Taxi fares in Guildford
Private hire charges are agreed in advance between you, the hirer, and the operator, and are not set by the council.
Taxis (hackney carriages) must charge fares set by us for journeys within the borough. This must be displayed in the cab. If going out of the borough, you and the driver can agree a set price before starting the journey.
Tariff name and number
Rate for each
Tariff 1: daytime rates
£6.36 (Mon - Sat)
£3.00 (Mon - Sat)
Tariff 2: night and
Tariff 3: double
11pm on Christmas Eve
- for each passenger in excess of One: 50p
- leaving a taxi unfit for immediate hiring after use or damage to the taxi: £100
All luggage carried inside or outside the passenger compartment is free of charge. Any assistance dog is carried free of charge.
Payment by credit/debit card is free of charge.
If the journey takes the taxi outside the guildford borough area, the driver must still charge in accordance with the above scale unless he/she has agreed otherwise with the hirer before the journey has started. These are the maximum fares.