Taxi Rate New York City

The currently valid taxi tariff - Published on 1. January 2018 20180101)

Info about this taxi rate

The taxi rate was last fixed by the city of New York City in 2018 and published in the official taxi regulations.

The rate is binding for all resident taxi companies and for each individual taxi within the compulsory driving area New York City

The official taxi rate may not be exceeded or undercut. This is ensured by an officially calibrated taximeter installed in the taxis.

Area of taxi rate New York City

Taxi rate information

by day

Base fee : $ 2.50

Kilometer price: $ 1.56

Waiting time per hour: $ 30.00

by night

Monday to Friday from 8:00pm until 6:00am. Saturday and Sunday all day.

Base fee : $ 3.00

Kilometer price: $ 1.56

Waiting time per hour: $ 30.00


There is a 50-cent MTA State Surcharge for all trips that end in New York City or Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Dutchess, Orange or Putnam Counties.

There is a $1 surcharge from 4pm to 8pm on weekdays, excluding holidays.

Passengers must pay all bridge and tunnel tolls.

There are no charges for extra passengers or bags.

We last checked this rate on 21. November 2018. If you think that this taxi rate is no longer valid, you can report it via our contact form.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.

Taxi Rate Overview

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