Strigino Nizhny Novgorod International Airport Guide (GOJ)

Airport info
Code: GOJ
Nizhny Novgorod, 603056, Russia

The airport is located about 14km (8.5 miles) southwest of Nizhny Novgorod city centre.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +7
8 800 1000 333

Nizhny Novgorod International Airport serves the region of Russia to the east of Moscow, located roughly 300km (180 miles) from the capital. Our Nizhny Novgorod International Airport guide includes recommended transport routes to and from the airport, details of terminal facilities, and a list of accommodation options nearby.

Airport news

Plans are currently in place to construct a direct rail link that will connect the airport and the city centre, but a start date is still unconfirmed. A major terminal expansion and modernisation project is underway, with completion anticipated for 2021.


There is an information office located on the first floor, in the public area.

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Driving directions

The airport is signposted from the city centre. Follow Lenina road southwest from central Nizhny Novgorod, turning left onto Vedenyapina, then right onto Yuzhnoye. This road then becomes Arkadiya Gaydara, and subsequently Orekhovskaya Road. From here, turn right onto Bezvodnaya, which leads to the airport entrance.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus: Bus routes 11 and 20 run regularly from the airport into the city centre (journey time: 20-25 minutes; fare 20RUB) with bus 20 terminating at metro station Avtozavodskaya and bus 11 Ulitsa Druzhaev.

Taxi: Cabs are available outside Arrivals. The fare for the 15 minute trip into the city centre starts at around 500 Rubles.

Terminal facilities


A bank offering currency exchange is located on the ground floor, and ATMs are situated on both levels of the terminal.


There is a post office within the terminal complex and paid-for Wi-Fi access is available.


There are several cafés offering drinks and snacks, both in the public and Departures areas.


Duty-free is available in Departures via CAPO Duty Free, selling more than 10,000 different products of international brands, including liquor, tobacco products, cosmetics, perfumes, jewellery, haberdashery, toys, and accessories. Other shops are also available primarily selling souvenirs, stationery and magazines and books.


Trolleys are provided, but left-luggage is not available.


Other facilities at Nizhny Novgorod International Airport include baby changing rooms, a children's play area, a pharmacy and a first aid facility. There is also an aviation museum located within the vicinity.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There are no meeting facilities at the airport, however there are two VIP/business class lounges for departing passengers. For meeting and conference facilities, it is necessary to travel into the city.

Disabled facilities

The airport is fully accessible for disabled passengers, with lifts and disabled toilet facilities. Designated parking is also available immediately opposite the terminal entrance. Any passenger who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline before travelling.

Car parking

Long- and short-stay parking is available immediately outside the terminal.

Car rental

Car hire companies Europcar and Paulz are represented at the airport, with desks located in Arrivals.


There is one hotel at the airport, located within the airport grounds. Alternatively, there are a few options located close to the airport, with a few larger hotels available in the city centre.

Airport Hotel

+7 831 269 3422

The 64-room Nizhny Novogorod International Airport Hotel is located a short walk from the terminal building. It offers a range of room types at various prices, and the rate includes a meal. The bar is open 24 hours.

Airport grounds, 603056, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Russian Capital Hotel

+7 831 295 9912

Located just 3km (1.8 miles) from the airport, the Russian Capital Hotel is a convenient option for those with an early flight to catch. Facilities at the hotel are pretty basic, but include a 150 seat restaurant, sauna with swimming pool and car wash.

Ulica Mineeva, Avtozavodskii, 603018, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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