Time zone — GMT + 3, Moscow time zone. Climate: moderate continental, average temperature in winter – 10°C, average temperature in summer + 25°C. Nizhny Novgorod is the capital of the Volga federal district and a regional center. Nizhny Novgorod is at 400 km away from Moscow and at 1,200 km away from St. Petersburg. Moscow-Nizhny Novgorod Travel time:
- 55 minutes by plane
- 4.5 to 7 hours by train
- 6 to 7 hours by car.
There is an international airport in Nizhny Novgorod.
There are 3 Lufthansa flights from Nizhny Novgorod (via Frankfurt) to over 120 countries.
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