Taxis in Fukuoka
Fukuoka is home to some of the best cuisine, shopping and nightlife Japan has to offer. Steeped in rich culture and Kyushu history it is an incredible city to visit. So with so much to explore, the best way to get around is in a Fukuoka taxi.
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Fukuoka Taxi Prices
Taxis in Japan calculate their fares using a taximeter based on the time and distance travelled to your exact location, with pricing as follows:
Initial fare: €4.20 (JPY 600)
Price per km: €1.75 (JPY 250)
Waiting time per hour: €18 (JPY 2,571)
Please note that tolls are payable by the customer and will be added to your end bill.
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How to get a taxi in Fukuoka
Taxis are easy to find in Japan, as you can flag down a Fukuoka taxi in the street or head to any taxi rank around the city – mostly in popular hubs, train stations or in front of hotels. Alternatively, you can download the mobile application “Japan Taxi” or call one of the taxi companies directly:
Nishifukuoka Taxis: +81 92 806 0333
Tenjin Taxis: +81 92 761 1661
Isogawa Taxis: +81 92 501 2525
However, if you would like to travel at a fixed price with no hidden fees and a local English-speaking driver, it is recommended to pre-book your Fukuoka private transfer with Welcome Pickups.
Benefits of Booking a Private Transfer with Welcome
Arriving in a new city and not knowing your way around can be stressful, especially when travelling with children and heavy luggage. The last thing you want to do is to find your way around Fukuoka’s public transportation or wait in long queues at taxi ranks. That is why pre-booking your Fukuoka airport transfer with Welcome Pickups is the best way to start your vacation and we can even look after your in-city rides!
At Welcome, we provide personalised, stress-free transfers with local English-speaking drivers handpicked and trained by us. Moreover, our drivers will be waiting for you with a name sign in hand, ready to whisk you off to your destination.
Fukuoka Taxi Tips
- It is important to know that tipping is considered rude in Japan; for that reason, don't tip your taxi driver in Fukuoka.
- Please note that most Fukuoka cab drivers don't speak English; ensure to have your address noted down.
- Taxis in Fukuoka now accept card payments, although it is always best to ask beforehand.
- If needed, you can always ask your driver for an approximate price to your destination.
Wheelchair Accessible Taxis in Fukuoka
Unfortunately, standard Fukuoka taxis cannot accommodate wheelchairs. Nonetheless, a few specialised transportation companies are available upon request, such as Fukuoka Kotsu; you can reach them on +81 92 643 7622.
Fukuoka Taxi Safety and Complaints
Although taxis are known to be very safe and reliable in Japan, bad experiences may occur. If this is your case, you can always report the driver by filing a complaint with the taxi company you travelled with.
Remember to keep your receipt, as it contains valuable information (date, price, taxi registration number, etc.).