There are 5 ways to get from Havana to Santiago de Cuba by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Santiago  •  1 h 49 min

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

$144 - $369

Cheapest option

Train  •  15 h 56 min

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

$30

3 alternative options

Fly to Holguin, train  •  4 h 49 min

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

Bus  •  14 h 45 min

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

$45 - $70

Drive  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Havana to Santiago de Cuba 542.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Havana to Santiago de Cuba is to train which costs $30 and takes 15 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Havana to Santiago de Cuba is to fly which takes 1 h 49 min and costs $140 - $370.

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The distance between Havana and Santiago de Cuba is 761 km. The road distance is 868 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Havana to Santiago de Cuba, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from La Habana and arriving at Santiago de Cuba. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Havana La Coubre and arriving at Santiago de Cuba. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 15 h 56 min.

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What companies run services between Havana, Cuba and Santiago de Cuba?

Cubana de Aviación flies from Havana to Santiago de Cuba 3 times a day. Alternatively, Viazul operates a bus from Havana to Santiago de Cuba 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 14 h 45 min.

Airlines
Cubana de Aviación
Website
cubana.cu
Flights from Havana to Santiago
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Havana to Holguin
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Havana to Holguin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
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
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
Schedules at
seat61.com
Bus operators
Viazul
Phone
+ 53 (07) 8836092
Email
sales@viazul.com
Website
viazul.com
Bus from La Habana to Santiago de Cuba
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
viazul.com
Book at
viazul.com

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