Taxis in Kavala
In Kavala, Greece, there are over 180 taxis available that make taxi transfers easily accessible to all travellers. As a result, in the last few years, the competition between the drivers has increased and luckily resulted in affordable fares. If you’ve only got a short amount of time in this beautiful city, or you simply prefer to get from A to B in comfort, taking a Kavala taxi is a great option. You can easily hail a cab in the street, call one of the many radio taxi companies, or simply walk to the main taxi ranks at Averof 4 or Eleftheriou Venizelou 50.
Nonetheless, if you want to benefit from on-time pickups, 24/7 personalised door-to-door service and friendly, English-speaking local drivers, you can pre-book your transfers with Welcome Pickups.
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Kavala Taxi Prices
Kavala taxi prices are kept fairly low thanks to the high competition between the different taxi companies, whilst the fares are also regulated throughout the city. The actual cost of your ride is calculated by a taximeter based on the distance travelled. The further you travel into the city, the more expensive your ride will be. In general, you can expect to pay around €6.50 for any trip within the city.
Taxis in Kavala calculate their fares as follows:
Base Fare – €3.50
Additional price/km – €1.00
Waiting time per hour – €15.00
Between 00.00 and 05.00 a double tariff applies for longer distances. For shorter distances within the city, the price increases only slightly.
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How to get a taxi in Kavala
Locating your taxi in Kavala couldn’t be easier. You can either call a radio taxi, wave a taxi down the street or find one at the available taxi ranks. In any case, you shouldn’t wait more than 10 minutes for your driver to arrive and get you to your next exciting location in beautiful Kavala. All you need to do is look for the red taxis with their roof light on, hold out your hand and wait for the driver to pull over to the side of the road to let you in.
If it’s cold, rainy or late at night and you prefer to call a Kavala taxi to come and pick you up while you wait in comfort, you can just call one of the radio taxi companies, give your location and wait a few minutes for a driver to pick you up.
Although many different companies offer this style of pickup service, the most well-known one is Eurotaxi Kavala which can be reached on +30 251 023 2001.
Book your Kavala Transfer in advance with Welcome
Being able to plan your expenses when travelling is an important factor to avoid frustration. In addition, many taxi companies calculate their fares based on the distance travelled, the traffic and the number of passengers. Some, also have booking fees and surcharges that may increase your final fare unexpectedly.
To avoid hidden charges and receive exceptional service every time with competitive set-rate fares and personalised service, you can book your taxi in Kavala, Greece with Welcome Pickups.
Kavala Taxi Tips
- Most taxis in Kavala accept card payments but not all of them do. For your convenience, make sure you hold some cash to pay for your ride or communicate your payment options with your driver before entering the taxi.
- Keep in mind that Kavala taxi prices increase during nighttime, specifically between 00.00-05.00.
- Not many taxi drivers in Kavala speak English, so it’s a good idea to write your address down or have it ready to show on Google Maps.
- Be sure to ask for your receipt after your journey is complete, for your records and in case you forget anything in the taxi.
- Taxis in Kavala don’t have baby seats available, but there’s no extra cost if you’d like to fit your own.
Wheelchair Accesible Taxis in Kavala
In the last few years, Kavala taxis have expanded their services to provide wheelchair accessible vehicles. Even though most of the taxis aren’t spacious enough to fit wheelchairs or mobility scooters, there are taxi companies that offer specific services and provide minivans and taxis with spacious seating, large walkways, and access ramps. If you wish to book a fully wheelchair accessible taxi you can contact Eurotaxi Kavala at +30 251 023 2001.
Kavala Taxi Safety and Complaints
Generally, Kavala taxis offer safe and overall decent services to all travellers. However, the quality of the service may vary depending on the company and driver. If you feel uncomfortable or unsafe during your ride, or think you have been overcharged you can either take your driver’s licence number and name and call their company to discuss your experience, or call the Kavala Taxi Union on +30 25102 20034.
In general, it’s safest to book a taxi registered with a company as those rides are regulated.