Travel to Cuba

We are excited to offer flight service to Cuba! We offer non-stop flights from Miami to Havana. Make sure you are familiar with our tips and government requirements before taking your trip!

Map showing Miami and Havana

Traveling to Cuba from the U.S.

In order to travel to Cuba, you need to meet one of the 12 categories
authorized by the U.S Government

    • Family visits
    • Official business of the U.S. government, foreign governments, and certain intergovernmental organizations
    • Journalistic activities
    • Professional research or professional meetings
    • Educational activities and people-to-people exchanges
    • Religious activities
    • Public performance, clinics, workshops, athletic or other competitions and exhibitions
    • Support for the Cuban people
    • Humanitarian Projects
    • Activities of private foundations or research or educational institutes
    • Exportation, importation, or transmission of information or informational materials
    • Travel related to certain authorized export transactions
    • Hold a specific license for travel to Cuba

More information about reasons for travel to Cuba and Cuban nationals living in the U.S traveling to Cuba

Be Prepared



You will need a passport and visa to travel to Cuba.


Contact the Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C for more information

Travel Tips


  • U.S. credit and debit cards do not work in Cuba. Plan to bring enough cash to cover your whole trip!

  • There is limited Internet and phone access in Cuba. Make sure you have all the information you need ahead of time.


More questions? Visit U.S Treasury FAQs



Other Cuban Requirements

  • All passengers going to Cuba must have a visa to enter Cuba. Purchase a visa.
  • Non-Cuban residents need proof of Cuban-approved health insurance. Note: Our ticket price includes $25 Cuban medical insurance.
  • Cuban-born individuals have special visa requirements, regardless of citizenship.
  • All flights to Cuba must be booked as round-trip with a maximum trip duration of 90 days.
  • Cuba cannot be booked as the origin of your trip.
  • Only 1 checked and 1 carry-on bag per passenger is allowed on flight to Cuba. You will need to purchase your departure and returning bags before your trip.
  • We do not allow pets or unaccompanied minors on flights to Cuba. Please Note: Service animals are permitted but additional requirements may apply. Contact the Cuban Embassy for more info.
  • Our mobile app does not work in Cuba or travel related to Cuban trips.

Have additional questions? Visit havana.usembassy.gov.