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Nizhny Novgorod Public Transport

Nizhny Novgorod public transport is offered with bus routes, trams, trolleybuses, and the underground lines (Nizhny Novgorod Metro).

The bus routes are served both by municipal transport companies and privately owned ones. Municipal motor transport uses more spacious buses with higher comfort. Private transporters (jitneys) use mostly buses with lesser spaciousness and comfort conformably.

Ground electrotrunsport is presented with trams and trolleybuses that have highly branched routes network. Tram Route 2 serves the central part of the city and is named as City Circle (Gorodskoye Koltso in Russian). Its geometry is a circle with both directions traffic - the internal and external circles. Generally all the major sights of the historical part of the city are concentrated inside the City Circle.

Nizhny Novgorod Public Transport Specialities

You can pay your passage inside the transport to conductor
Municipal buses as well as trams and trolleybuses stop at all the stops
Jitneys (can be translated as Routed Taxis from Russian) stop only by passenger's request (sound call from inside and waving down from outside (bus stops))
Some stops are equipped with the city map with the routes information
You can buy multi trip tickets in the transport asking conductor
Boarding and getting out is allowed to/from any door
Fine is stipulated in case of ticketless passage (controllers work at the lines)
Mostly the city transport is not intended and so unadapted for usage by people with restricted possibilities

Hours of Work of Public Transport

Municipal buses: 05:30 - 24:00
Jitneys: 04:50 - 23:40
Trams: 06:00 - 23:00
Trolleybuses: 06:00 - 23:00
Metro: 05:30 - 00:00

Hours of work can be slightly updated by the transporters so be aware and make sure additionally in case of importance


Municipal buses: 14 RUR
Jitneys: 14 RUR
Trams: 11 RUR
Trolleybuses: 11 RUR
Metro: 11 RUR

Fares can be slightly updated by the transporters so be aware and make sure additionally in case of importance

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