Dear Participants of the Volga Neuroscience Meeting 2018,

Please find below some important details regarding your transportation to/from the boat.

  1. The conference boat “Mikhail Frunze” will depart from Pier No.14 in Nizhny Novgorod at 9:00 AM on July 22, 2018. The No.14 Pier is located at the Lower Volga Embankment – see the Google map below (the exact address is Nizhnevolzhskaya naberezhnaya 1В). The main reference point is the Boat “Geroy” monument. You can get to this place by walking down the Chkalov Stairs (442 steps) from the Minin Square or by walking from the River station (approx.1 km). Please make sure you are on board at least half an hour before the departure (8:30 AM).

Taking taxi from the Strigino Airport is the easiest way of getting to Nizhny Novgorod and to Pier No.14.

Fully licensed Taxi «Druzya» («Friends») counters are located at the Arrivals hall on the first floor of the Airport Terminal. Please avoid using an unlicensed taxi. You can pay for your taxi by credit card/cash at the Taxi «Druzya» counter or by cash to the driver at the end of your ride. If you need a receipt, please ask for it at the counter. The price of the ride from the airport to the pier is approximately 500 RUB. Official taxi phone number: +7 (831) 2-555-555.

From Nizhny Novgorod Railway Station, you can get to Pier No.14 by the taxi «Nizhegorodets». Official taxi phone number: +7 831 421 61 16.

Uber and Gett are also available in Nizhny Novgorod.

The Organization Committee will provide free shuttles for the guests of the Conference, who requested pick-up/drop-off assistance. Please, find the shuttle schedule below.


21 July 2018

17.45 – Airport Oka Hotel Oktyabrskaya Hotel  (Minibus, 10 seats)

20.30 – Airport Оkа Hotel Marins Park Hotel (Bus, 20 seats)

21:45 – Airport Оkа Hotel  (Minibus, 10 seats)

23.55 – Railway Station Pier 14 (Bus, 15 seats)


22 July 2018:

7.30 – Oka Hotel Pier 14 (Bus, 35 seats)

7.00 – Railway Station Marins Park Hotel – Pier 14 (Minibus, 10 seats)


Please contact the organizers of your section to let them know how and when you plan to arrive in Nizhny Novgorod.

  1. The boat will return to Nizhny Novgorod at about 4:00 PM on July 27. Then participants can take the transfer bus to the airport or the railway station. For those who extend their stay in Nizhny Novgorod, a visit to the laboratories of the UNN Institute of Neuroscience is scheduled on July 27. You can book your accommodation at the Hotel Oka located at a walking distance from the University at:

If you have any questions, you can call VNM organizers:

+7 987 754 08 64 – Susan Gordleeva

+7 987 536 52 79 – Viktoriya Krut

We are looking forward to seeing you in Nizhny Novgorod on July 22.

Thank you.


Yours sincerely,

Organizing Committee,

Volga Neuroscience Meeting 2018.