Normally used for short distances within a city, taxis in some countries may be shared and cover much greater distances.

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Do I prebook a taxi from Heathrow to London King's Cross?

Is it cheaper to prebook a taxi from Heathrow to get to King's Cross station, or better to find a taxi waiting at the airport? We're flying in from New Zealand.
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What are the taxi options in London? [closed]

I'm traveling to London and would like to use taxis several times while I'm there. What are my options? Should I pre-book? Use an app like Uber? Hail a taxi on the street? Do the taxi options depend ...
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Why do taxis in Japan have mirrors on the hood?

In every country I've been in - save for Japan - cars have their mirrors on their doors. Even most cars in Japan do but the taxis don't. Any ideas as to why? It just seems strange. Here's a pic: ...
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What is the cheapest way of getting a taxi from Barcelona airport?

I'm arriving to Barcelona at midnight and would like to take a cab since the night transport is not too convenient. I know that taxis at airport stands can be prone to scamming tourists and it's not ...
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Uber/Didi to Badaling (八达岭) from Gulou (鼓楼) for sunrise?

I'm exploring the feasibility/cost of using Uber/Didi to get from downtown Beijing (near 鼓楼) to the Great Wall (I take it Badaling/八达岭 is the most effective approach) very early -- in time for sunrise,...
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Paddington to Euston with kids: minimum walking by tube or by taxi?

In a few weeks, my two kids (6.5 and 4) and I will be in London. We will need to get from Paddington Station (Heathrow Express terminus) to Euston Station (trains to the North). I am trying to ...
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Need to catch an early morning taxi from central Paris to CDG airport!

I need to catch an early morning international flight at 08:00 am from Paris CDG, so I need a taxi at around 05:00 am to get from my hotel which is located at central Paris close to Arc de Triomphe. ...
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Is it safe & easy to travel from Israel to West Bank by taxi? [closed]

I am going to be in Israel for a while and was invited to a Friday-night dinner by some acquaintances that live in the West Bank. I, however, will be living in Tel Aviv. First, is it possible to ...
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Taxi or bus from Rabat to Marrakech

Three of us are going to go to Morocco about 20th February. I've read (on RomeToRio) that it is about 200 Dirhams by Grand Taxi from Rabat to Marrakech. Is this accurate for three passengers? Or would ...
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Arriving at JFK Airport; how does the taxi queue work?

I'm planning a trip to NYC in a month from now, and was looking for a taxi from JFK to Manhattan. I've read that there's a queue for taxi in every terminal. How does it work? How can I recognize it? ...
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Do taxi drivers in Rio give receipts?

On a cab trip in Rio, for instance from the airport to a hotel, can I pay in cash and ask the driver to give me a receipt (i.e. can I expect that he/she will comply)? Otherwise, would paying by card ...
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How much does a taxi from Warsaw center to Airport Chopin cost in the night?

How much does a taxi to the airport cost in the night? The ride should be 25 minutes. Thanks
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Where in Alat (Azerbaijan) is the bus stop for transport heading to Baku?

I'll be arriving at the Alat port on a Ferry from Kazakhstan, and Need to go to Baku from there. Is there a bus stop at the port? If not, how far is the nearest stop from the port? If I take a taxi, ...
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What is a good price for a taxi from Pristina airport to Mitrovica north station? [closed]

I'm flying into Prishtina International Airport on Tuesday and want to know what a good price is for a taxi ride from there to North Mitrovica? I'm thinking of negotiating for 25 or 30 euros. Is it ...
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What does Uber actually do with passenger ratings?

We all know and love the ratings system that Uber uses. The driver gets to rate you and you get to rate the driver. But... what does Uber actually do with that information? For example, as a ...
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Which transportation is best from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport to Hua Hin?

What is the most cost effective way to get from the Suvarnabhumi Airport to Hua Hin (on Thailand's northwestern Gulf coast)? And how much would that be compared to a taxi ride?
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Are there taxi stands at Tbilisi's Navtlugi train station?

