Getting There & Away – By AIR
Several airlines offer direct flights to Varadero, especially from Canada, Europe and South America. The closest international airport to Varadero beach-resort is the "Juan Gualberto Gomez Aeropuerto" a.k.a. Varadero International Airport (IATA code: VRA)
Ave Martires de Barbados Km 5, Carbonera, Matanzas, Cuba
Varadero Airport to Downtown Varadero: 15 km (9.3 mi)
Varadero Airport to Varadero hotels: 15 to 25 km (9.3 to 15.5 mi), 25 to 50 minutes
Ground transportation available from the airport to Varadero resorts:
Chartered bus: Most tourists arriving in Varadero by air already have the transfers pre-arranged by a tour operator and included in their holiday package. If it's your case, then when you exit the terminal you will be greeted by your Tour Operator representative who will tell you which shuttle bus to board for the transfer to your hotel.
Taxi: They are always available from the taxi ranks in front of the Terminal building. A taxi ride from the airport to the resorts area costs 25 to 40 CUC one-way (depending on hotel), always agree the fare first.
Viazul bus: Much cheaper than taxis but with a fixed schedules that may not match with your arrival time. The bus will take you to the downtown Varadero (bus terminal on Calle 36), if you hotel is not in that sector, then you'll still need to take a taxi to get from there to your hotel.There are usually always a few taxis near the bus terminal.
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