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With the official, today valid Taxi Rate Houston from March 2012

      How much costs a taxi in Houston?

      The price of a taxi in Houston depends on several factors. These are the route to be travelled, the journey time and the taxi fare valid in Houston and, if applicable, the time. From these components the taxi price can be calculated. So that you do not have to do this by hand, we offer you the possibility to do it for you free of charge. Simply enter the start and destination address of the desired taxi ride in the form above. We will take care of the rest and calculate a guide price for the desired taxi ride in Houston in just a few seconds.

      How does the calculation of taxi costs in Houston work?

      In order to make a forecast about the estimated taxi price in Houston, we use the current taxi tariff Houston. This was last fixed in March 2012. The Houston taxi tariff consists of a basic charge, various kilometer prices and a time-dependent component for standing and waiting times. Based on the entered start and destination address, we first determine the shortest taxi distance between these two points. We use the resulting distance and estimated driving time to calculate an estimated value for your forthcoming taxi journey in Houston with the taxi tariff valid today. Of course, the start and destination addresses do not necessarily have to be in Houston. We will automatically find the right fare.

      Who sets the taxi fare for Houston?

      Taxi tariffs in the United States of America are officially set by cities or districts. The taxi tariff Houston was last set in March 2012 and published in the official tariff ordinance. It is binding for all taxis and taxi companies within the compulsory driving area and may not be exceeded or undercut. This is ensured by officially calibrated taximeters installed in the taxis.

      How much is the taxi fare in Houston?

      The basic fee is $2.75, the kilometer price is $1.38. For standing and waiting time, $24.00 is charged per hour.
      These fees shall apply except Every day between 8:00pm and 6:00am.
      During this time the basic fee is $3.75 and the kilometer price is $1.38. Standing and waiting times then cost $24.00 per hour.
      Surcharges may apply. You can find these on the Taxi Fare Houston details page

      1. Getting the route

      After you have entered the start and destination address of the planned taxi ride, our system calculates the best possible distance and duration for the taxi ride. We use the latest map material from Here Maps.

      2. Finding the valid taxi fare

      The taxi calculator then identifies the taxi fare valid for the trip based on the mandatory areas of travel. We have 461 current taxi fares including base price, mileage, stand and waiting charges as well as surcharges in our database.

      3. Calculating the taxi fare

      All this data is included in the calculation of taxi costs. Based on our experience of more than 28 Millions of price calculations since 2009, our calculated taxi prices are the most accurate on the Internet. Compare us!