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Havana to Cienfuegos

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Havana to Cienfuegos

I am interested in taking public transportation from Havana to Cienguegos. How long will it take to get there from Havana? We like riding trains. Is there train or bus service available from Havana? If a driver is suggested instead of public transport, how much should we expect to pay one way?

Marla

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1. Re: Havana to Cienfuegos

It's no problem at all. There is a very good inter-city bus service in Cuba called Viazul.

www.viazul.com

Comfortable, reliable and on-time, it's one of the good things in Cuba that you can pretty much depend upon.

It's about 4 hours even for the trip and will cost you $21.60 CUC. Note that if you're looking at the schedules, Cienfuegos is on the Habana/Trinidad route.

There are two buses each day at 08:00 and 13:00. Plan to be at the Viazul station at MINIMUM of 30 minutes prior to your departure time. Another good suggestion is to stop at the terminal and buy your ticket the day prior if it fits your schedule and timing.

Viazul are using Chinese built Yutong buses which are nice and there is usually a bathroom in the back, although on the Habana/Cienfuegos run, you'll have an intermediate stop to for about a 10 minute stretch/drink/bathroom break.

Train service isn't nearly as good and not sure if it even runs at all.

Have a great trip.

Steve

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2. Re: Havana to Cienfuegos

As Steve suggested, Viazul is your best option. The one way taxi fare is 120 CUC, close to $140Cdn and the trip takes about three and a half hours.

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