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There are 6 ways to get from Varadero to Playa Santa Lucía by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  13h 15m

  1. Take the train from Matanzas to Las Tunas Habana
  2. Take a taxi from Las Tunas to Playa Santa Lucía

$93 - $163

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  15h 13m

  1. Take the train from Matanzas to Florida Habana
  2. Take the bus from Camaguey to Playa Santa Lucía

$14 - $19

4 alternative options

Bus  •  14h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Varadero to Trinidad
  2. Take the bus from Trinidad to Camagüey
  3. Take the bus from Camaguey to Playa Santa Lucía

$35 - $49

Drive  •  8h 3m

  1. Drive from Varadero to Playa Santa Lucía 587.8 km

Train to Havana, fly to Holguin, taxi  •  10h 50m

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

$223 - $372

Train to Santa Clara, fly to Camaguey, bus  •  32h 13m

  1. Take the train from Matanzas to Santa Clara
  2. Fly from Santa Clara (SNU) to Camaguey (CMW) SNU - CMW
  3. Take the bus from Camaguey to Playa Santa Lucía

$82 - $243

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The cheapest way to get from Varadero to Playa Santa Lucía is to train and bus which costs $14 - $19 and takes 15h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Varadero to Playa Santa Lucía is to train and fly and taxi which costs $220 - $380 and takes 10h 50m.

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It is 467 km from Varadero to Playa Santa Lucía. It is approximately 587.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Varadero to Playa Santa Lucía without a car is to train and taxi which takes 13h 15m and costs $90 - $170.

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It takes approximately 13h 15m to get from Varadero to Playa Santa Lucía, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Havana Airport to Holguin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varadero to Playa Santa Lucía is 588 km. It takes approximately 8h 3m to drive from Varadero to Playa Santa Lucía.

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Neos and Cubana de Aviación offer flights from Havana Airport to Holguin Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Playa Santa Lucía. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Varadero to Playa Santa Lucía.
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  • Distance: 467.2 km
  • Duration: 13h 15m

What companies run services between Varadero, Cuba and Playa Santa Lucía, Cuba?

You can take a bus from Varadero to Playa Santa Lucía via Varadero, Trinidad, Camagüey, and Camaguey in around 14h 3m.

Airlines
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Santa Clara to Camaguey via Panama City, Cancun
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,500
Flights from Santa Clara to Camaguey via Cancun
Ave. Duration
40h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Havana to Holguin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Cubana de Aviación
Website
cubana.cu
Flights from Havana to Holguin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $450
Train operators
Ferrocarriles de Cuba
Website
en.wikipedia.org
Train from Matanzas to Las Tunas
Ave. Duration
11h 23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$1 - $50
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Old trains
$1
Second class
$1 - $2
First class
$2 - $3
Train from Matanzas to Florida
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Old trains
$1
Second class
$1 - $2
First class
$1 - $2
Train from Matanzas to Havana - La Coubre
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Old trains
$1
Second class
$1
First class
$1
Train from Matanzas to Santa Clara
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Old trains
$1
Second class
$1
First class
$1
Bus operators
Viazul
Phone
+ 53 (07) 8836092
Email
viazul@transnet.cu
Website
viazul.com
Bus from Varadero to Trinidad
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
viazul.com
Bus from Trinidad to Camagüey
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
viazul.com
Ferro Omnibus Camaguey
Bus from Camaguey to Playa Santa Lucía
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Las Tunas to Playa Santa Lucía
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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