Yellow Taxi Fares

You can get information about rates and fares for yellow cabs.

Upon entering the taxi, you will be charged the standard City fare rate of $3.30, which includes a 50-cent State surcharge and a 30-cent Improvement surcharge.

Additional charges also apply:

  • 50 cents for every fifth of a mile
  • 50 cents for every minute the taxi traveled less than 12 miles per hour
  • 50 cents night surcharge for travel from 8 PM to 6 AM
  • $1 for travel from 4 PM to 8 PM on weekdays only

Travel to local airports and trips outside the City are charged different rates.

You can pay by credit or debit cards in yellow taxis with no extra charge.