Travel information
The boat «Nizhny Novgorod» departs from the St. Petersburg river terminal, pier «Utkina zavod’» at 21:30, July 28. The address of «Utkina zavod’» is 31 Oktyabrskaya naberezhnaya, Proletarskaya metro station (green line). Every half an hour there is free shuttle bus from the Proletarskaya metro station to «Utkina zavod’»

The boat will be available for boarding in St.Petersburg starting at 18:00 of July 28.

Saint-Petersburg has 13 bridges that can be drawn in the summer period.
Please note that on July 28, 4 bridges in the city center (Blagoveshchenskiy, Dvortsovy, Troitskiy and Liteiny) will be drawn from 9:25 am to 1:20 pm.

At the end of the cruise, the arrival in Nizhny Novgorod is scheduled for 15:00 of August 03. There are several ways to get to the place of your destination from Nizhny Novgorod:
1. From  Nizhny Novgorod to St.Petersburg by air or by overnignt train and then from St.Petersburg to the place of your destination.
2. From  Nizhny Novgorod to Moscow by air or train and then from Moscow to your destination. A train journey between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod takes 4 to 8 hours. Several day-time and overnight trains are available.
All participants are advised to inform the Organizing Committee about their travel itineraries.
To those who are planning to stay in St.Petersburg before the conference the Organizing Committee can recommend the following hotels located in the city center:

1. A few hotels which belong to Nevsky Hotel Group located in the city center, close to Nevsky Prospect/Avenue and main city sights of interest.

2. Nevsky Express Hotel
93  Nevsky prospekt

3. Fontanka 5
5/2 Naberezhnaya Reki Fontanki Street

4. Hotel on Sadovaya
53 a Sadovaya str.

Quite a few Nizhny Novgorod hotels can also be found at
We recommend to our guests accommodation in the following hotels located in the city center:

Oktyabrskaya Hotel
situated at the beautiful high Volga embankment

Alexandrovsky Garden Hotel
3 Georgievsky Sjezd, located on the bank of the Volga river

IBIS Nizhny Novgorod Hotel
115 Gorky Street

Marins Park Hotel Nizhny Novgorod
located in Lenin square that is a convenient road junction,
the river boat terminal and the railway terminal are about 300 meters from the hotel

Hotel Megapolis
47 Rozhdestvenskaya Str., close to the river boat terminal

White House Hotel
27/8 Varvarskaya Str.

Sutki-Dom Apartments on Bolshaya Pokrovskaya
24 Bolshaya Pokrovskaya Street, the central pedestrian street in N.Novgorod

Gorkiy Hotel
Bolshaya Pokrovskaya Street 5/6, the heart of the city