Taxis in Mytilene
Mytilene has around 100 readily available taxis that make taxi transfers easily accessible to all travellers. Also, the fares are reasonable and regulated throughout the area. So, if you want to go around the city in comfort or want to explore all the beautiful views of Mytilene in style, taking a Mytilene 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 rank at Lesviakis Anoiksis Street.
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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Mytilene Taxi Prices
Mytilene taxi prices are among the lowest compared to other Greek islands 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 €6.80 for any trip within Mytilene.
Taxis in Mytilene calculate their fares as follows:
Base Fare – €3.40
Additional price/km – €0.85
Waiting time per hour – €9.80
Between 00.00 and 05.00 a double tariff applies to all rides within the city.
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How to get a taxi in Mytilene
Locating your taxi in Mytilene couldn’t be easier. You can either call a radio taxi, book online, wave a cab down the street or find one at the main taxi rank. 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 picturesque Mytilene. All you need to do is look for the yellow taxis with their roof light on, hold out your hand and wait for your driver to pull over to the side of the road to let you in.
If it’s too hot or late at night and you prefer to call a Mytilene taxi to come and pick you up while you wait in comfort, you can just call one of the many radio taxi companies, give your location and wait a few minutes for a driver to arrive.
Although many different companies offer this style of pickup service, the most well-known one is Radiotaxi Mytilene which can be reached on +30 22510 23500.
Book your Mytilene Transfer in advance with Welcome
Being able to plan your expenses when travelling is an important factor to ensure peace of mind and a relaxing trip. The majority of the local taxis calculate their fares based on the time and distance travelled. Whilst it’s not uncommon for booking fees and surcharges to apply and increase your fare unexpectedly.
To avoid hidden charges and benefit from exceptional service every time, with competitive set-rate fares and personalised door-to-door services, you can book your taxi in Mytilene with Welcome Pickups.
Mytilene Taxi Tips
- Many taxi companies in Mytilene give you the option to pre-pay for your ride when booking online. However, the majority of Mytilene taxis don’t accept card payments. For your convenience, make sure you hold some cash to pay for your ride or discuss your payment options with your driver before entering the taxi.
- Bear in mind that there is a double charge during nighttime, specifically between 00.00-05.00.
- Not many taxi drivers in Mytilene speak English. So it’s a good idea to write your address down or have it ready to show on Google Maps.
- Tipping your Mytilene taxi driver isn't required. However, if you have received an exceptional service you can tip your driver any amount you wish or simply round up your fare.
- If you have heavy luggage, you don't need to worry about getting charged extra as luggage can be put in the taxi trunk for free.
- Taxis in Mytilene don’t have baby seats available, but there’s no extra cost if you’d like to fit your own.
Wheelchair Accesible Taxis in Mytilene
Unfortunately, Mytilene doesn’t have wheelchair-accessible taxis. Even though taxi companies don’t offer this kind of service yet, Lesvos Airport Transfer Services provides fully wheelchair accessible minivans either with a personal driver or automatic vehicles for rent. If you wish to book a fully wheelchair accessible vehicle with spacious seating, large walkways and access ramps you can call on +30 694 744 9424.
Mytilene Taxi Safety and Complaints
Generally, Mytilene taxis have a good reputation for being hospitable and treating travellers with politeness and honesty. However, the quality of the service may vary depending on the company and driver. If you feel uncomfortable or unsafe during your ride, or realise you have been overcharged you can take your driver’s licence number and name and call their company to discuss your experience.