Taxis | Melbourne


Taxis | Melbourne

Melbourne taxis are numerous and easy to spot with taxi ranks located in the C.B.D (see below), shopping centres, railway stations, Crown Casino and airports.

A light showing on top generally means they are available for hire.

Drivers must always wear a neat uniform and display an identity card.

Melbourne’s major taxi companies:

Black Cabs 132 227 | Book Online
Cabit 132 222 | Book Online
Silver Top Taxi 131 008 | Book Online

Dandenong Taxis 9791 2111
Frankston Taxis 9786 3322
Crown Cabs 1300 12 13 14 CBD, North, North East & North West

MaxiTaxi - 0407 306 294 | Book Online
1-11 Passengers - Room for extra luggage.

Disabled/Wheelchair Access
For wheelchair-accessible taxis, contact 8413 7202 Silver Top Taxis.

Fares | Prices*

Flag Fall $3.20 when taxi meter is started
Distance Rate $1.617 per kilometre (or $2.42 per kilometre for Maxi Taxis)
Time Rate 56.6c per minute if travelling below 21kp/h (or 85c per minute for Maxi Taxis)
Late Night Surcharge 20% from midnight to 5am
Booking Fee $2.00 entered on the taxi meter at the start of trip
Melbourne Airport* $2.00 or $3 for a pre-booked taxi pick up from the Airport
Christmas / New Year 20% surcharge applicable on public holidays over the Christmas / New Year period
Tolls | see below

* Source | Estimator

Taxi tolls

CityLink

$5.10 Western Link*
$5.10 Southern Link*
$7.30 Both Links*

EastLink

$2.61 Melba tunnel or Mullum Mullum tunnel*
$2.45 Any part of EastLink south of Maroondah Hwy*
$5.06 One tunnel plus any part of EastLink south of Maroondah Hwy*

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

Payment

Payment is made at the end of the journey based on a meter mounted on the dashboard.

Taxis accept payment by: cash, Cabcharge, EFTPOS*, major credit cards (5% service fee).

EFTPOS services are provided via the Cabcharge Fareway EFTPOS System.

Compulsory prepaid fares is required for all taxi cab trips between 10pm and 5am. The drivers will require a prepayment of the estimated fare between these hours.

Receipts for all prepaid fares are available upon request from your Driver.

Smart Phone Apps

Smartphone applications are free, connect you with taxi drivers and see your taxi approaching in real time.

Smartphone booking apps include goCatch and Uber.

TAXI RANKS



There are taxi ranks located in the C.B.D, suburban shopping centres, railway stations, Crown Casino and airports.

C.B.D Mega Rank
A rank was introduced in Queen Street to improve safety and make it easier to get a cab.

The rank features traffic marshals, wardens, security staff, a 24-hour toilet and a regular police presence, with the Salvation Army offering free tea and coffee for drivers.

Melbourne Airport
Melbourne Airport has a 24 hour taxi rank.
Estimated fare CBD to Melbourne International Airport AU$52.00 (2014) Source.
Bus To & From Airport.



Web Links

Melbourne Link Taxis | Melbourne Link opens in new browser window

Opens in New Window www.13cabs.com.au Link opens in new browser window

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Also See...


Book Online Cabit | 132 222

Book Online Crown Cabs

Book Online Silver Top Taxi Services

Book Online Taxi APP's

Book Online Unsafe Cabs



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