Taxi Fares

Information about taxi fares in the Australian Capital Territory.

The maximum taxi fares that can be charged are determined by the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services under section 60 of the Road Transport (Public Passenger Services) Act 2001.

The determination of the maximum fares normally occurs as a result of a review and price related direction submitted by industry and checked on behalf of the Directorate by an independent consultant.

 

Description of matter in respect of which fare is payable Maximum fare payable

From 1 July 2015 Taxi Fare Rates - Section of the Road Transport (Public Passenger Services) Act 2001 - Section 60(1)

Radio Bookings
$0.00

Standard Taxi (single hiring)

Flagfall $5.00
Kilometre Rate

For a journey commencing between 6 am and 9 pm on a day
other than a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday

For a journey commencing before 6 am or after 9 pm Monday
to Friday and all day on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday

 

$2.06

 

$2.37

Standard Taxi (multiple hiring)

Flagfall $3.75
Kilometre Rate

For a journey commencing between 6 am and 9 pm on a day
other than a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday

For a journey commencing before 6 am or after 9 pm Monday
to Friday and all day on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday

 

$1.55

 

$1.78

High Occupancy Taxi (5, 6, or 7 passengers)

Flagfall $7.50
Kilometre Rate

For a journey commencing between 6 am and 9 pm on a day
other than a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday

For a journey commencing before 6 am or after 9 pm Monday
to Friday and all day on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday

 

$3.09

 

$3.55

High Occupancy Taxi (8 or more passengers)

Flagfall $7.50
Kilometre Rate

For a journey commencing between 6 am and 9 pm on a day
other than a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday

For a journey commencing before 6 am or after 9 pm Monday
to Friday and all day on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday

 

$3.91

 

$4.50

Waiting Time (per hour)
$52.00

Toll

For a journey commencing at the designated taxi rank at the
Canberra International Airport where the taxi driver has paid
the toll and holds the receipt issued by the Capital Airport Group.

  • Single Hiring - the toll
  • Multiple Hiring - for a multiple hire, the toll shall be shared equally by each hirer
 $3.00 
Baby Capsule Fee
$5.20
Canberra Silver Service (operated by Aerial Transport Solutions
Pty L_) ¨C Premium Service Fee
$13.80
Commissionaire Surcharge (for hirings undertaken from the
Canberra Airport when a taxi commissionaire service is provided)
$1.20