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Taxi in Debrecen

Competitive prices for your taxi in Debrecen


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


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Friendly and fast taxi in Debrecen

Sitting in the Northern Great Plain region of Hungary, Debrecen is the second largest city in the country, after Budapest. This city has incredible political and historical significance, which is reflected through its castles, incredible architecture and many museums. However, Debrecen is also known for its natural beauty, thanks to places such as the botanical gardens and the Hortobagy National Park. To get around this large city, the best way to travel is by taking a Debracen taxi. You can hail a taxi in Debrecen in the street, walk to a taxi rank, pre-book your rides or call a phone dispatch taxi company.


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)

How much is a Debrecen taxi?

When it comes to taking a taxi in Debrecen, there are no fixed fares or routes, You will be charged using a taximeter that is set to one of three tariffs; discount, no discount and airport. Discounted rates apply at certain times of year, so the no discount rates are mostly used. 

No Discount –

Base fare: €2.40 (HUF 890)

Price per km: €1.20 (HUF 450)

Discount – 

Base fare: €2.30 (HUF 850)

Price per km: €1.10 (HUF 420)

Airport –

Base fare: €2.70 (HUF 1,000)

Price per km: €1.30 (HUF 490)

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How to get a taxi in Debrecen

Although there are quite a few different taxi companies in Debracen, the council only recommends two local companies; City Taxi and Fonix Taxi. As each company has a large fleet, you can easily find an empty taxi to hail in the street, or you can call for a pickup if you’re travelling late at night or from outside the main city ring. You can call the Debrecen taxi companies on the following numbers;

City Taxi: +36 52 555 555
Fonix Taxi: +36 52 444 444

If you’re travelling during peak times or to/from the airport, you may find there are long wait times for a local taxi. In this case, we highly recommend pre-booking your Debrecen taxi rides with a trusted company such as Welcome Pickups.

Benefits of booking your Debrecen taxi with Welcome

As there are only two trusted Debracen taxi companies in the city, they can easily become saturated with rides. This means that you may be waiting in the street for a while, or if you’re calling a phone dispatch taxi, it could take up to an hour for one to become available and sent to you. This is why we recommend pre-booking your rides with Welcome Pickups. We not only offer guaranteed on-time pickups, but all of our drivers also speak fluent English, provide a 5-star service every time, and give competitive fixed-rate fares.

Debrecen taxi tips

  1. Ensure your Debrecen taxi driver has reset their meter before you begin your ride.
  2. Journeys originating from the airport will have a higher base fare and price per km than any other journey.
  3. You can bring up to 4 passengers in a standard taxi in Debrecen.
  4. Be sure to bring cash in the local currency to pay for your taxi rides, the local drivers don’t accept card payments.

Wheelchair-accessible taxi in Debrecen

Unfortunately, the standard taxis in Debrecen aren’t wheelchair accessible. If you are looking for a specially equipped vehicle that comes with a hydraulic lift or ramp for a wheelchair user, you will need to pre-book these services with a local travel agency or tour operator before landing in Hungary.

Debrecen taxi safety and complaints

If you’re taking a local taxi in Debrecen, you will usually be travelling with one of two companies, City Taxi or Fonix Taxi. If you experience any issues during your journey, such as a rude driver, late pickups, cancellations or being overcharged, you must report it directly to the company you travelled with. To help with your complaint, be sure to note the vehicle’s plate number and the driver’s ID.

Frequently asked questions

How do I call a taxi in Debrecen?

There are two different Debrecen taxi companies you can call; City Taxi Debracen at +36 52 555 555 or Fonix Taxi at +36 52 444 444. Both of these companies are recommended by the Debrecen Council. You may also book your transfers online in advance with a top-rated provider like Welcome Pickups for reliable door-to-door service.

Do I have to tip my Debrecen taxi driver?

Tipping your Debrecen taxi driver isn’t obligatory. However, if you enjoyed their service you can round up your fare to the nearest 100 Hungarian Forint to tip and show your appreciation. 

How do taxis in Debrecen calculate their fares?

If you take a taxi in Debrecen, you will be charged using a taximeter. There are different tariffs used, but the most commonly used no-discount tariff has a base fare of €2.40 (HUF 890) and a price per km of €1.20 (HUF 450).

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