There are 8 ways to get from Havana Airport (HAV) to Santiago de Cuba by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly to Santiago  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Havana (HAV) to Santiago (SCU) HAV - SCU

$120 - $340

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Train  •  17 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Havana La Coubre to Santiago de Cuba

$30 - $45

6 alternative options

Fly to Holguin, train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Havana (HAV) to Holguin (HOG) HAV - HOG
  2. Take the train from Cacocum to Santiago de Cuba

$129 - $474

Fly to Guantanamo Los Canos, train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Havana (HAV) to Guantanamo Los Canos (GAO) HAV - GAO
  2. Take the train from Guantanamo to Santiago de Cuba

$168 - $530

Fly to Bayamo, bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Havana (HAV) to Bayamo (BYM) HAV - BYM
  2. Take the bus from Bayamo to Santiago de Cuba

$169 - $391

Fly to Moa, taxi  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Havana (HAV) to Moa (MOA) HAV - MOA
  2. Take a taxi from Moa to Santiago de Cuba

$241 - $409

Bus  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from La Habana to Santiago de Cuba Via Santiago de Cuba

$40 - $60

Drive  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Havana Airport (HAV) to Santiago de Cuba 546.6 miles

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No, there is no direct bus from Havana Airport (HAV) to Santiago de Cuba. However, there are services departing from Terminal 2 and arriving at Santiago de Cuba via La Habana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 29 min.

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The distance between Havana Airport (HAV) and Santiago de Cuba is 757 km. The road distance is 874.6 km.

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The best way to get from Havana Airport (HAV) to Santiago de Cuba without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Havana Airport (HAV) to Santiago de Cuba, including transfers.

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Havana Airport (HAV) to Santiago de Cuba bus services, operated by Viazul, depart from La Habana station.

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The best way to get from Havana Airport (HAV) to Santiago de Cuba is to fly which takes 2 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 29 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 17 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Havana Airport to Santiago Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Havana Airport (HAV) to Santiago de Cuba bus services, operated by Viazul, arrive at Santiago de Cuba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Havana Airport (HAV) to Santiago de Cuba is 875 km. It takes approximately 11 h 52 min to drive from Havana Airport (HAV) to Santiago de Cuba.

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Cubana de Aviación offers flights from Havana Airport to Santiago Airport.

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  • Distance: 473.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

What companies run services between Havana Airport (HAV), Cuba and Santiago de Cuba?

Cubana de Aviación flies from Havana Airport (HAV) to Santiago de Cuba twice daily. Alternatively, Viazul operates a bus from Havana Airport (HAV) to Santiago de Cuba 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 14 h 45 min.

Airlines
Cubana de Aviación
Website
cubana.cu
Flights from Havana to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Havana to Holguin
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Havana to Guantanamo Los Canos
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Havana to Bayamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Havana to Moa
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Havana to Holguin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Train operators
Ferrocarriles de Cuba
Website
en.wikipedia.org
Train from Cacocum to Santiago de Cuba
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
seat61.com
Train from Guantanamo to Santiago de Cuba
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
seat61.com
Train from Havana La Coubre to Santiago de Cuba
Ave. Duration
15 h 56 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
seat61.com
Bus operators
Viazul
Phone
+ 53 (07) 8836092
Email
sales@viazul.com
Website
viazul.com
Bus from Bayamo to Santiago de Cuba
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
viazul.com
Bus from La Habana to Santiago de Cuba
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
viazul.com
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viazul.com
Other operators
Taxi from Moa to Santiago de Cuba
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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