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A Visual Guide to Havana Transportation

Taxi-onomy
A Visual Guide to Havana Transportation
Five different ways of getting around Havana, from taking the bus to riding in the mysteriously named cocotaxi.
Illustration by A.Salamandra
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    Taxi-onomy
    Taxi-onomy
    You’ll definitely want to take a ride.
    Illustration by A.Salamandra
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    Almendrón
    Almendrón
    AKA: Collective Taxi
    Best for: getting around Havana and leaving the city to go to the beach
    Duration: 20 minutes from Vedado to Parque Central; 40 minutes from Havana Train Terminal to the Playas del Este
    Cost: 10 Pesos Cubanos around town (.5 CUC) or 1 CUC to the beach
    Illustration by A.Salamandra
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    Cocotaxi
    Cocotaxi
    Best for: Saying you've been in a cocotaxi!
    Duration: 20 minutes from Revolution Square to Centro Habana
    Cost: 5 CUC
    Illustration by A. Salamandra
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    La Guagua
    La Guagua
    AKA: Public bus
    Best for: Meeting your future husband
    Duration: 35 minutes from Miramar to Paseo del Prado
    Cost: .4 cuban pesos (or .05 CUC)
    Illustration by A.Salamandra
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    Bicitaxi
    Bicitaxi
    AKA: Rickshaw
    Best for: Getting around Old Havana
    Duration: 15 minutes from the Old Square to the Malecón
    Cost: 3 CUC
    Illustration by A.Salamandra
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    Cubataxi
    Cubataxi
    AKA: Private taxi
    Best for: travel to and from the airport
    Duration: 30 minutes from the airport to Habana Vieja (Old Havana)
    Cost: 25-30 CUC
    Illustration by A. Salamandra