Taxi Rates Worldwide: Where are they most expensive? Where the cheapest?

Taxi Rates Worldwide 1+2 Taxi Rates in United States of America 1
1 Bern 90,80 $ 1 Palm Springs 42,00 $
2 Basel 88,30 $ 2 Sacramento 41,60 $
3 Zürich 87,80 $ 3 San Diego 40,40 $
4 Winterthur 87,80 $ 4 Boston 37,60 $
5 Luzern 82,60 $ 5 Los Angeles 36,70 $
6 Genf 75,30 $ 6 Seattle 36,30 $
7 Lausanne 70,90 $ 7 Las Vegas 35,90 $
8 London 64,00 $ 8 San Antonio 35,00 $
9 Kreis Schwarzwald-Baar 57,90 $ 9 Milwaukee 33,80 $
10 Kreis Rottweil 57,30 $ 10 San José 33,70 $
11 Freiburg 56,90 $ 11 Portland 33,70 $
12 Reutlingen 56,50 $ 12 New York City 33,70 $
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312 Sevilla 20,50 $ 36 Jacksonville 24,40 $
313 Zaragoza 19,70 $ 37 Detroit 22,50 $
314 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 12,10 $ 38 Memphis 21,60 $
Taxi Rates in different countries 1+2 # Taxi Rates Ø Initial Charge Ø per Kilometer Ø Sample Route
1 Switzerland 8 6,70 $ 3,84 $ 83,40 $
2 Germany 180 3,63 $ 2,04 $ 44,44 $
3 France 39 3,17 $ 2,04 $ 43,98 $
4 Great Britain 15 4,21 $ 1,98 $ 43,75 $
5 Austria 10 4,83 $ 1,78 $ 40,42 $
6 Italy 12 4,69 $ 1,46 $ 33,92 $
7 United States of America 38 2,69 $ 1,43 $ 31,23 $
8 Spain 12 3,82 $ 1,06 $ 25,10 $
1 All figures are calculated based on available Taxi Rates and a sample route of 20km. The calculation uses the current Taxi Rate by day and does not consider fees for stand and waiting time.
2 Exchange rates (GBP, CHF, USD, EUR) of Nov. 23nd, 2012.