How to get to Cayo Coco - BY AIR
There’s an international airport directly on the island of Cayo Coco, it’s called “Aeropuerto Jardines del Rey” (King’s Gardens Airport), also known as Cayo Coco Airport, IATA code CCC. Please visit our Airport section for more information about the Jardines del Rey Airport. Many airlines offer flights to Cayo Coco, mostly from Canada, Europe and South America. If you cannot fly direct to Cayo Coco from where you live, here are the other international airports closest to Cayo Coco:
Distance from Cayo Coco to...
- Jardines del Rey Airport (aka Cayo Coco Airport): 0 km / 0 mi
- Camaguey Airport (Ignacio Agramonte Airport): 207 km / 129 mi
- Santa Clara Airport (Abel Santamaria Airport): 229 km / 142 mi
- Cienfuegos Airport (Jaime Gonzales Airport): 319 km / 198 mi
- Holguin Airport (Frank Pais Airport): 384 km / 239 mi
- Varadero Airport (Juan Gualberto Gomez Airport): 477 km / 296 mi
- Havana Airport (Jose Marti Airport): 529 km / 329 mi
The Cuban airlines CUBANA and AEROGAVIOTA operates regular and charter domestic flights from Havana to Cayo Coco, you'll find more information at the bottom of this page.
If your international flight arrive in Cayo Coco (Jardines del Rey Airport)
Here are the Ground Transportation options to get from the airport to your hotel:
Most tourists arriving in Cayo Coco by air already have the transfers pre-arranged by a tour operator and included in their vacation 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.
You will find them in front of the Terminal building. A taxi ride from the Airport to the Cayo Coco hotels costs approximately 15 to 25 CUC (depending on hotel), and a taxi ride from the airport to Cayo Guillermo hotels costs approximately 40-50 CUC, always agree the fare first.
Agency located at Cayo Airport: Via Rent-a-Car. Booking in advance is recommended, especially during the high season when the demand for rental cars often exceeds the supply. Prices vary from about 50 CUC to 125 CUC per day depending on car category and time of year. Insurance is mandatory and usually costs 15 CUC per day. For more information please visit our car rental page.
There’s no Viazul or Astro bus station at the Cayo Coco airport.
If your international flight arrive in Havana
For travelers arriving in Havana and who don’t have pre-arranged transfers or a car rental, here are two ways to get to Cayo Coco:
By air - Domestic flight + Taxi
Take a domestic flight from Havana to Cayo Coco (Jardines del Rey Airport), operated by Cubana or Aerogaviota, and then take a taxi from the Cayo Coco Airport to your hotel (15 to 50 CUC depending on hotel).
By road – Viazul Bus + Taxi
Take a VIAZUL bus from Havana to Ciego de Avila City (see: www.viazul.com), and then hire a taxi from Ciego de Avila to Cayo Coco for about 80 CUC (~100 km/ 62 mi.)
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