Taxi Rate New York City

Effective since 1. January 2018

Info about this taxi rate

The taxi rate was 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.

If you think that this taxi rate is no longer valid, you can report it here. We will then check it immediately.

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

Surcharges

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.

Taxi Rate Overview

Distance by day by night
1 km
2 km
3 km
5 km
8 km
10 km
15 km
20 km
50 km
100 km
$ $

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