Individual trips to Cuba

It is well worthwhile discovering Cuba on your own.
Those who are looking for a little help in planning their trip are well served by the local tour operators Cubanacan ( or Horizontes (


Overland busses

Those who don't want to drive themselves can move around easily by using the local bus service. The Viazul bus company provides excellent connections right across the island. The bus terminal in Havana is at the Avenida 26 y Zoologico. The journey from Havana to Varadero for example lasts around 2½ hours and costs about 10 CUC. Valle de Viñales, Trinidad, Playa Giron or Santiago de Cuba can also easily be reached from Havana by bus.

The current timetable and further information can be found here

Rental cars

Cuba is a perfect destination for individual trips.
Round trips with a rental car permit the traveller to discover the whole island at their own speed. Every excursion in an authentic old timer is an adventure.
The most prominent car hire firms are Cubacar/Transtur, REX rent a car and Havanauto.

If you want to book a car for a longer period it's worthwhile booking a Fly & Drive package in advance.