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Hamilton Cab

Fixed prices for your taxi in Hamilton


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

A friendly and reliable Hamilton cab company

Located in Ontario Canada, Hamilton is a beautiful city that looks like it has been plucked right out of a Hallmark movie. Its pristine streets are filled with local shops and cafes and its port looks over the mighty Lake Ontario. Down its centre, you will find the Niagara Escarpment, a large forested ridge that’s perfect for hiking, mountain biking, waterfall chasing and rock climbing. To get around this large city, we highly recommend using one of the Hamilton taxi companies as opposed to the local public transport system which may seem confusing or overwhelming. You can hail a taxi in Hamilton in the street, walk to a taxi rank, pre-book your rides or call a Hamilton taxi phone number.


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)
25 €
25 €
25 MIN
16 €
16 €
20 MIN
22 €
22 €
25 MIN

The cost of a Hamilton taxi service

Taxis in Hamilton usually use a taximeter to calculate your fares, although some routes, such as travelling from Hamilton Airport to the city (€25 (CAD 37)), have a fixed fare. The government of Ontario have set the maximum fares, and each taxi company decide on their fares below this maximum amount. The average cost of a taxi in Hamilton will be calculated as follows:

Base fare: €3.35 (CAD 4.90)
Price per km: €1.25 (CAD 1.80)
Cost per 11-second wait: €0.05 (CAD 0.10)

If a larger minivan vehicle type is needed, there will be an automatic surcharge of €6.80 (CAD 10) added to your fare.

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How to get a taxi in Hamilton

Getting a Hamilton cab couldn’t be easier. There are a few different companies operating in the city which you can hail in the street or find at taxi ranks, located outside of all the main transport hubs and attractions. 

For a more personalised service, which is great during bad weather or late-night rides, you can also call a Hamilton taxi number or pre-book your rides to ensure a pickup from your exact location and reliable door-to-door service. Some of the preferred phone dispatch Hamilton cabs you can call are:

Hamilton Cab: +1 905 777 7777
Blue Line Taxi: +1 905 525 2583
AA Taxi: +1 905 321 3206

Why book your taxi service in Hamilton with Welcome?

During rainy weather or popular travel times, trying to get a taxi in Hamilton can be difficult; there are no free taxis in the streets and you may face extremely long wait times for the phone dispatch Hamilton taxi companies. During these times, we suggest pre-booking your transfers with Welcome Pickups. All of our Hamilton cab drivers are hand-picked and offer nothing but 5-star service. We also have competitive fixed-rate fares, guaranteed on-time pickups, personalised transfers and a 24/7 customer support line, should you need us at any time during your stay in Ontario.

Hamilton taxi tips

  1. Ensure your Hamilton cab driver resets the taximeter before you begin your journey.
  2. Each taxi company will choose their own tariffs, under the set maximum from the Ontario Government.
  3. There will be a surcharge of €6.80 (CAD 10) if you need a minivan rather than a standard taxi for your rides.
  4. Tipping your Hamilton taxi driver around 10% of your total fare is customary.

Wheelchair-accessible Hamilton cab

Some of the regular Hamilton taxi companies offer wheelchair-accessible vehicles, such as Hamilton Cabs. However, there’s also a fully specialised company called Wheel Chair Taxi Ontario, which offers fully trained drivers and equipped vehicles for wheelchair users. You can contact them at +1 866 799 3648 to pre-book your ride.

Hamilton taxi safety and complaints

Taking a Hamilton cab is usually a very easy and pleasant experience. The taxis in Hamilton are very well regulated and monitored by the government. However, if you do experience any issues such as a rude driver, being overcharged, or feeling unsafe during your journey, you can contact the company you travelled with directly, or make a formal complaint to the Hamilton council by filling in their online form.

Frequently asked questions

How do I call a taxi in Hamilton?

There are a few different phone dispatch Hamilton taxis available throughout the city. For immediate dispatch, you can call one of the following Hamilton taxi phone numbers: Hamilton Cab (+1 905 777 7777), Blue Line Taxi (+1 905 525 2583) or AA Taxi (+1 905 321 3206).

How do Hamilton taxis calculate their fares?

The local Hamilton cab companies use taximeters to calculate their journeys. Although each company can choose its own tariffs, under a government-set maximum, the average fares are a base fare of €3.35 (CAD 4.90) and a price per km of €1.25 (CAD 1.80).

Are Hamilton taxis expensive?

It’s hard to find a cheap Hamilton taxi as the fares are usually calculated by a taximeter, which is highly dependent on traffic. If you’re looking for an affordable and reliable way to get around Hamilton, we recommend pre-booking your rides with Welcome Pickups and enjoying competitive fixed-rate fares.

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