Getting there & away
Santa Clara's Abel Santamaría Airport receives weekly flights from Montreal and Toronto. There is no connection to Habana.
The train station (20 28 95) is straight up Luis Estévez from Parque Vidal on the north side of town. The ticket office (Luis Estévez Norte No 323) is across the park from the train station. In theory, there are daily trains to Cienfuegos (CUC$3, 2½ hours), Bayamo (CUC$22, 9½ hours), Camagüey (CUC$13, five hours 35 minutes) and Holguín (CUC$8, 10 hours); twice daily trains to Santiago (CUC$33, 12¼ hours); four nightly trains to Matanzas (CUC$8, 3½ hours) and Habana (CUC$14, five hours); and a train on alternate days to Sancti Spíritus (CUC$4, three hours) and Morón (CUC$5, three hours 40 minutes).