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Havana (Cuba)

Havana (Cuba)

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City CodeHAV
Popular Airlines
  • Air Canada
  • Aeroflot Russian Airlines
  • Turkish Airlines
Flight Time1~5 hours

The flight time to Havana (Cuba) is approximately 1~5 hours. Find out more about the history, economy, climate and transportation options before you visit Havana (Cuba).


Founded in the 16th century by Spaniards, Havana is the capital city,cultural and economic hub and commercial centre of Cuba. With a population of over 2.1 million residents, Havana is the most populous city and the fourth largest metropolitan area in the Caribbean Region. Home to Cuba's leading universities and higher learning institutions including University of Havana and Institute Jose Antonio Echeverria, Havana attracts the best minds all over the word.

Voice of Travelers to Havana

Admission to University of Havana

I am Gonzalez from Equitorial Guinea. I secured an admission to study Electrical Engineering at the University of Havana last fall. This was the first time to travel abroad and was excited by the prospect experiencing a new culture in Havana. My family and friends helped me in securing a study visa and ticket to Havana. To receive a visa to Havana, one needs to present a valid passport, travel ticket and accommodation ticket. Things moved first and within two weeks before my departure to Havana, I had my passport, air ticket and accommodation ticket ready. On the d-day I aboarded LATAM Chile flight to Havana and their service was incredible. As a student with a study visa and a ticket, I checked in an extra bag.

Relocating to Havana

I am Jude from Jamaica. I arrived in Havana last spring after securing a job with International Millers LTD. I must admit that I had a smooth transition and pleasant experience on my first weeks living in Havana. The city has a lot in terms of cultural diversity compared to Spanish Town, my former city. I had four weeks to accept the terms and relocate Havana. With the help of my friend Morrison, I secured the cheapest ticket to Havana. He searched online for the cheapest ticket two weeks prior to my departure to Havana. Tickets to Havana are always cheap weeks before your travel time and it is advisable to purchase your ticket six weeks before traveling. He still managed to secure a cheap ticket to Havana even though time was limited. Caribbean Airlines offered the cheapest ticket, they offered a 15% off the price of ticket. Generally, relocating to Havana was pleasant and nice experience. Flights attendants were exceptionally friendly and offered great food that was satisfying to everyone.

Havana Travel FAQs

Q.What's the weather like in Havana?

A. Havana experiences a tropical type of climate with dry and cool season from November to mid April. Rainy season is from May to September. Generally, Havana is sunny and hot and that is the reason it is considered a top tourist destination.

Q. How do I buy a ticket to Havana?

A.You can purchase your ticket to Havana either by buying it online or visiting the corresponding travel companies to purchase it yourself. Searching online for the ticket to Havana, is the best way to compare tickets and choose an affordable ticket to Havana. Cheapest ticket to Havana can be booked online six weeks before your departure.

Q. What is the best airline to get to Havana?

A. The best airline to Havana is an airline that gets you there without delays and layovers at the best ticket price. A great airline depends upon the crew, traffic and the time of travel. If travelling from USA, Delta Airlines has direct flight to Havana. Caribbean Airlines has direct flight ticket to Havana from different cities in the Caribbean and South American region.

Havana - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights to José Martí International Airport •Zürich International Airport (Switzerland) •Toronto Pearson International Airport (Canada) •Amsterdam International Airport Schiphol (Netherlands) etc.

Flight Routes to Havana

Jose Marti International Airport, located 15 km southwest of city center of Havana, is a commercial service airport serving Havana and is the one of the entry points to Cuba through air. One can travel to Havana using Turkish Airlines, KLM, Iberia, American or Delta Airlines with the requirements being a valid passport, an air ticket, accommodation ticket and a visa if you don't qualify for a visa waiver program.