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There are 9 ways to get from Matanzas to Gibara by plane, shuttle, train, taxi, bus or car

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Fly Varadero to Camaguey, shuttle

  1. Fly from Varadero (VRA) to Camaguey (CMW)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Hotel Camagüey to Hotel Pernik Holguin

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Train

  1. Take the train from Matanzas to Holguin

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Fly Varadero to Santiago, shuttle

  1. Fly from Varadero (VRA) to Santiago (SCU)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Melia Santiago de Cuba to Hotel Pernik Holguin

Train to Havana, fly to Santiago, shuttle

  1. Take the train from Matanzas to Havana - La Coubre
  2. Fly from Havana (HAV) to Santiago (SCU)
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Melia Santiago de Cuba to Hotel Pernik Holguin

Train to Havana, fly to Camaguey, shuttle

  1. Take the train from Matanzas to Havana - La Coubre
  2. Fly from Havana (HAV) to Camaguey (CMW)
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Hotel Camagüey to Hotel Pernik Holguin

Train to Havana, fly to Holguin, taxi

  1. Take the train from Matanzas to Havana - La Coubre
  2. Fly from Havana (HAV) to Holguin (HOG)
  3. Take a taxi from Holguin to Gibara

Bus via Santa Clara

  1. Take the bus from Matanzas to Santa Clara
  2. Take the bus from Santa Clara to Holguín

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Matanzas to Holguin

Drive

  1. Drive from Matanzas to Gibara

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The cheapest way to get from Matanzas to Gibara is to train which costs $25 - $90 and takes 13h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Matanzas to Gibara is to train and fly and taxi. Taking this option will cost $140 - $1,300 and takes 6h 16m.

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The distance between Matanzas and Gibara is 601 km. The road distance is 699.6 km.

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The best way to get from Matanzas to Gibara without a car is to train which takes 13h 55m and costs $25 - $90.

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It takes approximately 25h 36m to get from Matanzas to Gibara, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Matanzas to Gibara is to train which takes 13h 55m and costs $25 - $90. Alternatively, you can bus via Santa Clara, which costs and takes 14h 14m.

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There is no direct flight from Varadero Airport to Camaguey Airport. The quickest flight takes 18h 45m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matanzas to Gibara is 700 km. It takes approximately 10h 1m to drive from Matanzas to Gibara.

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Viva Aerobus, TUI fly Belgium and American Airlines offer flights from Varadero Airport to Camaguey Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Gibara. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Matanzas to Gibara.
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  • Distance: 600.8 km
  • Duration: 25h 36m

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

Ferrocarriles de Cuba operates a train from Matanzas to Holguin twice a week. Tickets cost $1 - $60 and the journey takes 13h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Matanzas to Gibara via Santa Clara, Vc, Santa Clara, and Holguín in around 14h 14m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Varadero to Camaguey via Miami
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Varadero to Camaguey via Cancun, Miami
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Varadero to Santiago via Miami
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Havana to Santiago via Miami
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $410
Flights from Havana to Camaguey via Miami
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Varadero to Camaguey via Miami, Cancun
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Havana to Camaguey via Cancun
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Havana to Holguin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Train operators
Ferrocarriles de Cuba
Website
en.wikipedia.org
Train from Matanzas to Havana - La Coubre
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Old trains
$1
Second class
$1
First class
$1
Train from Matanzas to Holguin
Ave. Duration
13h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1 - $60
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Old trains
$1
Second class
$1 - $3
First class
$2 - $3
Bus operators
Cubanacan Conectando
Phone
+(537) 206 9590
Email
contacto@avc.tur.cu
Website
ecured.cu
Shuttle from Hotel Camagüey to Hotel Pernik Holguin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
viajescubanacan.cu
Shuttle from Melia Santiago de Cuba to Hotel Pernik Holguin
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
viajescubanacan.cu
Viazul
Phone
+53 59 89 0616
Email
viazul@eon.cu
Website
viazul.wetransp.com
Bus from Matanzas to Santa Clara
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
viazul.wetransp.com
Bus from Matanzas to Holguin
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
viazul.wetransp.com
Ómnibus Nacionales
Phone
+53 7873 7373
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Clara to Holguín
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Holguin to Gibara
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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The best way to get from Matanzas to Varadero Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs $2 - $4.

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