Cheap flights to Havana

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Flights to Havana in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average priceC$ 749Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Can I fly to Havana Jose Marti Intl from Canada right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Canada to Havana Jose Marti Intl

Most visitors from Canada need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Havana Jose Marti Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Havana Jose Marti Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Canada are not required to quarantine after entering Havana Jose Marti Intl.

Health Declaration Form - Travelers must present a completed health declaration form to immigration on arrival in Cuba.

Can I fly back to Canada from Havana Jose Marti Intl?

Returning to Canada from Havana Jose Marti Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Havana Jose Marti Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Canada.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Havana Jose Marti Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Canada.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Havana?

The cheapest ticket to Havana found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.


C$ 502


C$ 534


C$ 580


C$ 555


C$ 498


C$ 474


C$ 603


C$ 536


C$ 458


C$ 477


C$ 498


C$ 521

Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Havana. Flying to Havana in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Havana?

Average Havana flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month



C$ 458 - C$ 923



22 - 27 °C



40 - 170 mm

The best time to fly to Havana is during November, but great deals can be found at other times. June sees the temperatures in Havana peak to their warmest. October tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Havana?

The best time to book flights to Havana is 51 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Havana?

The cheapest day to fly to Havana is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Thursday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Havana?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Havana. Flights at noon are usually the most expensive.

Havana is the largest city in the Caribbean and arguably the one with the most diverse attractions and sights. Nearly half a century of Socialist rule has left its mark on Cuba’s capital. Travellers booking cheap flights to Havana may have a stereotypical image of the city: its famous 1950s American cars with huge fins cruising past colonial-style buildings that have seen better days, against a backdrop of socialist posters.

The past decade has seen huge change – major regeneration projects have cleaned up the old buildings and historic squares, new grand hotels are opening, tourists are more welcome than ever before in casa particulares (private homes) and a dual economy has grown around the tourist dollars and Cuban pesos. It is a city on the cusp of change; making it all the more fascinating to visit.

Tourist “must-sees” include Habana Vieja (the old town), the Catedral de San Cristobal, the Museo de la Ciudad (Museum of the City), Museum of the Revolution and the spectacular beaches. After a long day sightseeing, don’t miss the chance to sample some of the local drinks. Havana is the home of the mojito.

Havana climate

In a word, tropical. Havana’s climate is pleasant year-round. Average winter temperatures are 22 degrees Celsius (71 degrees Fahrenheit) rising to 28 degrees Celsius (82F) in August. Rarely do temperatures fall below 10 degrees (50F). The dry season runs November through April, the rainy season, May through October. There is no bad time to take cheap flights to Havana, the city gets more than 330 sunny days a year.

When is the best time to fly to Havana?

Peak Season:
The winter months are peak season. This is when most travellers take cheap flights to Havana to escape the winter. July and August when schools are out, Christmas, Easter and the weeks surrounding July 26, when Cubans mark the anniversary of Fidel Castro’s attack on the Moncada garrison in Santiago de Cuba. New Year’s Day is a double celebration. Not only do Cubans celebrate the new year, they also commemorate the day in 1959 when Fidel Castro overthrew the Batista regime and swept into power. 

Off Season:
There really is no bad time to visit Havana. Rainy season is May to October but even during these months there are dry spells when visitors can dodge the showers.

Getting around Havana

Havana’s bus system is unreliable, so take one of the shuttle or tour buses that cater to travellers. You may want to try a camel, which in this case is not a humped desert animal, but a tractor-pulled passenger car. These take people all around the city, but are for the more adventurous traveller. You can find tourist taxis easily at hotels, transportation centres and major sightseeing spots. Havana taxis charge rates in US dollars and can be very affordable. Freelance taxis are illegal, and while the passengers aren’t punished, the drivers might refuse to drop you in front of your hotel. It’s always a good idea to settle your price before you get in the car. Walking around is a great way to soak up the city’s colour, especially in La Habana Veija, but you can also take horse-drawn carriages, two-seater Coco Taxis and antique cars to get you to your next stop.     

What is good to know if travelling to Havana?

  • The Bacardi Building (Edificio Bacardi) in Old Havana is considered one of the finest art deco buildings in Latin America. There is a bar (Cafe Barrita) on the mezzanine floor and the views from the tower are gorgeous. 
  • The Malecon is the sea wall that extends for 7km from the Bay of Havana at Old Havana to Vedado. It’s a wonderful place to cool off after a hot day. 
  • For authentic Cuba music and sensational salsa dancing, head to the Casa de la Musica Miramar
  • The Real Fabrica de Tabacos Partagas is where the world famous Habanos cigars are produced. This colourful maroon-and-cream-coloured building is located across from the Capitol building. It’s the oldest cigar factory in Cuba where the tradition of the tobacco reader first started. It’s open between 9am and 5pm Monday to Saturday. 
  • Baseball is very popular in Cuba. Try to see a game at Estadio Latinoamericano, the biggest and best-known stadium, which is located near Revolution Square. 
  • The Havana Film Festival showcases Latin-American filmmakers and films with Latin American themes. It takes place in December.
  • Happen to be planning a trip to Havana over Boxing Day? Take a look at some travel deals we’ve found!

What airport do you fly into for flights to Havana?

For a flight to Havana, you will be flying into Jose Marti Intl. Havana Jose Marti Intl (HAV) is just 15.7 km from the centre of the city.