There are 4 ways to get from Havana to Santa Clara by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from La Habana to Santa Clara Via Holguin

$14 - $21

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Train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Havana - La Coubre to Santa Clara Cienfuegos/La Habana

$6 - $10

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Havana to Santa Clara 174.4 miles

Fly  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Havana (HAV) to Santa Clara (SNU) HAV - SNU

$231 - $2,114

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from La Habana and arriving at Santa Clara. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Havana - La Coubre and arriving at Santa Clara. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Havana and Santa Clara is 261 km. The road distance is 279 km.

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The best way to get from Havana to Santa Clara without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs .

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The bus from La Habana to Santa Clara takes 3 h 45 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Havana to Santa Clara bus services, operated by Viazul, depart from La Habana station.

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Havana to Santa Clara train services, operated by Ferrocarriles de Cuba, depart from Havana - La Coubre station.

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The best way to get from Havana to Santa Clara is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 32 min.

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There is no direct flight from Havana Airport to Santa Clara Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Havana to Santa Clara bus services, operated by Viazul, arrive at Santa Clara station.

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Map of how to get from Havana to Santa Clara.
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  • Distance: 163 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Havana, Cuba and Santa Clara, Cuba?

Viazul operates a bus from Havana to Santa Clara twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, Ferrocarriles de Cuba operates a train from Havana to Santa Clara on demand. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Havana to Santa Clara via Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Havana to Santa Clara via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Havana to Santa Clara via Manzanillo
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Train operators
Ferrocarriles de Cuba
Website
en.wikipedia.org
Train from Havana - La Coubre to Santa Clara
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
seat61.com
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Havana to Santa Clara train services, operated by Ferrocarriles de Cuba, arrive at Santa Clara station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Havana to Santa Clara is 279 km. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Havana to Santa Clara.

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Southwest Airlines, Delta, Cubana de Aviación and three other airlines offer flights from Havana Airport to Santa Clara Airport.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Santa Clara. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Havana to Havana Airport is to bus which takes 34 min and costs .

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