Are there any direct flights to Cuba?

Are there any direct flights to Cuba?

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While there are currently no direct flights from the UK to Cuba, there’s an abundance of airlines that connect with only a short stop at hubs like Madrid, Paris, Frankfurt, and Toronto. With checked-through baggage and no need for additional security checks, the beautiful Island of Cuba is as accessible as ever.

We have compiled a list of some of the Airlines that currently fly to Cuba from the UK below:

Air Europa

Air Europa aeroplane

Air Europa, Spain’s second-largest airline, offers a daily service to Havana from Gatwick with a short stop at Madrid. Air Europa usually offers flights on their brand new Boeing 787 Dreamliners, from Madrid to Havana, with economy and business class seats available. Aircraft highlights include relaxing lighting, noise-reducing engines that mean they are around 60% quieter than conventional aircraft, reduced turbulence due to special sensors that compensate for the movement of the plane, great views with windows that are 30% larger than traditional aircraft, and innovative air purification systems, that ensure you are breathing clean air with bacteria, viruses, and fungi eliminated from the air.

Air France

Air France aeroplane

Air France offers flights to Havana with short connections in Paris from Heathrow, London City, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Dublin, 4 times a week. Air France uses a wide-body Boeing 777, Airbus A330, and A350 Aircraft. Air France offers economy, premium, and business class seating on their flights from Paris to Havana.


Iberia aeroplane

Iberia, Spain's Largest airline, flies to Havana via Madrid, with connections from Manchester and Heathrow on Thursdays, Saturdays, and Mondays. Iberia tends to use Airbus A330-200 Aircraft from Madrid to Havana and offers economy, premium, and business class service.


Condor aeroplane

Condor offers flights from Manchester, Heathrow, and Edinburgh to Holguin, Havana, and Varadero with a connecting flight with Lufthansa via Frankfurt. Condor tends to use their brand new Airbus A330 aircraft from Frankfurt to Cuba, this state-of-the-art aircraft has 310 seats, of which 30 are business class, 64 are premium, and 216 are economy.

Air Canada

Air Canada aeroplane

Air Canada operates flights to Cayo Coco, Holguin, Santa Clara, and Varadero via Montreal or Toronto, from Heathrow, Manchester, and Dublin. They usually use Airbus A321 aircraft on their long-haul flights.

Air Transat

Air Transat aeroplane

Air Transat offers seasonal flights to Havana, Varadero, Holguin, Santa Clara, and Cayo Coco from Gatwick via Toronto or Montreal. Air Transat uses Boeing 737-800s, Airbus A330-200, and Airbus A321LRs on their Cuba routes from Canada.

Swiss Air

Swiss Air aeroplane

Swiss Air flies once a week to Havana from Heathrow via Zurich, they fly Airbus A340-300s and Boeing 777-300s on this route.

Air China

Air China aeroplane

Air China is the latest Airline to fly to Cuba, with twice-weekly flights from Heathrow via Madrid into Havana. Air China uses brand-new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft from Madrid to Havana.

Aero Mexico

Aero Mexico aeroplane

Aero Mexico flies daily to Havana via Mexico City, using brand-new 787 Dreamliners. These are overnight flights, so the connection times are longer but it’s a great excuse to twin your holiday with a stay in Mexico and Cuba.

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines aeroplane

Turkish Airlines flies to Havana via Istanbul 3 times a week, on Airbus A340-300S and Boeing 777-300ERs. The connecting time from Istanbul to Havana is longer than the other carriers, but it provides You another option to visit this beautiful country.

Cuba boasts world-class beaches, history, culture, low crime rates, beautiful weather, nature, and wonderful people, it’s no wonder so many Airlines fly to this beautiful and truly unique country. Love Cuba’s specialists are on hand to help tailor your dream holiday to this one-of-a-kind destination.

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