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Juan Gualberto Gómez International Airport is 20km from central Varadero toward Matanzas and another 6km off the main highway. Airlines here include Thomas Cook from London and Manchester; Cubana from Buenos Aires and Toronto; Air Berlin from Düsseldorf and four other German cities; Arkefly from Amsterdam; and Air Transat and WestJet from various Canadian cities. The check-in time at Varadero is 90 minutes before flight time.
Varadero and Matanzas are each about 20km from the spur road to Juan Gualberto Gómez International Airport; it's another 6km from the highway to the airport terminal. A tourist taxi from the airport to Varadero/Matanzas costs about CUC$35/30 respectively. Convince the driver to use the meter and it should work out cheaper. All four Víazul buses bound for Havana call at the airport, leaving at noon, 2:05pm, 4pm and 7:35pm and arriving 25 minutes later. Tickets cost CUC$6.