nizhny Novgorod :

Frankfurt - Nizhny Novgorod
Flight LH3208. Departure 16:15. Arrival 21:45. Monday.
Departure 16:25. Arrival 21:55. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

Nizhny Novgorod - Frankfurt
Flight LH3209. Departure 03:35. Arrival 05:15. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday.

Another option is to use any flight to Moscow , from where Nizhny Novgorod can be reached by a regular domestic flight.
The destination of most international flights to Moscow is International Airport Sheremetyevo II.
The Moscow Airport Domodedovo is also used for international flights. The recommended domestic flight is

Moscow (Domodedovo) - Nizhny Novgorod
Flight C72. Departure 19.45. Arrival 20.50 . Daily, except Saturday.

The participants are highly recommended to book the international air tickets in advance.


The train connection between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod is also available.
The timetable for direct trains is the following:

Moscow (Kazansky Railway Station) - Nizhny Novgorod
Train 24. Departure 22:25. Arrival 06:24, daily.

Moscow (Kursky Railway Station) - Nizhny Novgorod
Train 22. Departure 23:40. Arrival 07:18, daily.
Train 116. Departure 16:55. Arrival 21:33, daily.
Train 62. Departure 14:00. Arrival 18:55, daily.

NB: Nizhny Novgorod is usually referred to as " Gorky " in the railway service.