Varadero is considered the main beach resort in Cuba. It receives more than one and a half million tourists a year. You can go up to Varadero through the Juan Gualberto Gómez airport, the second largest in Cuba after José Martí airport in Havana.
Name: Juan Gualberto Gómez
Address: Varadero, Matanzas, Cuba
Phone: +53 (046) 247015
On the screens inside the airport you can find information about flights, arrivals and departures, the weather, etc. In the info bureaus of the airport you can find interest information as available nearby hotels, transportation or shuttle services, aid service, baggage reclaim, etc. There you can also can find tourist information not only about the Varadero destination but other important destinations of Matanzas such as Playa Larga and the island in general such as Trinidad, Viñales, Cienfuegos, etc
Inside the airport there are cafes and shops where you can find food and accessories necessary for the trip or souvenirs. In the CADECAS, booths or offices that are inside the facility you can make the currency exchange.
In the ETECSA offices you can find information about communications in Cuba, so you be able to keep in touch within the country. There you can buy phones, cell lines and other accessories.
Find arrivals and departures information in real time:
For Varadero airport to hotel shuttle service one of the most used routes by tourists is the ViaAzul bus service and in the same way for your departure. If instead of the hotel you are in Varadero you can also take a bus to the airport, they pass three times a day, a Viazul bus passes from the Varadero Bus station to the airport. The cost of the ticket is 6 CUC per person.
The cost of the taxi ride is 35 cuc. There are several car rental companies at the airport: Havanautos, REX, Via Transgaviota and Cubacar. It is advisable to book a car from the Internet in advance to guarantee availability.
Among the hotels closest to the airport are:
If you prefer a cheaper option you can stay in a hostel. On this website you will find good options, near the airport for example you will find the hostel Martha Rent
WiFi is available at Varadero Airport inside the lounge.
Vra Airport is located about 30 km from the center of the City and the trip takes about 35 min.
The price of the bus from Varadero to Havana or vice versa is 90 cuc (one way). The duration of the trip is around an hour and a half.
Yes, you can smoke in the smoking room, there is a lighter attached to the wall inside the door.
Most of the restaurants and snacks bars are located in the Departure Gates lounge area, but you can find also cafeterias in the arrivals and in the departures hall.