Here are the ground transportation options available at the CIENFUEGOS Jaime Gonzalez International Airport (CFG) in Cuba:
Chartered Shuttle bus:
Most tourists arriving in Cienfuegos 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 show you which shuttle bus to board for the transfer to your hotel.
Taxis are always available in front of the terminal building.
- From Cienfuegos airport to downtown Cienfuegos: ~ 5 CUC (5-10 minutes)
- From Cienfuegos airport to Playa Rancho Luna: 10-15 CUC (20 minutes)
- From Cienfuegos airport to Trinidad: 55-60 CUC (90 minutes)
Always agree the fare first.
There are no public buses available at the Cienfugos airport but there’s a VIAZUL bus station and an ASTRO bus station in downtown Cienfuegos (reachable by taxi, approximately 4 km from the airport).
- Rex / Cubacar
Booking in advance is recommended, especially during the high season when the demand for rental cars often exceeds the supply. Prices vary from approximately 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.
Parking is available.
Travel times by road:
Cienfuegos Airport to Cienfuegos Downtown: ~ 5-10 minutes
Cienfuegos Airport to Playa Rancho Luna resorts: ~ 20-25 minutes
Cienfuegos Airport to Trinidad: ~ 90 minutes
Cienfuegos Airport to Playa Ancon resorts: ~ 90 minutes
Cienfuegos Airport to Playa Giron: ~ 2 ½ hours