Fares charged by independent contractor drivers, who are licensed and permitted by the City of Austin, are regulated by the City. There are no surprise fees. Fares are metered in real-time, and you can estimate your fare before you book your ride so you’ll have a good idea of what you will be charged.
Per City of Austin Minimum fare for taxi customers is $12.30, this includes a $1.00 airport surcharge. All taxis have a four passenger maximum, excluding children 12-years and under. All taxis accept major credit cards.”. Get information on Austin airport zone rates.
Current taxi meter rates (effective March 1, 2012) are as follows:
First 1/11 mile
Additional 1/11 mile
Waiting time per hour
(includes $1.00 Airport Surcharge)
Passengers over 60 receive a 10 percent discount on all fares.