Local services in Havana

The city's public buses are carried out by two divisions, Metrobús and Omnibus Metropolitanos. Havana is served by José Martí International Airport. The Airport lies about 11 kilometers south of the city center, in the municipality of Boyeros, and is the main hub for the country's flag carrier Cubana de Aviación. The airport is Cuba's main international and domestic gateway, it connects Havana with the rest of the Caribbean, North, Central and South America, Europe and one destination in Africa. Havana has a network of suburban, interurban and long-distance rail lines. The railways are nationalized and run by the FFCC (Ferrocarriles de Cuba – Railways of Cuba). The FFCC connects Havana with all the provinces of Cuba. The main railway stations are: Central Rail Station, La Coubre Rail Station, Casablanca Station, and Estación de Tulipán. The national government assumes all responsibility for education, and there are adequate primary, secondary, and vocational training schools throughout Cuba. The schools are of varying quality and education is free and compulsory at all levels except higher learning, which is also free.

Shopping in Havana


All shops selling to tourists operate exclusively with Cuban convertible pesos. Tourist gift shops as well as the street markets discussed below are well stocked with locally produced handicrafts.
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Car Rentals in Havana

Car Rentals

Renting a car when you are on a vacation in Havana, Cuba can make your stay much more fun and new opportunities can be conquered. You can visit many beaches, explore the breathtaking attractions...
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Dental and Medical Care in Havana

Dental and Medical Care

The Cuban healthcare system, borne out of its revolutionary socialist ideology, regards accessibility to healthcare as a fundamental right of its citizens. It focuses heavily on a preventative approach...
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