Transportation in Cuba - Useful Informations

Cuba has a good transport infrastructure, both air and rail vehicle. It enables the connection between all parts of the country in terms of hours. As in almost all services, have to make a distinction between the means of transportation that are paid in Cuban Convertible Peso (very good quality) and paid in Cuban Peso (medium quality), the average tourist, obviously used as a rule transport services paid in Cuban Convertible Peso.


Transportation Service


Rent a Car in Cuba
Car Rental Service

Rent a Car

There are various companies that offer car rental service to tourists prices fluctuate according to the company (the price of fuel is about $ 1.00 per liter of gasoline and $ 0.80 per liter of diesel). The car rental company best known are: Havanautos, Transautos, Panautos, Micar, Veracuba, Cubacar, Transtur, an others.

Usually have agencies in all tourist destinations, airports and hotels in the country. This is a good way to explore the island and its people in general because Cuba has a road network that connects all major cities, towns and travel destinations together with the capital.

IMPORTANT: On rural roads should exercise caution with circulating cyclists even at night and often without lights, and domestic animals (mainly cattle and horses) that possibly are loose around highways and roads.

Taxi Service in Cuba
Taxi Service

Taxi

Taxi OK. There is a good taxi service in all major cities and tourist destinations quite cheaply, but on long trips can agree on a price with the driver beforehand to achieve a cost reduction. There are also private taxis can be cheaper eventually.In Havana taxis companies are OK, Panataxi, Phoenix, Seagull, Big Car, and others.

The cheapest and numerous are the Panataxi.

Community Taxis Service in Cuba
Community Taxis Service

Community Taxis

Taxi OK. There is a good taxi service in all major cities and tourist destinations quite cheaply, but on long trips can agree on a price with the driver beforehand to achieve a cost reduction. There are also private taxis can be cheaper eventually.In Havana taxis companies are OK, Panataxi, Phoenix, Seagull, Big Car, and others.

The cheapest and numerous are the Panataxi.

Bus Transport Service in Cuba
Bus Service

Bus

Taxi OK. There is a good taxi service in all major cities and tourist destinations quite cheaply, but on long trips can agree on a price with the driver beforehand to achieve a cost reduction. There are also private taxis can be cheaper eventually.In Havana taxis companies are OK, Panataxi, Phoenix, Seagull, Big Car, and others.

The cheapest and numerous are the Panataxi.

Air Transport Service in Cuba
Air Transport Service

Air

Recommended to move from one extreme to another island or key as Cayo Largo, Cayo Coco, Cayo Santa Maria, Cayo Levisa. It are not accessible by land. All destinations and major cities have an airport and air link with Havana. Also available is the taxi service in most of the country.

Train Transport Service in Cuba
Train Service

Train

Although the country has an extensive rail network in general and park roads have not been modernized and do not respond to European or American standards, trains have little comfort and often the failure of walks. Still is a good means of transport especially over long distances, the most recommended is the special train Havana-Santiago de Cuba ($ 51 a ticket), others only recommended to tourists who have a spirit of adventure and good patience. In Cuba all trains have seats only, do not have beds or cars cars restaurants.

Maritime Transport Service in Cuba
Maritime Service

Maritime

Basically in shipments to the Isle of Pines, no ferry service (includes transfer of cars) and speedboats, no doubt a pleasant journey.