Tampa International Airport is your ideal gateway to Cuba with award winning facilities and nonstop flights from destinations throughout the United States. GoToCuba.org is a resource to facilitate travel from Tampa International Airport to Cuba.

On December 17, 2014, it was announced that President Obama instructed the Secretary of State to immediately initiate discussions with Cuba on the re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba, which were severed in January 1961. Dramatic changes have been made to Cuban travel by U.S. citizens as of March 15, 2016. Read about them here.

In the coming weeks and months, these changes will evolve and it is important to check Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and other agencies linked on this website for the latest requirements for travel to Cuba.

There are currently ten different categories for travel from the United States to Cuba. Identifying which one best describes your travel intentions can take a lot of the guess work out of the process.

Travel must  meet OFAC requirements. It is advisable to check OFAC’s site and understand the nature of your travel and the protocol for acquiring a license.

Two companies operate convenient flights from Tampa to Cuba. For more information visit ABC Charters and Cuba Travel Services .


Policy and procedures regarding Cuba are subject to change. Make sure you are constantly monitoring travel requirements leading up to your travel date. It is the traveler’s responsibility to ensure that all necessary documentation and requirements are in accordance with U.S. policies.