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Hershey Train

Casablanca Station, Havana, Cuba
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Its about the Journey!

We like many people who take this train found it to be a crazy fun journey. We where overnighting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
helio666
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Huntsville, Alabama
Day break from the city

It's a miracle this train still works and lots of people use it to commute between the different... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Django84
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good16%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Casablanca Station, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We like many people who take this train found it to be a crazy fun journey. We where overnighting in Varadero and so though this would be a fun way to get there and it was!. We took the ferry to Casablanca from Old Havana...More

Thank helio666
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

It's a miracle this train still works and lots of people use it to commute between the different villages. All aboard! Chook chook! Grandpa is selling biscuits, a salesman has assembled cups and is selling home made refreshments, a local is talking to you in...More

2  Thank Django84
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We went from Jaruco to Hershey and even though its a rough ride we loved it. It stops in different small towns with locals getting on and off. Great way to discover Cuba.

2  Thank lenfromsturgeon
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

OK this Train is very old, the station is scary, and don't go if you need the toilet a lot. But otherwise it's a great experience, traveling through some very beautiful countryside I can thoroughly recommend this trip.

1  Thank Wolfie S
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I read about the train on here and decided it would be a cool thing to do. The train is old as heck, and a really cool experience. -One of the pictures shows the time schedule of the train. - It is about 3.5-4 hours...More

3  Thank Jennifer1313
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Firstly I don't usually write a poor review, this is my first, however wanted to warn other people of what could possibly happen when trying to catch the Hershey Train. We aimed to catch a ferry from San Fransisco across to Casablanca then the train...More

10  Thank Peta B
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We took the 12.21pm train from Casablanca to Hershey, spent the afternoon there and got back to Havana on the 6.16pm train from Hershey. It was a fun day out and a nice change of pace from the busy city. The ferry to Casablanca goes...More

7  Thank Julie C
Reviewed 15 August 2016

There's only a few trains each day (terminus in Matazanos) with stop at Hershey. If one is serious, you should check the itinerary ahead of time as it will most likely take half a day as the return train won't happen for a few hours...More

1  Thank Ed W
Reviewed 23 June 2016

It is the only electric train in Cuba - and it is very old. A trip on it is almost worth it just for the historical interest. Delays and cancellations are the norm. The staff sre very friendly - but don't speak much English.

2  Thank Freddyminster
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Historic commuter train runs 130km 3 times a day, between Havana, Hershey, Jibacoa, Canasi and Matanzas. Great way to see scenery and locals on a short trip or 3 hours to other end. Must-eye for railfans.

3  Thank CondorCounter
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Ceebeegee
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Response from Muzaike |
Im staying at Villas Jibacoa Jan 15-22, does the train stop there? Is there a schedule?
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