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Rather modern way of transport. But what a lot of bureaucracy!

The train is nice. Short wagons from Spain with on set of wheels per wagon, making it rather bumpy... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Deventer, The Netherlands
relax i am not driving

excellent attendance by the train staff, we took train to Moscow cabin with shower, bed, free... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Panama City, Panama
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Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

The train is nice. Short wagons from Spain with on set of wheels per wagon, making it rather bumpy and noisy. Service is good. Why to pay for the internet?? At lot of staff present in the train (at least one per 2 wagons, excluding...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank R1524JQrichardr
Reviewed 18 July 2018

excellent attendance by the train staff, we took train to Moscow cabin with shower, bed, free dinner, and staff very cooperative and friendly, we ask them to arrange a porter when we arrive to Moscow, and porter were there waiting for me 5 big luggage...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lamursa
Reviewed 15 July 2018

i enjoyed my journey very much. Comfortable seats. I traveled form Moscow to Nizhny Novogord at night in sleeping coach. Good bed and service. From Nizhny Novogord to Moscow during day was even fantastic. nice view on the way. you can buy food and drinks....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Razib_Mahbubul
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Did a round trip on this service, it takes around 4 hours, the section Vladimir to Nizhny is a bit quicker as had less works on it though there are 2 stops. Service was very punctual and far better than U.K. trains I travel on....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Mikesalter
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Strizh is the outright definition of Punctuality ! Faster than Sapsan and Lastochka... Not as comfortable as the Sapsan.... Punctuality is fail-safe ! Best way to bounce between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank VishwanathI7
Reviewed 28 August 2017

If you consider to take a train or a plane between Moscow and Nizhniy Novgorod, do not have any doubts - take a train. There are 2 options - either Strizh (Стриж) or Lastochka (Ласточка). If you like comfort and prefer to be in Nizhniy...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 23 June 2017

There are two "high speed " trains from NN to Moscow. They aren't high speed compared to France or Japan, but they do cut the time by six hours per trip. The cars aren't great, but they are better than the old ones. Take your...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Tehlequah
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The best way to travel in comfort between Moscow an Nizhny for is low cost. Trains depart regularly, which makes it convenient. The trip was only 3.5 hours.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Byronb130
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Surprisingly, the railroad industry in Russia made its choice towards time saving and exclusive comfort of its passengers. The example of that could be a high-speed train, which now runs from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod. Sitting and sleeping cabins, combined with individual showers and your...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Boris C
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The last time i took the train from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod was 7 years ago. What a difference in train travel now! The train is modern and clean. I had a private berth. The attendants are young and smiling and quite friendly to this...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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14 December 2017|
Response from R1524JQrichardr | Reviewed this property |
rzd is the official site for train transport. You can choose the date, time, class and seat, including layout of each wagon
21 February 2017|
Response from Boris C | Reviewed this property |
Hello. To Nizhny Novgorod, Strizh departures in Moscow from Kurskiy Train Station and arrives to Nijniy Novgorod to, so called, Moscow Train Station and vice versa.
12 September 2016|
Response from Okarahan | Reviewed this property |
In Moscow you depart from Kursky Train Station. This station is located in metro station Kurskaya.