Taxi Rate Washington D.C.

The currently valid taxi tariff - Published January 2019 20190120)

Info about this taxi rate

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

The taxi tariff Washington D.C. was last set in January 2019 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 Washington D.C.

Taxi rate information

by day

Base fee: $3.25

Kilometer price: $1.35

Waiting time per hour: $25.00

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.


  • Luggage per item placed in the trunk: $0.50
  • Surcharge for each trip originating at the Reagan National Airport taxi stand: $2.50
  • Phone dispatch fee: $2.00

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 If you think that this taxi rate is no longer valid, you can report it via our contact form.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.