General Information of Cuba

General Information of Cuba shows us information as the telecommunications, kilometric distances between cities and means of transport between others.


Until recently, if you wanted to connect to Internet, you had to go to some hotel and to connect to a personal computer. He was recovering per time.

Now, in addition, you have the option to buy a card wifi that comes costing 1 cuc the hour, if you buy it in ETECSA that is the Cuban company of telecommunications.

Card wifi

Bear in mind that the connection is not like in Spain. To be able to connect you will have to go away to some hotel or square and activate the wifi. When you finish disconnect it in order that it does not continue running the time.

Map of Cuba and Distance between cities

Map of Cuba

Map of Cuba and Distance between cities


The company of buses for foreigners to travel for Cuba is called Viazul.

You can buy the tickets across the page or from there if still you do not have clearly the days that you have well-considered to travel.

If you buy across his page it stamps the e-mail that they you send. Once on the station you will have to exchange the electronic ticket.

It is rapid enough, there are no in the habit of being the tails that exist when you buy it in window.

If you have doubt wherefrom to exchange it, he asks, do not be going to do tail and then send you to another site.

Some stations are not very well put up signs and sometimes you do not know which bus to raise yourself, asks the number of the bus when they give you the ticket.

Car rental

It is the best way of moving for the island for freely, but do not forget that his roads are in the habit of being in very poor condition and with few signpostings.

Out of the capitals of province you will find little traffic.

To rent a car is cheap, but it will be able to visit sites to which the public service does not come.


There is a great variety of taxis. Probably more acquaintances are the Cubataxi.

Also there are private taxi drivers. It negotiates before raising the price, but they will receive from you what they want. Also you can negotiate prices if you like to go to some province.


They also have almendrones, which are American cars from the 1950s that are used by Cubans as collective taxis. Unlike the old cars that tourists use to make routes, these are usually not very well cared for.


It is good as an experience, in them you will learn about the news of the city, the weather, gossip … they usually have loud music, usually reggaeton.

It is paid in national currency and they make stops like the buses. The price is usually 1 cuc per person, although if they see you tourist they in-tenten charge more.

Almendrones route

Bicitaxi and Cocotaxi

The bicitaxi are used for more short distances and are more expensive. But it is an experience to mount in one of them.

The cocotaxi, equal, is not bad to mount at some time. To engine it does longer distances to the being, but it is a service for tourists and therefore more expensive.

Tourist bus

They are buses of 2 floors, with of above convertible to be able to enjoy a walk along the most emblematic places of the Havana.

Tourist Bus

It costs 5 CUC and you can rise and lower all the times that you want throughout the day.

They have 3 routes, one of them is to the beaches of the East.

If you are different probably compensate more a taxi, which can take and bring for approximately 20-25 CUC you.

Itineraries of the tourist bus

T1. Alameda de Paula – Plaza de la Revolución
Distance: 23 km – round trip.

T2. Marina Hemingway – Plaza de la Revolución
Distance: 40 km between round trip.

T3. Parque Central – Santa María del Mar
Distance: 65 km between round trip.

HabanaBusTour timetables and pricing

Hour: 09:00 / 21:00
Price: 5 CUC


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