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Taxi Guide

 

You can get a taxi by hailing one along a road, queuing for one at a taxi stand, or simply making a phone booking.

Book a Taxi via Phone

 

For your convenience, you can choose to book a taxi via phone, especially during the peak periods (6.00am to 9.30am and 6.00pm to midnight), rainy days or festive seasons when the demand for taxis is high. Please note that a booking fee applies.

 

Hailing a Taxi in the Central Business District (CBD)

 

In the CBD, taxis are not allowed to pick up or drop off passengers along roads plied by buses between 7.30am and 8.00pm from Mondays to Saturdays, except public holidays. Picking up and alighting of passengers must be done at designated taxi stands/stops and driveways of buildings. Please click here to view map of taxi stands/stops and pick up/drop off points in the CBD and their location codes.

 

Taxi Stand Location

 

Search for taxi stands near to your location here.  Each taxi stand has a location code that you can use as reference point for the cab driver to pick you up when you make a booking.

 

Hailing a Taxi in the Central Business District (CBD)


While you can hail a taxi almost anywhere, taxis are not allowed to pick up or drop off passengers in the CBD along roads plied by buses between 7.30am and 8.00pm from Mondays to Saturdays, except public holidays. Picking up and alighting of passengers must be done at designated taxi stands/stops and driveways of buildings.

For Taxi Stand information, enter the

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Select a CBD Zone

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Bugis Chinatown City Hall Raffles Place / Tanjong Pagar Orchard
Taxi Charges and Seating Capacity

 

Taxi fares are charged by the meter based on the distance travelled, on top of a flag-down rate that ranges from S$3.00 to S$5.00 depending on the taxi type. If you book a taxi, a booking fee applies. Applicable surcharges may apply and vary between taxi companies, although no tipping is required. Please check with the driver on the surcharges and ask for a receipt at the end of the trip.

A summary of the taxi companies' fares are as follows:

 

 

Component

Meter fare

Comfort / CityCab TransCab SMRT Premier Prime HDT

 

Flag-down Fare (1st km)

 

 

$3.20 to $5.00

 

Distance Fare

 

22 to 25 cents every 400 metres (above 1 km - 10 km) *

22 to 25 cents every 350 metres (above 10 km) *

 

 

Waiting Time

 

22 to 25 cents every 45 seconds *

 

 

 

Surcharges

Comfort / CityCab TransCab SMRT Premier Prime HDT

 

Current Call Booking

Prime time

Mondays to Fridays (excluding Public Holidays):

6.00 am to 9.30 am 

& Mondays to Sundays and Public Holidays: 6.00pm to Midnight

 

 

 

$3.30

 

 

$3.30

 

 

$3.30

 

 

$4.50

 

 

$3.50

 

 

$3.30

Non-prime time: All other times

 

$2.30

 

$2.30

 

$2.30

 

$2.50

 

$2.50

 

$2.30

City Area

Mondays to Sundays and Public Holidays: 5.00 pm to Midnight

(Applicable for boarding within City Area)

 

$3.00

 

Peak Hour

Mondays to Fridays: 6.00 am to 9.30 am

& Mondays to Sundays and Public Holidays:

6.00pm to Midnight

 

25% of meter fare

 

Midnight

Midnight to 5.59 am

 

50% of meter fare

 

 

*Excludes SMRT's Chrysler, Comfort/CityCab's Mercedes Benz, Trans-Cab's Mercedes Benz, Premier's Mercedes Benz and Premier's KIA Carnival taxis

 

Please note:

 

1. The taxi fare components listed above are not exhaustive. The fares shown exclude premium and niche services provided by taxi companies. Please refer to the taxi fare chart displayed in the taxi for details on the various fare charges.

 

2.  Please note that prevailing Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) and location surcharges apply.

 

 

Seating Capacity

 

The seating capacity for a regular taxi is 4 passengers. If you have a bigger group or need more luggage space, you can call for a taxi that can accommodate up to 7 passengers.

Book a Taxi

 

 

For your convenience and ease of travelling, book a taxi via your phone. This ensures you get to your destination easily, especially during the peak periods (6.00am to 9.30am and 6.00pm to midnight), rainy days or festive seasons when the demand for taxis is high. Simply call one of the following numbers to book a taxi. A booking fee applies.

* Common Hotline - 6-3425-222 (6-DIAL-CAB)
* Comfort & CityCab - 6552 1111
* Premier Taxis - 6363 6888
* Prime Taxi - 6778 0808
* SMRT Taxis - 6555 8888
* Trans-Cab Services - 6555 3333
* HDT Singapore Taxi - 6258 8888

 

 

Taxi, Taxi, Where are you?

 

Taxi-Taxi@SG is taxi-spotting made easy. Spot a taxi wherever you are, whenever you want, at no extra cost. 


With this app, users can receive near real-time information on availability of taxis island-wide. Get an overview of all available taxis in your vicinity. 


User can also use the app to indicate their need for a taxi. This displays their locations on an integrated map, which allows available taxis to identify areas where potential passengers are.


Did you know?

 

Look out for the Taxi-Taxi@SG stickers at 7 selected taxi stands. Indicate your need for a taxi with Taxi-Taxi@SG mobile app and get spotted quickly by taxi drivers. 


1.  Chinatown Point

2.  HarbourFront

3.  Hitachi Tower

4.  Keck Seng Tower

5.  OG Upper Cross Street

6.  Sri Mariamman Temple

7.  Wisma Atria

Key Features



Spot a taxi wherever you are, whenever you want, at no extra cost.



Provides a consolidated view of available taxis in the vicinity and in a specific region.



Taxis can now have the visibility of commuter demand island-wide.



Indicate your need for a taxi to allow taxis to spot you.




Quick Guide


1. Start clicking on the taxi icon on top right corner of the app to indicate your location.



2. You can also spot the best location to hail a taxi.



3. No taxi nearby? Check out alternative transport options.



4. Make Taxi-Taxi@SG your everyday transport companion!



Download Taxi-Taxi@SG Mobile App

 

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