Murcia Taxi Service
The Region of Murcia is a beautiful and popular summer destination in southeastern Spain, known for its beautiful beaches and rich history. As in the rest of Spain, temperatures in Murcia can rise very high during the summer months so getting around by taxi is the most convenient and comfortable transportation option to reach your next exciting activity. You can easily find a taxi in Murcia 24/7 throughout the city or surrounding areas. You’ll find several Murcia taxi ranks near popular or busy locations, like train stations, the airport, and tourist attractions, or you can call a radio taxi.
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Murcia Taxi Fares
Taxi fares in Murcia are strictly regulated by the state, making it a very safe and reliable transportation option, even for tourists. All taxis are equipped with a taximeter and the fare is calculated based on the distance travelled. This applies to all routes except for airport taxi rides to the city centre, as there is a “Unique Airport fare” of €29 to get to the downtown area.
Fare 1 (07:00 – 22:00)
Base fare – €2.40
Rate/km – €0.97
Minimum tariff – €3.55
Fare 2 (22:00 – 07:00, weekends, holidays)
Base fare – €2.99
Rate/km – €1.22
Minimum tariff – €4.85
Note that there can be additional charges that you should take into account. Depending on the time of day, requesting a taxi by phone increases the fare by €3.64/€4.85, driving on a highway by €0.56/€0.66, and there’s a waiting time fee per hour of €19.89/€25. There are also some fixed charges like €1.30 for pickup at a bus station, rail station or port, €0.60 for every suitcase of more than 10 kg, €1.30 for travelling with pets – except for a guide dog, €2.10 on Fridays, Saturdays and public holiday eves from 20:00 to 08:00, and €3.50 on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve from 20:00 to 08:00.
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How to Get a Taxi in Murcia
Murcia taxis are easy to find 24/7 as there are multiple operators to choose from around the city. Taxis in Murcia are easy to spot as they’re white with red strokes on the side and the typical “TAXI” sign on the roof. You’ll find taxi ranks at every major hub like the airport, the port and train stations, but also outside busy locations like malls and tourist attractions. Alternatively, you can call Radio Taxi Murcia at +34 968 248 800 or book a taxi through their app. Some other official taxi companies you can call for a pickup in Murcia are Taxis en Alhama de Murcia (+34 609 782 925) and Taxi Alhama de Murcia (+34 661 582 052).
Pre-book your Taxi in Murcia
Even though there are plenty of taxis in Murcia, knowing that you don’t have to look or wait for one under the hot sun, can certainly upgrade your trip. Whether you’re at the airport, the port or any other place in the city, booking your taxi in advance with Welcome Pickups, guarantees that you’ll have a professional, English-speaking driver take you to your next destination. That way, not only you’ll enjoy the comfort of a private and personalised ride without any stops but you’ll also know exactly how much your trip will cost, without any hidden fees.
Murcia Taxi Tips
- In Murcia, it’s common to come across a taxi driver who doesn’t speak English, so make sure to have your address written down.
- Once you enter the taxi, check that the taximeter is set to the correct fare based on the time of day; Fare 1 applies from 07:00 to 22:00 and Fare 2 from 22:00 to 07:00, on weekends and holidays.
- Only taxi drivers registered in Murcia municipality are allowed to operate transfers from Murcia Airport; avoid taking a taxi that doesn’t have the license details on display.
- Most taxis in Murcia don’t accept card payments so make sure to have some cash with you; non-cash payment is available only if you have a Spanish bank account.
- Tipping the taxi driver isn’t expected but it’s customary to round up the amount.
Wheelchair Accessible Taxis in Murcia
Murcia is a wheelchair-friendly city for the most part with sights, public transport, and even beaches that are wheelchair accessible. Regular Murcia taxis don’t charge extra for taking a foldable wheelchair in the trunk. If you’re looking for a fully accessible taxi in Murcia, however, you need to book one in advance, as it is extremely unlikely to find one at the taxi ranks or in the street. Accessible taxis cost the same as regular taxis and are registered as “Eurotaxis”. You can pre-book one any time during the day by calling either Radio Taxi Murcia at +34 968 248 800 and specifying you need a wheelchair-accessible vehicle or Eutotaxi en Murcia at +34 968 10 57 10.
Murcia Taxi Safety and Complaints
Taxis in Murcia are very reliable and safe as they are strictly regulated by the state and the local police. Getting overcharged is quite uncommon, even if you’re not a local and don’t speak Spanish. However, in the unlikely event that you have any complaints or wish to report a taxi driver, make sure to keep the receipt at the end of the ride and write down their name, license number, and vehicle license plate. You can then contact the Murcia Local Police at +34 968 35 87 50 or the Murcia City Council at +34 968 358 600 and they will guide you on the next steps.