Havana Airport

General information

The airport is named after national hero José Martí and home to airlines Cubana and Aerogaviota. Upon arrival, please note that waiting for your luggage can last a long time.

When flying out of Havana Airport it is recommended to be well in advance at the airport. Taking a taxi about 3 hours before departure from Havana to the airport is a safe choice. Havana Airport (José Martí) does not have an official website.


Where is Havana Airport situated?

Havana Airport or José Martí International Airport is located southwest of the Cuban capital.

How many terminals has Havana Airport?

The airport has three terminals that are used for passenger flights, which are called Terminal 1 (Domestic), Terminal 2 (American charters among others) and Terminal 3 (International). Terminal 3 is the largest and most modern terminal with two floors, the upper floor for Departures and ground floor for Arrivals. T1 is the oldest terminal, located at some distance from T2 and T3. The fastest way to travel from Terminal 1 to one of the other two terminals is by taking a taxi, walking is not recommended. Between Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 a car journey takes about 5 minutes, the price for a taxicab is 5 CUC.

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Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Havana Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Cuba.

Airport Distance
Varadero Airport 100km



The distance from Havana Airport to the centre of Havana is 21 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Havana.

From HAV Airport to Havana City centre by Car
21 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

Unfortunately, there are no public transport possibilities at this airport. Check out our transportation page for other ways to travel from the airport to the city.

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Havana Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Havana Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Havana is about CUC 30.-. Book your taxi at Havana Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From HAV Airport to Havana City centre by Taxi
21 km
30 min
CUC 30.-

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Airport parking

Havana Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

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At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Havana Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Havana Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Havana Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Havana Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Havana Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Cubana
  • Aerogaviota
  • Blue Panorama Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Iberia


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Havana Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Las Rocas Fontanar, Havana

Featuring a garden and bar, as well as a restaurant, Las Rocas Fontanar is located in Havana. Boasting room service, this property also provides guests with a terrace.


Dona Amalia, Jesús Nazareno

With mountain views, Dona Amalia is situated in Jesús Nazareno and has a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk, bar, garden, children's playground and terrace.


Havana Dream, Havana

Havana Dream is a 5-star property located in Havana. The property is around 500 metres from La Bodeguita del Medio, 600 metres from Old Square and 1.6 km from Castillo de San Salvador de la Punta.

Hotels in Havana

Looking for the best hotels in Havana? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hotel Nacional de Cuba, Havana

Located 2.5 km from Castillo de San Salvador de la Punta in Havana, Hotel Nacional de Cuba welcomes guests with a restaurant and bar. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. La Bodeguita del Medio is 3.


Hotel Inglaterra, Havana

Offering a sun terrace and views of the city, Hotel Inglaterra is located in Havana, 800 metres from La Bodeguita del Medio. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. A flat-screen TV is provided.


Hotel Plaza, Havana

Boasting a bar and shared lounge, as well as a restaurant, Hotel Plaza is situated in Havana. Featuring a terrace, this property is located a short distance from La Bodeguita del Medio, Old Square and Capitolio Nacional.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Havana Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Havana: Cabaret Tropicana Admission Ticket

Visit Cabaret Tropicana, one of Havana’s most authentic shows that highlights Cuban culture. See performers from around the world in colorful costumes move to island music. Enjoy a delightful evening outdoors under the stars at this unique venue.


Havana: Full-Day Tour From Varadero

Discover Havana, the largest city in the Caribbean. Travel all around the city from Varadero, covering the most outstanding sites of Havana.

Tour & transport

Havana: City Sightseeing Bike Tour

Explore the narrow alleys of Havana and get off the beaten track on this 4.5-hour bike tour. Cycle through 3 of Havana’s main neighborhoods accompanied by a guide. Hear colorful stories from the past and discover the city’s history.


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