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<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 Novasib.

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

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.

South towards Barnaul