How Much Does a Taxi Cost?

Taxi cab fares differ from city to city and are sometimes calculated in different ways.  The following information will give you a general idea of what the cost of a taxi will be in an average city.  If you would like to calculate taxi cab fares for specific cities or specific destinations, visit Taxi Fare Finder.

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How much does a taxi cost?

Major CityPer Mile Charge
Albuquerque, NM $2.15
Anchorage, AK $2.10
Atlanta, GA $2.10
Baltimore, MD $2.30
Boise, ID $2.25
Boston, MA $2.90
Charlotte, NC $2.45
Chicago, IL $1.90
Cincinnati, OH $1.90
Cleveland, OH $2.15
Dallas, TX $2.25
Denver, CO $2.40
Des Moines, IA $1.80
Detroit, MI $1.70
Honolulu, HI $3.30
Houston, TX $2.10
Indianapolis, IN $2.25
Kansas City, MO $2.00
Lexington, KY $2.20
Las Vegas, NV $2.50
Los Angeles, CA $2.60
Miami, FL $2.50
Milwaukee, WI $2.40
Minneapolis, MN $2.40
Nashville, TN $2.10
New Orleans, LA $2.00
New York, New York $2.00
Orlando, FL $2.50
Philadelphia, PA$2.25
Phoenix, AZ $2.10
Pittsburgh, PA $1.80
Portland, OR $2.35
Salt Lake City, UT $2.40
San Diego, CA $2.75
San Francisco, CA $2.70
Savannah, GA $2.10
Seattle, WA $2.40
St. Louis, MO $2.20
Spokane, WA $2.45
Tampa, FL $2.30
Toledo, OH $1.80
Tulsa, OK $1.80
Washington, D.C. $2.00

Note:  An initial fee of at least $1 to $5 will be charged on all fees noted above.  So, a one mile trip in Tulsa, Oklahoma, could cost $4.80 if there was a $3 initial fee.

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