There are 6 ways to get from Santiago de Cuba to Santa Clara by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Cuba to Santa Clara

$25 - $40

5 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 20 min

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

$30 - $50

Drive  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Cuba to Santa Clara 376.1 miles

Train to Holguin, fly to Santa Clara  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Santiago de Cuba to Cacocum
  2. Fly from Holguin (HOG) to Santa Clara (SNU) HOG - SNU

$486 - $2,436

Fly Santiago to Havana, train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCU) to Havana (HAV) SCU - HAV
  2. Take the train from Havana - La Coubre to Santa Clara

$143 - $352

Train to Holguin, fly to Havana, train  •  10 h 25 min

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

$138 - $501

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Cuba to Santa Clara is to train which costs $25 - $40 and takes 11 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Cuba to Santa Clara is to train and fly which costs $480 - $2,500 and takes 7 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santiago de Cuba and arriving at Santa Clara. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 12 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Santiago de Cuba and arriving at Santa Clara. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 11 h 1 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Cuba and Santa Clara is 504 km. The road distance is 601.7 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Cuba to Santa Clara without a car is to train which takes 11 h 1 min and costs $25 - $40.

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The train from Santiago de Cuba to Santa Clara takes 11 h 1 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Santiago de Cuba to Santa Clara bus services, operated by Viazul, depart from Santiago de Cuba station.

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Santiago de Cuba to Santa Clara train services, operated by Ferrocarriles de Cuba, depart from Santiago de Cuba station.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Cuba to Santa Clara is to train which takes 11 h 1 min and costs $25 - $40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 12 h 20 min.

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

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Santiago de Cuba to Santa Clara bus services, operated by Viazul, arrive at Santa Clara station.

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  • Distance: 315.2 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 1 min

What companies run services between Santiago de Cuba and Santa Clara, Cuba?

Ferrocarriles de Cuba operates a train from Santiago de Cuba to Santa Clara on demand. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 11 h 1 min. Alternatively, Viazul operates a bus from Santiago de Cuba to Santa Clara twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 12 h 20 min.

Airlines
Cubana de Aviación
Website
cubana.cu
Flights from Santiago to Havana
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Santiago to Havana via Cayo Coco
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Holguin to Havana
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Holguin to Havana via Cayo Coco
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Holguin to Santa Clara via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Air Caraïbes
Website
aircaraibes.com
Flights from Santiago to Havana
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Santiago to Havana
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Train operators
Ferrocarriles de Cuba
Website
en.wikipedia.org
Train from Santiago de Cuba to Santa Clara
Ave. Duration
11 h 1 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
seat61.com
Train from Santiago de Cuba to Cacocum
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
seat61.com
Train from Havana - La Coubre to Santa Clara
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
seat61.com
Bus operators
Viazul

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