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With the official, today valid Taxi Rate New York City from January 2018

      Important information about taxi rides in New York City

      • Taxi tariffs in the United States of America are officially set by cities or districts
      • The taxi tariff New York City was last set in January 2018 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 costs a taxi in New York City?

      The price of a taxi in New York City depends on several factors. These are the route to be travelled, the journey time and the taxi fare valid in New York City 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 New York City in just a few seconds.
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      How does the calculation of taxi costs in New York City work?

      In order to make a forecast about the estimated taxi price in New York City, we use the current taxi tariff New York City. This was last fixed in January 2018. The New York City 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 New York City with the taxi tariff valid today. Of course, the start and destination addresses do not necessarily have to be in New York City. We will automatically find the right fare.
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      Who sets the taxi fare for New York City?

      Taxi tariffs in the United States of America are officially set by cities or districts. The taxi tariff New York City was last set in January 2018 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.
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      How much is the taxi fare in New York City?

      The basic fee is $2.50, the kilometer price is $1.56. For standing and waiting time, $30.00 is charged per hour.
      These fees shall apply except Monday to Friday from 8:00pm until 6:00am. Saturday and Sunday all day.
      During this time the basic fee is $3.00 and the kilometer price is $1.56. Standing and waiting times then cost $30.00 per hour.
      Surcharges may apply. You can find these on the Taxi Fare New York City details page
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