Information about summer transportation to the Isle of Youth

Information about summer transportation to the Isle of Youth

HAVANA, June 1st.  Among the information shared by the owner are the beginnings of ticket sales for the summer season, all of which are carried out through the Viajando apkor in person at physical points of sale in the terminals.

Taking into account that the flow of passengers to and from the Isle of Youth increases in July and August, he declared that the Ministry of Transportation is willing to benefit all Pineros with measures that will facilitate their stay and journey during the next summer.

Since yesterday, May 31, the sale of tickets for summer trips on the Perseverancia ferry began, which will make its first trip on July 1st.

It is also announced that as of June 1st, the sale of tickets for summer trips on the Río Las Casas catamaran began, his first departure will be on July 2.

Starting June 3-4, the sale of tickets for the summer intermodal route will begin, a service that will ensure connections, every Thursday in July and August, between La Isla de la Juventud and several provinces of Cuba.

The trips by sea, to and from Nueva Gerona, will be covered by the Río Las Casas catamaran, while by land it will be by buses from the National Bus Company.

Engineer Rodríguez Dávila explained that there will be routes to and from the province of Pinar del Río, round-trip can be reserved to Las Tunas, Bayamo and Santiago de Cuba.

He said that it is not planned that the buses will enter Holguín or arrive at Guantánamo, although work is being done to offer packages that allow combining the Havana-Santiago service (of the intermodal route) with a subsequent departure to Holguín or Guantánamo, and clarified that The sale of the intermodal service will be through physical points of sale in the terminals.

Starting July 1st

– Departure of the Perseverancia ferry at 7 a.m. on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from Nueva Gerona to Batabanó, with the return the same day at 3 p.m. The check-in on the Island is at 3 a.m., while the check-in in Havana is at 9 a.m.

Starting July 2:

– Departure of the Río Las Casas catamaran at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, from Nueva Gerona to Batabanó, with the return the same day at 1:30 p.m. The check-in on the Island is at 5:30 a.m., while the check-in in Havana is at 7:00 a.m.

– The seating capacities on the Río Las Casas catamaran are doubled and even tripled (and later for the Río Júcaro as well) for people with disabilities.

Starting July 4th:

– Departure of the Río Las Casas Catamaran at 8 hrs. on Thursdays in July and August, to cover the summer intermodal route.

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