I'll be arriving by Train to the Navtlugi Train Station in southeastern Tbilisi, and Need to catch a cab to the Ortachala bus Station from there. What are the possibilities of finding a cab at ...
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Using USD dollars in taxi in Canada

Is a taxi in a major city in Canada (Ottawa, Vancouver, and such) likely to accept United States dollars (USD) in cash as payment?
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Are there Long-Distance taxis in Malaysia for more than 4 passengers?

My family and I are travelling to peninsular Malaysia in the summer. We are looking to use long-distance taxis for the majority of our travel, but I am under the impression these normally carry 4 ...
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China intercity travel by taxi or minivan

I'm planning to take an elderly couple from Shanghai to Nantong. I'm looking for a more comfortable alternative than the intercity busses. Are there any companies who offer intercity taxi's or minivan ...
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Chicago United Center to Midway Airport

I am attending my first Blackhawks game on Sunday afternoon and have to catch a flight out of Midway right after the game. What's the quickest way to get to Midway from the United Center if I don't ...
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Do reputable taxis in Jakarta accept credit card?

I'll be in Jakarta for a week and I would like to know if reputable taxis like Bluebird taxi accept credit card payment? Is it safe to pay with credit cards? Is there a minimum fare before one can pay ...
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Why drivers deny service while paying using Ola Money?

I use cabs for daily commute. But I have been facing some issues recently. When I book Ola cabs in Bangalore, India, the driver asks how am I going to pay. If I say I am going to pay using Ola Money, ...
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Mountain road between Batumi and Akhaltsikhe

Is it realistic to hire a "taxi" or a marshrutka to go from Batumi to Akhaltsikhe and then to Borjomi via the mountain road? The idea is to see the sights, those ancient bridges, etc. How much may ...
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Best way to get from SeaTac airport to Redmond?

Can anyone suggest the best way to get from Seattle-Tacoma (SEA) airport up to Redmond? I guess one option might be the new tram into the center of Seattle, then try to change onto one of the Express ...
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How can I reach Prague airport during the night hours?

I have a flight at 06:00 in the morning from Prague, which means I need to be at the airport around 04:00 in the morning. How can I reach the airport from the center of the city? Is taxi a good ...
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Lisbon Taxi: is it OK to take one Taxi for 2 adults and 3 kids?

I'm going to visit Lisbon this summer with my family. We have 3 kids that are age 9, 5 and 3. I think it will be convenient for us to take a taxi during our stay. However I'm not quite sure if we ...
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Booking a “cab” from Heathrow over Easter

I want to pre book cab for Easter from London Heathrow Airport? Is there any cab service available on Easter?
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How much does a taxi from Southampton to London cost?

I am looking for the best option and I found a website https://www.londondrivers.com/southampton-london/ and the price is 105 GBP ... Is this price correct? EDIT ADDED from comment posted as answer:...
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How can I get a reliable taxi/car service in LA?

I am fully aware LA is based around the car and has limited public transport. But I'm planning to be there a few days and will not be able to drive a car of any kind. I already have the airport ...
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Late night taxi in Crete

We are looking at arriving in Crete late in the night. The flight lands at 10:40pm so I don't expect to get out of the gates till 11pm at the earliest. Is it easy to hail a taxi from the airport (...
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What hours are taxis available at Yangon Airport?

I will be traveling to Yangon, Myanmar in March. My flight arrives at 10:50 pm on a Friday night. I imagine it will take me some time to go through Customs and Immigration and gather my luggage, ...
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Can I prepay for a taxi from Boston Airport to Boston hotel

I need to prepay for a taxi cab from Boston airport MA, to Hyatt hotel, so far I cannot find a company that will do this
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Taxis from Heathrow with a lot of luggage

I will be arriving in Heathrow around noon with a lot of luggage (around 4 big pieces). Will I find room in taxis to take this to downtown London or should I book something in advance ?
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Where is the Gare du Nord taxi station?

