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Halifax Taxi

Top-Rated Halifax Taxi Service


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


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Quick and Easy Halifax Taxi Transfers

The beautiful port city of Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia in Canada. Known for its crisp weather, fascinating maritime history and famous Historic Properties along the waterfront, there’s so much to see and explore in this Canadian city. When it comes to getting from A to B without any stress, the best way to travel is by taking a Halifax taxi. There are plenty of Halifax cab companies to choose from, most of which can be hailed in the street, picked up at a taxi rank, booked in advance or called on the phone for a pickup.


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)
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30 MIN
50 €
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30 MIN
40 €
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Cost of a Taxi in Halifax

Taxis in Halifax use a taximeter to calculate the cost of their journeys. Each taximeter will be officially calibrated, and although each company may choose their own rates, there are maximum charges set in place by the council that may not be exceeded. The Halifax cab fares are as follows;

Base fare: €3.40 (CAD 4.70)

Price per km: €1.20 (CAD 1.70)

Waiting fee per hour: €19.20 (CAD 26.80)

It’s worth noting that there are extra charges for things such as taking a Halifax taxi from the airport (€2.90 (CAD 4)) and using the HHB Bridge (€0.70 (CAD 1)).

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How to Get a Halifax Cab

The first thing to check when trying to hail a taxi in Halifax is to check if the roof light is on or off. If the light is on, the taxi is empty and available, if the light is off, the taxi is occupied or on the way to pick up a passenger. You can also pick up a Halifax taxi at one of the designated ranks located around the city. 

If you’re looking to call a Halifax cab, there are three main companies that operate throughout the city;

Casino Taxi: +1 (902) 429 6666

Yellow Cab: +1 (902) 420 0000

Bob’s Taxi: +1 (902) 463 2222

Why Book your Taxi in Halifax with Welcome

As there are many different Halifax taxi companies operating throughout the city, the level of service and the amount you will be charged can vary. For fixed-rate fares you can rely on and 5-star service every time, you can pre-book with Welcome Pickups. We have competitive rates, personalised transfers, 24/7 customer support and guaranteed on-time pickups.

Halifax Cab Tips

  1. You can discuss and agree on a set rate fare with your driver before you begin your journey.
  2. Luggage that can fit in the trunk of the vehicle may be transported for free.
  3. Keep note of the company you’re travelling with, incase you leave anything behind and need to contact them.
  4. Tipping your Halifax cab driver is expected. You can add 10-15% to your final fare.

Wheelchair-Accessible Taxi in Halifax

The government in Halifax have a special fleet of cabs which offer fully wheelchair-accessible ramps and hydraulic lifts. The company Extra Care Taxi operates 24/7 and has its own application for ease of use. You can also call them directly to book at +1 (902) 334 0334.

Halifax Taxi Safety and Complaints

Taking a taxi in Halifax is usually a very safe and comfortable experience. However, if you do face any major issues or feel unsafe at any point during your ride, you can call the non-emergency police on +1 (902) 490 5020. Just be sure to have the taxi number or your driver’s ID number written down before you call.

Frequently asked questions

Do taxis in Halifax accept card payments?

Yes, most taxis in Halifax accept card payments from all major debit and credit card providers. However, if you need to pay by card, be sure to ask your driver if they offer this option before getting in the cab.

Do I need to tip my Halifax taxi driver?

Tipping your Halifax cab driver is expected. The usual amount to tip is around 10 to 15% of your total fare, depending on how much you enjoyed the service.

How do I call a Halifax taxi?

There are three major Halifax taxi companies available. You can call Casino Taxi at +1 902 429 6666, Yellow Cab at +1 (902) 420 0000 and Bob’s Taxi at +1 (902) 463 2222. You can also book your taxi in Halifax in advance for your peace of mind.

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