Edinburgh Taxi Tariffs

Taxi Tariffs in Edinburgh are set by the City of Edinburgh Council and are unable to be changed by taxi companies, however they can offer discounts and reduced rates if they wish.

Tariff: 1 2 3*
4*
Applies: Mon-Fri 6am-6pm Following Day 6pm-6am Mon-Fri 6am-6pm Following Day 6pm-6am
Weekends 6am Sat-6am Mon Weekends 6am Sat-6am Mon
Initial Hire: £1.50 £2.50 £2.50 £3.40
Thereafter: £0.25 £0.25 £0.35 £0.40
2+ People: £0.20
Call Out: £0.60
Cancellation: £2.00
Cleaning: £20.00
CC Charge:
5%

*Notes:

  • Tariffs 3 & 4 apply between 6pm on 24 December until 6am on 27 December and between 6pm on 31 December until 6am on 3 January.
  • Thereafter is charged at every 225 metres / 45 seconds (a combination of both).
  • Cleaning is the fee charged if a customer soils a taxi cab.
  • CC Charge refers to credit/debit card payments (usually required in advance).