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[city name=”intro”] [cityintro title=”Welcome to the Europe Taxi Guide”] Hello! Do you like to travel, but you don’t have time to plan as much as you’d like to? Our Europe Taxi Guide answers your questions about transportation in your destination city. Click on the city below and get information about Taxi Apps, prices, and even a mini dictionary of useful expressions. Enjoy!
[/cityintro] [/city] [city name=”Berlin”] [cityinfo title=”Contact” id=”1″] Phone
Taxi Berlin: +49 (0) 30 20 20 20
Taxi in Berlin: +49 (0) 30 44 33 22
Taxi Apps
Uber (iPhone + Android)
Taxi Berlin (iPhone + Android)
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Where to sit” id=”2″] Not only in Berlin, but throughout all of Germany, you can choose to sit where you like. Meaning you can sit in the passenger seat as well.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Mini dictionary” id=”3″] Hello, to the Alexanderplatz please. = Guten Tag, bringen Sie mich bitte zum Alexanderplatz.
The exact address is… = Die genaue Adresse ist…
How much is it? = Wie viel macht das?
Thank you very much. = Vielen Dank.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Do I have to leave a tip?” id=”4″] The norm is to leave between 5-10% of the total amount. If you pay with a credit card, you should leave a tip in cash.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”At the Tegel Airport (TXL)” id=”5″] Where to catch a taxi
The taxis are in Terminal A and C. From Tegel a €0.50 charge may be applied.
Taxi prices
Rate from the airport to the east side of the city (Alexanderplatz): appx. €22
Rate from the airport to the west side (Bahnhof Zoo): appx. €18
Cheap Alternative
Expressbus TXL (X)
The bus between the airport and various attractions in the city, like Brandenburg Gate or Alexanderplatz, costs about €2.10.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Warning” id=”6″] In Berlin, typically the price is negotiated at the beginning, but there is a flat rate for short distances: €4 if the journey doesn’t pass 2 km and only if you have caught the taxi in the street, without calling by telephone beforehand.
[/cityinfo] [/city] [city name=”Barcelona”] [cityinfo title=”Contact” id=”1″] Phone
Radio Taxi: 033: +34 933 033 033
Servi Taxi: +34 933 300 300
Taxi Apps
Hailo (iPhone + Android)
MyTaxi (iPhone + Android)
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Where to sit” id=”2″] It’s always best to sit in the back seat, even if there is a separation between the driver’s seat and the passenger side. If traveling in a group it’s not a problem to sit next to the driver.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Mini dictionary” id=”3″] Hello, to Plaza Cataluña please. = Buenos días. A Plaza Cataluña, por favor.
The exact address is… = La dirección exacta es…
How much is it? = Cuánto es?
Thank you very much. = Muchas gracias.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Do I have to leave a tip?” id=”4″] In general it is enough to round off the final price of the taxi fare. If the driver is particularly helpful you can leave a little more. Keep in mind that often there are added baggage charges, around €4.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”At the El Prat Airport (BCN)” id=”5″] Where to catch a taxi
If you arrive at Terminal 2 you will find taxis at the A and B terminal. If you arrive at Terminal 1, follow the signs inside the airport and you will see taxis outside on the street. Remember that taxis with the green light on are available.
Taxi prices
You shouldn’t pay more than €30-35. The estimated travel time from the airport to the city center is from 20 to 30 minutes.
Cheap Alternative
Aerobus
The Aerobus is an efficient and economical alternative. The ticket costs €5 and the bus makes stops at strategic points of the city like Plaza España and Plaza Cataluña. You’ll find a bus stop at both locations.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Warning” id=”6″] The taxi driver may charge you an extra supplement for luggage. In the front of the taxi you can find a sticker that states the charges (normally in both Spanish and English).
[/cityinfo] [/city] [city name=”Istanbul”] [cityinfo title=”Contact” id=”1″] Phone
Select your location here
Taxi Apps
TaksiStanbul (Android)
Acil Taksi (iPhone)
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Where to sit” id=”2″] In Istanbul you can sit in the front seat of the taxi with no problem. If you want to have a chat with the driver it is seen as completely normal behavior.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Mini dictionary” id=”3″] Hello, to the Sultanahmet mosque please. = İyi günler, Sultanahmet Camii’ne gidebilir miyiz.
The exact address is… = Tam adres …
How much is it? = Fiyatı ne kadar?
