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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, fly to Santiago  •  5 h 43 min

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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Varadero to Santiago de Cuba Viazul

$47 - $73

3 alternative options

Train, fly to Holguin  •  8 h 44 min

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

Train  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Matanzas to Santiago de Cuba

$49 - $52

Drive  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Varadero to Santiago de Cuba 502.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Varadero to Santiago de Cuba is to train which costs $48 - $53 and takes 14 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varadero to Santiago de Cuba is to train which takes 14 h 51 min and costs $48 - $53.

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The distance between Varadero and Santiago de Cuba is 660 km. The road distance is 803 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Varadero to Santiago de Cuba, including transfers.

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

Ferrocarriles de Cuba operates a train from Varadero to Santiago de Cuba on demand. Tickets cost $30 and the journey takes 14 h 15 min. Alternatively, Viazul operates a bus from Varadero to Santiago de Cuba once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 15 h 15 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 Matanzas to La Coubre
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
seat61.com
Train from Cacocum to Santiago de Cuba
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
seat61.com
Train from Matanzas to Santiago de Cuba
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 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 Varadero to Santiago de Cuba
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
viazul.com

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