Current Taxi Cab Prices

Please note that Victorian taxi prices are regulated by the Taxi Services Commission.

Taxi prices as at 19 May 2014:

Day rate (9am - 5pm)
Flagfall $4.20 when taxi meter is started
Distance rate $1.622 per kilometre
Time rate 56.8c per minute if travelling below 21km/h

Overnight rate (5pm - 9am, excluding peak rate)
Flagfall $5.20 when taxi meter is started
Distance rate $1.804 per kilometre
Time rate 63.1c per minute if travelling below 21km/h

Peak rate (10pm - 4am Friday and Saturday)
Flagfall $6.20 when taxi meter is started
Distance rate $1.986 per kilometre
Time rate 69.5c per minute if travelling below 21km/h

Extras
Booking Fee $2.00 entered on the taxi meter at the start of trip
Melbourne Airport* $2.70 or $3 for a pre-booked taxi pick up from the Airport
High Occupancy (MAXI Taxi) Fee $14.00 for between 5-11 passengers or non-wheelchair hiring where a larger than standard taxi is requested regardless of the number of passengers carried
Holiday rate Peak rate surcharge applicable on public holidays over the Christmas / New Year period
Non-cash payments 5% applies when using credit cards, debit cards or Cabcharge cards

Taxi tolls as at 1 July 2014:

citylink
  • $5.30 Western Link*
  • $5.30 Southern Link*
  • $7.80 Both Links*
  • No toll Batman Avenue Only
    (Exhibition Street Extension)
citylink
  • $2.68 Melba tunnel or Mullum Mullum tunnel*
  • $2.53 Any part of EastLink south of Maroondah Hwy*
  • $5.21 One tunnel plus any part of EastLink south of Maroondah Hwy*
  • No toll Ringwood Bypass

*Where tolls apply they will be paid to the Driver in addition to the metered fare.

Call now to book a taxi cab on 13 CABS (13 2227), book online or download the 13CABS App on your phone. Apps are available for iPhone, Android and Windows devices.



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