Taxi Rate Melbourne

The currently valid taxi tariff - Published September 2018 20180913)

Info about this taxi rate

Taxi tariffs in Australia are officially set by cities or districts.

The taxi tariff Melbourne was last set in September 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.

Area of taxi rate Melbourne

Taxi rate information

by day

Base fee: $4.20

Kilometer price: $1.62

Waiting time per hour: $34.00

by night

Every day between 9:00pm and 5:00am.

Base fee: $5.20

Kilometer price: $1.80

Waiting time per hour: $38.00


  • Trips taken from the Melbourne airport rank: $3.65
  • Electronic payments: max. 5%

We last checked this rate on July 4th, 2019. If you think that this taxi rate is no longer valid, you can report it via our contact form.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.


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