Nizhny Novgorod is situated about 400 km from Moscow on the banks of the Volga and Oka rivers. One can get to Nizhny Novgorod either by a direct Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt or through Moscow or St.-Petersburg. Domestic flights and trains from Moscow and St.-Petersburg to Nizhny Novgorod are available daily http://www.nn.ru/info/transport.

The direct flight Frankfurt/Main - Nizhny Novgorod by Lufthansa, LH3208, which leaves Frankfurt on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday (matching most flights from US to Frankfurt) and arrives in Nizhny Novgorod at 00:50 am (on July 1). The return flight, LH3209 leaves Nizhny Novgorod on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday early morning (matching most flights from Frankfurt to US). The website is http://www.lufthansa.com.

Another option is to fly through Moscow. There are many flights connecting Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod daily. The website is http://www.nn.ru/info/transport/avia. The flight takes about 40 min.

Meeting of the participants in the Airport and railway station in Nizhny Novgorod and transportation to the hotel and to the boat will be provided.

All participants are requested to inform the Organizing Committee about their travel schedule at their earliest convenience .