I will be arriving at Gare du Nord train station from London. I will need a taxi. I have read, that there are clear signs indicating where taxis are located but I did not read exactly what's the ...
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How to travel to O'Hare from Megabus bus stop beside Union Station, Chicago with luggage?

I'm flying out of Chicago(O'Hare) on 8th July at a 1:30 PM flight. I reach Union Station, Chicago at 6:45 on the morning of 8th. Other than a backpack, I'll have 2 big luggage pieces(the size for ...
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Ground transportation options for late arrival at Portland Oregon Airport (PDX)

I have a flight arriving at 30 minutes past midnight at the Portland Oregon Airport (PDX). If possible, I would like to travel the same night from the airport to Hillsboro (about 30 miles away). There ...
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Rio de Janeiro: How to estimate taxi ride prices?

Obviously the safest way from Galeão Airport in Rio de Janeiro to your Hotel in downtown (say) Copacabana should be a licensed taxi. I read about the difference between yellow cabs and fixed-rate ...
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Cross the Mexicali Border in a Taxi I get in the USA

Has anyone crossed the border in Calexcio/Mexicali in a taxi they picked up in the US? I have heard that this is possible but I have never actually seen it in practice. I am in the process of ...
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Taxi service at Chennai airport

Can anyone tell me where the prepaid taxi counter in the Chennai airport is? Is it inside or outside the airport building? According to the internet, multiple prepaid taxi counters are present. ...
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Is this taxi fare pricing correct? Ola cabs charging me for x2.8 instead of x1.8 [closed]

Below is the pricing details charged for opting for an Ola cab during peak hours in Bangalore. Is this calculation correct? First 4 km: ₹80.0 Rate for 14.18 km: ₹141.8 Free ride time ...
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Late night taxis at the Rosslyn (Virginia) Station

So I have a flight that's arriving at DCA at 10:45pm, estimated, and my hotel is next to the Spring Hill station on the Silver Line. Google suggests that the journey may have a transit time of 50-60 ...
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Is it normal/expected to tip taxi drivers in the UK?

I've lived in the UK all my life, but since I have got relatively few shared taxis in my life, I don't have that much experience of what the social norms are for tipping. I almost always tip roughly ...
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Brownsville Texas: will cabs take you over the Mexico border?

Are there cab companies in Brownsville, TX that make drop offs and pick ups of passengers across the border in Matamoros?
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Availability of taxi from Tbilisi Airport to a certain hotel during winter

I am planning to spend a winter in Tbilisi this December. I would like to know if the taxi is available 24 hours at winter? Is there any website where I can book a car/shuttle to bring me to the ...
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Apps to call cabs/taxis in Germany for non-German speakers

I will be travelling to Germany next week. I don't speak german, only portuguese and english. Are there mobile apps for me to call taxis in Germany (Frankfurt) in English, such as 99 and easy taxi? ...
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Why is Uber in Rome more expensive than a regular taxi?

This question was based on wrong assumption. From experience I now know that Uber is cheaper then a regular taxi. Rome2Rio is predicting the wrong prices. Can't delete this question, because it got ...
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Late night transport from Bologna airport to Reggio Emilia?

I will be arriving late night (scheduled time 23.30) at Bologna airport, and need to get to a hotel in Reggio Emilia. This is a business trip, so cost isn't a big issue - but what are my options? ...
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Is it common to pay for taxi in advance in the Balkan countries?

Is it common in Balkan countries to pay for a taxi in advance? We have taken a water taxi and been asked to pay in advance and paid not to the driver, but to his "boss". Then we arrived half way and ...
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How much does a taxi from Lisbon airport to city center cost?

I'm arriving in Lisbon fairly late on a Sunday with a fair amount of baggage. I've usually used the Aerobus (which works fine) but I've got more baggage than usual and it'll have been a long day by ...