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'''Novosibirsk''' (Russian: Новосибирск) is [[Russia]]'s third-largest city, after [[Moscow]] and [[St. Petersburg|Saint Petersburg]], and the largest city of [[Siberia]].
 
'''Novosibirsk''' (Russian: Новосибирск) is [[Russia]]'s third-largest city, after [[Moscow]] and [[St. Petersburg|Saint Petersburg]], and the largest city of [[Siberia]].
  
The city's name is often abbreviated by locals as ''Novasib''.  
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The city's name is often abbreviated by locals as ''Novosib''.
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== Hitchhiking in ==
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If you were lucky enough to get a transit car passing by Novosibirsk via ''Severnyi ob'ezd'' but you still need to visit a city ask your driver to stop near police checkpoint and walk it the west a bit to busstop ''Poselok Sadovyi'' on the norhern side of the road. Take bus 1153 or any other (they all goes at the same place) to metro ''Zaeltcovskaya''. This is the only way to get into the city via public transportation from ''Severnyi ob'ezd''.
  
 
== Hitchhiking out ==
 
== Hitchhiking out ==
 
=== West towards [[Omsk]] ===
 
=== West towards [[Omsk]] ===
 
From the central train station, take minibus #1122 towards the airport and get out at the second last bus stop ''Puteprovod'', located at a huge roundabout already out of town. The bus rides is about 30min, best is to ask the driver to let you out at the end of the huge roundabout, there walk to the left and start hitching just at the beginning of the road towards [[Omsk]] (M51).
 
From the central train station, take minibus #1122 towards the airport and get out at the second last bus stop ''Puteprovod'', located at a huge roundabout already out of town. The bus rides is about 30min, best is to ask the driver to let you out at the end of the huge roundabout, there walk to the left and start hitching just at the beginning of the road towards [[Omsk]] (M51).
 
  
 
=== East towards Yurga, [[Kemerovo]], [[Tomsk]] ===
 
=== East towards Yurga, [[Kemerovo]], [[Tomsk]] ===
  
Take a bus 1027 (to Pasino) leaving from the bus stop at Kalinina square (metro Kalinina). "Puteprovod" is the name of the bus-stop from where you will have to walk around 5 minutes towards the traffic police station. There is a very good point to stay several meters after the police station. Most of cars are driving to Yurga, Kemerovo or Tomsk. So it is better to wait for those lifts and skip the locals.
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From metro ''Zaeltcovskaya'' take bus 1153 or 1053 and ride until ''Poselok Sadovyi'' busstop then walk a bit to police check point and hitch right after.
  
 
=== South towards [[Barnaul]] ===
 
=== South towards [[Barnaul]] ===
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Hitching out towards Barnaul is a bit complicated. You can try many places along rail road using local trains.
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{{IsIn|Novosibirsk Oblast}}
 
{{IsIn|Novosibirsk Oblast}}
  

Revision as of 16:38, 31 July 2012

<map lat='55.0217245215306' lng='82.89047241210938' zoom='10' view='3' float='right' height='350' width='350'/> Novosibirsk (Russian: Новосибирск) is Russia's third-largest city, after Moscow and Saint Petersburg, and the largest city of Siberia.

The city's name is often abbreviated by locals as Novosib.

Hitchhiking in

If you were lucky enough to get a transit car passing by Novosibirsk via Severnyi ob'ezd but you still need to visit a city ask your driver to stop near police checkpoint and walk it the west a bit to busstop Poselok Sadovyi on the norhern side of the road. Take bus 1153 or any other (they all goes at the same place) to metro Zaeltcovskaya. This is the only way to get into the city via public transportation from Severnyi ob'ezd.

Hitchhiking out

West towards Omsk

From the central train station, take minibus #1122 towards the airport and get out at the second last bus stop Puteprovod, located at a huge roundabout already out of town. The bus rides is about 30min, best is to ask the driver to let you out at the end of the huge roundabout, there walk to the left and start hitching just at the beginning of the road towards Omsk (M51).

East towards Yurga, Kemerovo, Tomsk

From metro Zaeltcovskaya take bus 1153 or 1053 and ride until Poselok Sadovyi busstop then walk a bit to police check point and hitch right after.

South towards Barnaul

Hitching out towards Barnaul is a bit complicated. You can try many places along rail road using local trains.