When services begin, Cuba Ferries will provide the widest selection of ferry routes to Cuba, giving you flexibility and choice as well as access to the best ferry deals around.
When you travel by ferry you avoid the hassle of airports, baggage weight limits and the high costs of charter flights. You’ll be able to compare all suitable ferry crossings in a quick and easy search to find the lowest ferry fares at the time you want to sail!
With more and more ferry operators lining up, awaiting the imminent bilateral approval for the resumption of ferry services between the USA and Cuba, our provisional operator network would aim to service all major South Florida port sailings to Cuba.
Date: 20 March 2017
Date: 20 February 2017
Date: 09 February 2017
Date: 02 January 2017
When will ferries to Cuba start?
As of now, the bilateral agreement between both sides that would allow ferry sailings between the USA and Cuba has yet to be 100% agreed. Thus, unfortunately there are not any ferries sailing at the moment. However, political and Business analysts have forecasted that by summer 2017, ferry travel will be up and running between Florida and Cuba.
How long will it take to get to Cuba by ferry?
The inaugural sailings will be from Miami to Havana and/or Port Everglades to Havana. Departing around 8:00-9:00pm arriving at around 6:00-7:00Am. The 250 nautical mile journey will take the fast ferry about 10 hours to complete. From Key West, the sailing distance to Cuba is around 90 nautical miles, a mere 4 hours away.
Where will the Cuba ferries depart from?
The ferries initially will depart from a few key ports stateside: Miami, Port-Everglades (Fort Lauderdale), with Key West and Tampa as prospective additional ports to be added at a later date depending on the success of the initial ports.
Where will the ferries sail to?
The ferries initially will arrive solely at either the Port of Mariel about 40miles southwest of Havana, or the Port of Havana. Other possible arrival ports may be considered for renovation in the future, making them available to receive ferries.
Which ferry lines will sail to Cuba?
As of late 2016 there are numerous companies that have received the US Department of Treasury and Commerce’s approval to sail to Cuba. American Cruise Ferries, Baja Ferries, Baleària, CubaKat, Havana Express, FRS, Attica Group & United Caribbean Lines.