Need a ride in Melbourne?

Melbourne's taxi service

Whether you’re heading to the footy, eating out, spending a weekend in the Dandenong Ranges, or having a night out on Flinders Street, you can rely on a Melbourne taxi to get you there. And with 13cabs – Australia’s biggest taxi service – you know one is not too far away.

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1. Via the website
2. Download 13cabs app
3. Phone 13 2227

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FAQ's for Melbourne
Can I use my MTPT Card?

Yes! The cardholder must be in the taxi cab for the entire trip to eligible for discounted cab fares. For further information, please click here Commercial Passenger Vehicles Victoria (CPVV) website.

Can I book an SUV?

Yes! An SUV is available for you to select via the 13cabs app or when you call 13 2227 and make a request. 

Do you provide Child seats?

Victorian cabs and Drivers are not permitted to supply child restraints, seats or capsules, so you are encouraged to bring your own. All cabs are fitted with an anchor bolt or restraint to support you. 

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What is the best way to order a taxi in Melbourne?

Ordering a taxi cab in Melbourne is simple. You can stand on the street and hail a cab, but making a taxi booking from the comfort of your home or office, at any time, is a much easier option. You can:

How much is a taxi from Melbourne airport to the CBD?

One of the great things about using the 13cabs app, or booking online, for an airport transfer, is you’ll know how much your fare is likely to be. There’s no worries about having enough cash on hand, or stressing as the meter rises. For a Fixed Price on the app, all you need to do is:

The Fixed Price will then appear next to your booking details.

How much does a taxi cost per km in Melbourne?

As mentioned above, the fare estimator is a great way to help you know upfront how much your trip is going to be. There’s no need to do the maths based on per km, traffic conditions, time of day etc. We call it our Fixed Price. It’s not available in all places, but it is available in:

And other parts of Australia.

What different types of taxis are available?

With Australia’s largest cab fleet on the road, 13cabs is the best taxi service for choice. When you order a cab with us, you can choose a range of different vehicles, including:

And other parts of Australia.

Can I book and pay for a taxi online?

You sure can. Booking online is simple. You can do it from any computer or device, and it can save you the worry of having to carry cash or swiping your card in the cab. All you need to do is:

You can then see the details of the taxi assigned. Our Quick Book function allows you to you sign up now, to make it even faster next time.

Can you pre-book a taxi to a major event?

You certainly can, and using our app is the best way to do it. Book up to 7 days ahead, and we’ll help you get there on time. Use the app to book a cab home afterwards as well, and our taxi drivers will be there to pick you up. There’s no need to stand in taxi queues.

Does 13cabs charge surge pricing for major events or for public holidays?

Why should a great day or night out be ruined by having a surcharge added to your fare? At 13cabs we don’t believe in surcharges of any kind. We also don’t believe in: