Taxi Fares Adelaide South Australia

Taxi fares and charges Adelaide SA

Taxi fares in Adelaide varies depending on when you travel. When you catch a taxi you have to pay the metered fare plus any booking fee or extra charges when you arrive at your destination.

Adelaide taxi fares

Taxi fares Adelaide are calculated by adding a flagfall, a distance rate and a waiting time. The waiting time is added to the taxi fare instead of the distance rate if the taxi is stopped or is travelling at less than a particular speed.




Tariffs – Taxi Fare Adelaide (South Australia)

Taxi Tariffs in Adelaide SA set the rates of flagfall, distance and waiting time, depending on the time of day and the number of passengers.

Four Taxi tariff rates apply for taxi journeys in Adelaide. Taxi Tariff one and Taxi tariff two apply to one to four passengers and Taxi tariff three and Taxi tariff four apply to five passengers or more.

Taxi Tariff one and taxi tariff three are the normal taxi tariff rates applied and taxi tariff two and taxi tariff four are a higher rate that applies between 7.00 pm and 6.00 am Monday to Friday, and on weekends and public holidays.

Tariff Flagfall Distance rate Waiting time Number of passengers Fare commencing
1 $3.70 $1.87 per km $39.30 per hour 1 to 4 passengers Monday to Friday, 6.00 am to 7.00 pm
2 $4.90 $2.16 per km $39.30 per hour 1 to 4 passengers Monday to Thursday, 7.00 pm to 6.00 am
Friday, 7.00 pm to Monday, 6.00 am
During public holidays
3 $4.70 $2.42 per km $51.10 per hour 5 or more passengers Monday to Friday, 6.00 am to 7.00 pm
4 $6.40 $2.81 per km $51.10 per hour 5 or more passengers Monday to Thursday, 7.00 pm to 6.00 am
Friday, 7.00 pm to Monday, 6.00 am
During public holidays



Extra charges

Extra charges may appear on the taxi meter and are included in the taxi fare Adelaide. In South Australia these may include:

  • Adelaide Airport Service Fee: $3, pick up from T1 Airport Terminal Taxi Rank
  • Booking Fee: as charged by the booking service when pre-arranged with the hirer
  • Point To Point Transport Service Transaction Levy: $1, charged once per journey
  • Peak Period Fee $2: between 12.01 am and 5.59 am Saturday, Sunday, or public holidays.
  • Soiling Fee: $88, vehicle must be cleaned and deodorised before further use. If applicable this fee will not appear on the taxi meter.