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San Antonio Taxi

San Antonio Taxi General Information and Tips

TRAINED DRIVERS

Hand picked & english speaking drivers

LOW PRICES

Same price as a regular Taxi from the line

FLIGHT MONITORING

Drivers are always on time

QUALITY SUPPORT

24/7 Email & Phone support

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Taxis in San Antonio

With over 34 million visitors a year, San Antonio, Texas, is a city rich in history and culture whilst being packed with modern attractions. It is a perfect mix between old and new, with beautiful green spaces, world-class restaurants and great local shopping. With so much to explore, it is highly recommended to get around the city in a San Antonio cab.

TRAINED DRIVERS

Hand picked & english speaking drivers

LOW PRICES

Same price as a regular Taxi from the line

FLIGHT MONITORING

Drivers are always on time

QUALITY SUPPORT

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)
Duration
FROM SAT TO CITY CENTRE
23 €
28 €
15 MIN
FROM SAT TO PORT
22 €
26 €
12 MIN
FROM DOWNTOWN TO SEAWORLD
30 €
36 €
18 MIN
FROM DOWNTOWN TO SIX FLAGS FIESTA
35 €
41 €
20 MIN
yellow taxi vehicle outside of high rise Aztec theatre building

San Antonio Taxi Prices

Taxi services in San Antonio calculate their fares using a taximeter based on the time and distance travelled to your exact location. Although many taxi companies operate in and around the city, they all have to abide by the Texas government prices:

Tariff 1 (05:00 – 21:00)

Base Fee: $2.50 (€2.27)
Cost Per Km: $1.62 (€1.54)
Waiting Time Per Hour: $24 (€22.82)

Tariff 2 (21:00 – 05:00, all day Saturday & Sunday)

Base Fee: $3.50 (€3.33)
Cost Per Km: $1.62 (€1.54)
Waiting Time Per Hour: $24 (€22.82)

For competitive, set-rate fares and no hidden fees for your San Antonio Taxi trips, it is recommended to pre-book your ride with Welcome Pickups.

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How to get a taxi in San Antonio

It is easy to find a taxi in San Antonio, TX, as many companies operate in and around the city. If you are looking for a cab, head off to one of the many taxi ranks located downtown and near all major tourist hubs or hotels. Alternatively, you can hail a taxi directly off the street. Otherwise, you can book a cab through one of the local companies’ websites or mobile applications or even call one of the many taxi companies around Texas:

National Cab: +1 210 434 4444
zTrip: +1 210 222 2222
Flit Cab San Antonio: +1 210 446 4567

Nonetheless, if you want to travel with a friendly, local driver at a fixed price, it is recommended to pre-book your San Antonio cab with Welcome Pickups.

Benefits of Booking a Private Transfer With Welcome

Travelling can be stressful, especially if you are new to a city. The last thing you want to worry about is finding your way around San Antonio’s public transportation, especially if you arrive late at night. For that reason, it is highly recommended to pre-book your San Antonio private shuttle with Welcome Pickups.

Welcome assures on-time pickups, whenever and wherever you want, personalised door-to-door transfers, premium 24/7 customer service, and local friendly drivers.

And there is more – you can now pre-book your transfer in under 60 seconds, at a low fixed price and with flexible cancellation.

So, avoid long stressful waits and additional costs by booking your airport taxi service in advance with Welcome Pickups.

San Antonio Taxi Tips

  1. Please be aware that taxi prices differ depending on whether you travel during the day, at night or at weekends.
  2. It is customary to tip your Texas cab driver; a minimum of 10% is required.
  3. If you are unsure of your taxi fare, you can always ask your cab driver for a price estimation before starting your journey.
  4. All taxis in San Antonio accept bank card payments, although asking your driver before starting your journey is always recommended.

Wheelchair Accessible Taxis and Transfers in San Antonio

Unfortunately, standard taxis in San Antonio cannot accommodate wheelchairs, nonetheless, various companies offer wheelchair accessible vehicles, such as:

Accessible Go: +1 210 260 6740
San Antonio Wheelchair Transportation: +1 210 995 7080
Amera Solutions: +1 866 948 7616
San Antonio Wheelchair Taxi: +1 210 260 6740

Taxi Safety and Complaints in San Antonio

San Antonio taxis are generally safe and a practical way to get around the city. As the quality of service you get may vary from one company and driver to another, if unfortunately, you encounter a bad experience during your San Antonio taxi ride, you can call the Ground Transportation Unit of San Antonio at +1 210 207 7378 to discuss your experience and file a complaint.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a taxi cost in San Antonio?

Taxis calculate their fares using a taximeter based on the time and distance travelled. Moreover, day, night and weekend tariffs are applicable. The 15-minute journey from San Antonio International Airport to Downtown costs around $24 (€23) during the day and $29 (€28) at night and on weekends.

Do you have to tip your San Antonio taxi driver?

Yes, it is customary to tip your taxi driver in San Antonio; a 10 to 15% tip is the norm.

Are taxis in San Antonio TX reliable?

Taxis in Texas are safe and reliable. However, if you are in a rush then it is highly recommended to pre-book your private transfer and avoid waiting times and additional fees.

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