Thank you very much = Çok teşekkürler
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Do I have to leave a tip?” id=”4″] Though in restaurants it’s considered rude to not leave a tip, in taxis it’s enough to just leave the change.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”At the Atatürk Airport (IST)” id=”5″] Where to catch a taxi
The taxis are parked outside Terminal T1 and T2, all you have to do is follow the signs. You’ll also find a wide range of services like restaurants, bars, and even barber shops.
Taxi prices
A taxi to Sultanahmet costs about €25-30, depending on the amount of traffic. The Atatürk airport is about 24 km outside of the city center.
Cheap Alternative
Metro + tram
You can catch the metro (M1) directly at the Atatürk airport to Zeytinburnu. There you can take the tram (T1) that goes to the Sultanahmet station. To avoid having to buy another ticket, buy both at the beginning.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Warning” id=”6″] Turkey has reinforced the fight against illegal taxis. Only take licensed taxis: you can recognize them because they are yellow and have the word “Taksi” on the roof.
[/cityinfo] [/city] [city name=”Lisbon”] [cityinfo title=”Contact” id=”1″] Phone
Rádio Táxis de Lisboa: +351 21 494 25 27
Cooptáxis: +351 217 932 756
Taxi Apps
ChamaroTaxi (Android)
Call a taxi (iPhone)
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Where to sit” id=”2″] In Lisbon, like other countries in Southern Europe, the norm is to sit in the backseat of the taxi.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Mini dictionary” id=”3″] Hello, to the Praça do Comércio please. = Bom dia. Poderia levar-me à Praça do Comércio, por favor?
The exact address is… = A morada exacta é…
How much is it? = Quanto é?
Thank you very much. = Muito obrigado.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Do I have to leave a tip?” id=”4″] In Portugal it’s customary to round off the price of the journey. If you are going to a hotel and a bell boy helps you with your luggage a tip of €1 or €2 per suitcase is normal.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”At the Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS)” id=”5″] Where to catch a taxi
The taxis are parked outside Terminal 1 (international flights) and Terminal 2 (domestic flights).
Taxi prices
A taxi from the airport to the city center, which is only 8 km away, costs around €10. There may be an extra charge of €1.50 for luggage.
Cheap Alternative
Aerobus
An affordable alternative is the Aerobus, which leaves from the terminals every 20-30 minutes and costs €3.50. With this ticket you can also use buses and trams, but the metro is not included.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Warning” id=”6″] During the weekend, holidays, and at night there is an extra charge of 20%. Make sure that the driver always turns the meter on.
[/cityinfo] [/city] [city name=”Rome”] [cityinfo title=”Contact” id=”1″] Phone
Chiama taxi: +39 (0) 60609
Cooperativa taxi Samarcanda: +39 (0) 06551
Taxi Apps
Taxi Rom (Android)
Call a taxi (iPhone)
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Where to sit” id=”2″] In Rome, like in all of Italy, the norm is to sit in the backseat of the taxi. If you are traveling with 3 others, without a doubt, the taxi driver will offer the passenger seat.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Mini dictionary” id=”3″] Hello, to the Plaza Venecia please. = Buongiorno, per favore mi porti a Piazza Venezia?
The exact address is… = L’indirizzo esatto è…
How much is it? = Quanto le devo?
Thank you very much. = Grazie mille.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Do I have to leave a tip?” id=”4″] Tipping is common, but you can also round-up the total price.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”At the Fiumicino Airport (FCO)” id=”5″] Where to catch a taxi
There are taxi stands outside of Terminal 1, 2, 3, and 5.
Taxi prices
From the airport to any destination in the city center the price is €48. A maximum of 4 people and their luggage are allowed per taxi. The journey to the Tiburtina Station costs around €55, and to Civitavecchia the price goes up to €120.
Cheap Alternative
Terravision bus (X)
The journey lasts around 55 minutes and a one-way ticket costs €4 if you buy it online, or €6 if you buy it on-board. The bus brings you to the Termini Station.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Warning” id=”6″] You have to be careful as there are many fake taxis at the airport. Keep in mind that licensed taxis are white and have the word “taxi” on the roof and the ID number on the inside the back door of the vehicle.
[/cityinfo] [/city] [city name=”Stockholm”] [cityinfo title=”Contact” id=”1″] Phone
Taxi Stockholm15 00 00: +46 (0) 8-15 00 00
Taxi 020: +46 (0) 20 – 202020
Taxi App
Uber (iPhone + Android)
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Where to sit” id=”2″] In Sweden it’s normal to sit next to the driver, but if you feel more comfortable you can sit in the backseat.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Mini dictionary” id=”3″] Hello, to the Stadshuset please. = God dag, jag vill åka till Stadshuset tack.
