Taxi Rate Los Angeles

The currently valid taxi tariff - Published July 2011 20110716)

Info about this taxi rate

Taxi tariffs in the United States of America are officially set by cities or districts.

The taxi tariff Los Angeles was last set in July 2011 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. <?php echo Area of taxi rate Los Angeles; ?>

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Taxi rate Palm Springs 7.5%

Taxi rate information

by day

Base fee: $ 2.85

Kilometer price: $ 1.70

Waiting time per hour: $ 29.19

by night

This taxi fare does not have a separate night fare. The above tariff components are always valid. This means that the taxi costs do not differ according to time of day and night.


  • $46.50 flat fare for trips between LAX and downtown. (Area bounded by Alameda St., Santa Monica Fwy., Harbor Fwy., Cesar E. Chavez, Union Station and Chinatown.)
  • $4.00 surcharge for all trips originating at LAX.
  • $15.00 minimum fare for trips originating at LAX (In addition to the $4.00 surcharge).

We last checked this rate on October 22nd, 2020. If you think that this taxi rate is no longer valid, you can report it via our contact form. We will then check for updates immediately.

Statistics 1)

In the ranking list of the most expensive taxi tariffs in United States of America the taxi tariff Los Angeles occupies

Place 8 of 51

The basis for calculating the cheapest and most expensive tariffs is a taxi ride of 8 kilometers with a duration of 20 minutes in the daily tariff.

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This table does not contain any stand and waiting times but only takes the driven distance into account.