Flights to Cuba from the UK
There are quite a few airlines that fly from the UK to Cuba, so getting an affordable trip to Cuba should not be a problem. Although just a few will be direct flights to Cuba, there is a wide range of airlines to suit your budget and dates that will fly indirectly.
BE AWARE: travelling from or via the USA to Cuba, you must obtain a “Pink Tourist Card” this can only get issued in the USA, regardless of which passport you hold.
Direct Flights to Cuba
Virgin Atlantic Flights to Cuba
The most popular (and we recommend) is Virgin Atlantic as not only do they offer nonstop flights to Cuba but are one of the best airlines in the UK. Virgin Atlantic flies from London Gatwick (Terminal North) to Havana. From Havana to Varadero by car, it’s only 2:30 hrs. London Gatwick to Havana flights is on Sundays and Thursdays until 06 June 2020. Virgin Atlantic will change their operations from 9th June 2021. Flights will then be travelling from London Heathrow (T3) to Havana Airport – Jose Marti (T3) on Tuesday and Saturdays. We can book your holidays, including Virgin Atlantic flights as usual.
Virgin Atlantic has announced that flights from London to Havana will resume from Sunday 25 October 2020, which could change if regulations to travel change. On the positive, Virgin will also provide ad Covid-19 Medical Insurance with their flights, full details can be read from their website https://flywith.virginatlantic.com/gb/en/news/coronavirus/free-global-cover-for-covid-19.html
Please do contact us to book your Cuba Holiday or Flights.
TUI will start a direct flight from Manchester to Varadero from November 2020 due to current pandemic.