The exact address is… = Adressen är…
How much is it? = Hur mycket kostar det?
Thank you very much. = Tack så mycket.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Do I have to leave a tip?” id=”4″] In Sweden, in general, in the service sector it’s not customary to leave a tip, but if you do it will be an appreciated gesture. It’s sufficient to leave 5% of the total.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”At the Arlanda Airport (ARN)” id=”5″] Where to catch a taxi
You can find the taxis at the exit of all terminals. There are numerous different companies to choose from. There will also be people available who can inform you about the taxi service.
Taxi prices
The maximum price for a trip between the airport and the city center is 625 SEK (approximately €73). Ask the driver the price before leaving. You can find more useful information on this page.
Cheap Alternative
Flygbussarna bus
The cheapest way to get to the city center from the airport is by bus. The price is 80 SEK (approx. €9). You can also buy a combined ticket that allows you to travel on public transport all day.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Warning” id=”6″] Don’t be confused, at Arlanda there is no Terminal 1, but there are terminals 2, 3, 4, and 5.
[/cityinfo] [/city] [city name=”Paris” id=”1″] [cityinfo title=”Contact”] Phone
Taxi G7: +33 (0) 147394739
Alpha Taxi: +33 (0) 145858585
Taxi Apps
SnapCar(iPhone + Android)
Uber (iPhone + Android)
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Where to sit” id=”2″] In Paris the norm is to sit in the backseat. Most taxi drivers allow more than 3 people if offered a higher amount.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Mini dictionary” id=”3″] Hello, to the Arc de Triomphe please. = À l’arc de Triomphe, s’il vous plait.
The exact address is… = L’adresse exacte est…
How much it is? = C’est combien?
Thank you very much. = Merci beaucoup.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Do I have to leave a tip?” id=”4″] It’s normal to leave a tip between 70 cents to 1 euro, but if they treated you exceptionally well you can leave more.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”At the Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)” id=”5″] Where to catch a taxi
The taxi stands are in front of each of the three terminals, outside of the baggage claim exit: Terminal 1 (exit 20), Terminal 2 B + D (exit 7), Terminal 2 E + F (exit 1) and in Terminal 3 (arrivals exit).
Taxi prices
The journey to the city center costs between €40-50. Remember that there will always be a fixed cost of approximately €2 added to the final price. In addition, the majority of taxi drivers add an extra €1 for luggage larger than 5 kg. A new system is WebCab which functions like a carpool.
Cheap Alternative
Roissybus
A cheap alternative is the “Roissybus” shuttle service which leaves out of Terminal 3. The journey takes 40-60 minutes, but depending on the time of day and traffic the times can vary. A one-way ticket costs about €20, you can also use the “Paris Visite – Zone 1-5” travel card.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Warning” id=”6″] In Paris there are taxis of all types and colors. Remember to look for the sign on the roof of the car that says: “Taxi Parisien”.
[/cityinfo] [/city] [city name=”Vienna”] [cityinfo title=”Contact” id=”1″] Phone
Taxi 40 100: +43(1) 40 100-0
Taxi Wien: + 43 (1) 81 30 100
Taxi Apps
Taxicenter (iPhone + Android)
MyTaxi (iPhone + Android)
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Where to sit” id=”2″] In Austria there are no rules as to where you should sit. It’s your choice if you want to sit in the backseat or if you prefer the passenger seat.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Mini dictionary” id=”3″] Hello, to the Wiener Staatsoper please. = Guten Tag, bringen Sie mich bitte zur Wiener Staatsoper.
The exact address is… = Die genaue Adresse ist…
How much is it? = Wie viel macht das?
Thank you very much. = Vielen Dank.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Do I have to leave a tip?” id=”4″] There are no precise rules about how much you should tip the taxi driver. Normally you round-up, but you can choose what you would like to leave.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”At the Vienna Airport (VIE)” id=”5″] Where to catch a taxi
You can find the taxi stand at the check-in 3 outside Terminal B.
Taxi prices
The journey from the airport to the city center takes about 20 minutes and costs between €25-33. The price may vary depending on the time of day and the amount of traffic.
Cheap Alternative
Metro S7
A ticket costs €4 and with it you can access all public transport inside of the two zones of Vienna. The journey takes about 40 minutes.
[/cityinfo] [cityinfo title=”Warning” id=”6″] Some taxi drivers take advantage of the naiveté of tourists to take alternative routes, use detours, or even apply extra charges for luggage, when it does not exist. We recommend that you always carry a map and tell the driver the exact route.
[/cityinfo] [/city]
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