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Baltimore Taxi

Baltimore Taxi - General Information and Tips


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Taxis in Baltimore

Baltimore, located in north-central Maryland and 64 km northeast of Washington DC, is a beautiful waterfront city, bringing in over 22 million visitors yearly. It is also called the “Charm City”, thanks to its charming neighbourhoods, fresh seafood and wonderful people. With so much to explore, the best way to get around the city is in a Baltimore taxi.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
30 €
30 €
20 MIN
5.30 €
7.80 €
11.40 €
16.80 €
15 MIN
16.10 €
18.55 €
10 MIN
Taxis in Baltimore

Baltimore Taxi Prices

Baltimore taxis calculate their fares using a taximeter based on the time and distance travelled to your exact location. The Baltimore government sets its tariffs, with the prices below:

Tariff 1 (05:00 – 21:00):

Base Fee: $1.80 (€1.88)
Cost Per Km: $1.38 (€1.44)
Waiting Time Per Hour: $24 (€25.07)

Tariff 2 (21:00 – 05:00, all day Sunday):

Base Fee: $2.30 (€2.40)
Cost Per Km: $1.38 (€1.44)
Waiting Time Per Hour: $24 (€25.07)

Please note that Baltimore taxicabs offer set rate fares for popular destinations such as the airport, Downtown and the Cruiseship terminal.

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How to get a taxi in Baltimore

Cabs in Baltimore are easy to find as various companies roam the streets. Thus, you can either hail a passing cab, head to any major hotel or tourist area to find a Baltimore taxi rank, book a ride online or call a local company directly:

Taxi Taxi: +1 301 864 7700
Yellow/Checker Cab: +1 410 685 1212
All-Star Taxis: +1 410 903 3522

Regardless, if you want to travel at a competitive, set rate with no hidden fees, it is recommended to pre-book your Baltimore cab with Welcome Pickups.

Benefits of Booking a Private Transfer with Welcome

Arriving in a new city can be stressful, especially when having to find your way through an unknown public transportation system or queue at busy taxi ranks.

That is why pre-booking a Baltimore private transfer with Welcome Pickups is the best way to travel around. Welcome Pickups ensures on-time pickups, stellar customer service, fully personalised transfers, and friendly local drivers – chosen and trained by us.

Moreover, to make your experience even smoother, you can now order your transfer in just 60 seconds with our mobile application.

Baltimore Taxi Tips

  1. Most taxi services in Baltimore accept credit card payments, although it is always best to ask your driver beforehand.
  2. It is common to tip your taxi driver in Baltimore; you can leave between 10-20% of the total fare.
  3. If you are travelling to or from the airport or port, ensure that your driver will charge you the fixed price of $30 (€30.50).
  4. If your driver uses their taximeter, ensure it is turned on, and the correct tariff is set.

Wheelchair Accessible Baltimore Taxis

Most regular taxis cannot accommodate wheelchairs; however, a few private companies have adapted vehicles. It is always best to pre-book your cab and specify your needs to ensure vehicle availability. You can contact one of the following companies:

Freedom Car: +1 (410) 321 5600
Accessible Transport: +1 (410) 852 8886
East Coast Ambulance & Wheelchair Service: +1 (410) 663 2012

Baltimore Taxi Safety and Complaints

Taxis in Baltimore are relatively safe; however, if you encounter a bad experience, you can report your cab driver to the company you travelled with. Alternatively, you can report your driver to the State of Maryland through their website or via telephone at +1 (410) 767 8128.

Ensure you keep your receipt as it contains all the information you will need for this process.

Frequently asked questions

Are taxis in Baltimore reliable?

Taxi services in Baltimore are relatively safe and reliable. However, if you encounter a bad experience, you can file a complaint with the State of Maryland or directly with the taxi company you travelled with.

Do Baltimore cabs accept card payments?

Yes, most Baltimore cabs accept card payments, although it is always best to check with your driver before starting your journey.

How do I call a Baltimore taxi?

Taxis in Baltimore are easy to find: you can hail a cab off the streets, head to any popular destination around the city, or book a cab via the company website, mobile app or telephone number.

Alternatively, you can pre-book your trusted Baltimore transfer with Welcome Pickups for a set fare and a local, friendly driver.

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