There are 4 ways to get from Havana to Matanzas by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from La Coubre to Matanzas

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from La Habana to Matanzas Via Varadero

$6 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Havana to Matanzas 63.3 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Havana to Matanzas 63.3 miles

What companies run services between Havana, Cuba and Matanzas, Cuba?

Ferrocarriles de Cuba operates a train from Havana to Matanzas on demand, and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Seat 61 Agency also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, Viazul operates a bus from Havana to Matanzas 4 times a day. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Ferrocarriles de Cuba
Website
en.wikipedia.org
Train from La Coubre to Matanzas
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
seat61.com
Seat 61 Agency
Email
traininfo@seat61.com
Website
seat61.com
Train from La Havana, Estacion Central to Matanzas
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
seat61.com
Bus operators
Viazul
Phone
+ 53 (07) 8836092
Email
sales@viazul.com
Website
viazul.com
Bus from La Habana to Matanzas
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
viazul.com
Book at
viazul.com
Other operators
Taxi from Havana to Matanzas
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Coco Taxis
Phone
+53 7 8731411

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Havana and Matanzas is 83 km. The road distance is 101 km.

The cheapest way to get from Havana to Matanzas is to bus which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Havana to Matanzas is to taxi which takes 1 h 16 min and costs $45 - $55.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from La Coubre and arriving at Matanzas. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from La Habana and arriving at Matanzas. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

The train from La Coubre to Matanzas takes 1 h 35 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.