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Tahiti Taxi

Tahiti taxi - General information and tips


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Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


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Taxi in Tahiti

Tahiti, located in the South Pacific Ocean, is part of French Polynesia. It is known for its pristine white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, vibrant coral reefs, and luscious rainforests. The island offers a dreamlike setting for relaxation, adventure, and cultural immersion, and the best way to get around is by taking a Tahiti taxi.


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)
21 €
35 €
10 MIN
30 €
41 €
30 MIN
35 €
46 €
35 MIN
Tahiti Taxi - Picture of 2 minivan taxis in Tahiti
Taxis in Tahiti

Tahiti taxi prices

Tahiti taxi service providers calculate their fares using a taximeter based on the time and distance travelled, with a price increase at night (20:00 and 06:00) and on weekends.

Tariff 1:
Initial fee: €8.34 (XPF 1,000)
Price per km: €1.08 (XPF 130)
Waiting time per hour: €20.85 (XPF 2,500)

Tariff 2: 
Initial fee: €8.34 (XPF 1,000)
Price per km: €1.92 (XPF 230)
Waiting time per hour: €20.85 (XPF 2,500)

Nevertheless, if you prefer travelling at a fixed price with a local English-speaking driver, it is recommended to pre-book your Tahiti taxi online.

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How to get a taxi in Tahiti

Getting a taxi in Tahiti is easy as they’re widely available 24/7! You can head to a taxi stand in popular areas such as airports, hotels, and major tourist spots or hail a cab straight from the street. Alternatively, you can pre-book your transfers, or contact a local taxi provider over the phone and request a pickup at your preferred location. A few popular Tahiti taxi providers you can call for on-demand service are below;

Taxi Bob: +689 (87) 78 08 82
Taxi Françoise: +689 (87) 77 01 60
Taxi Sandra: +689 (87) 29 02 50

Benefits of booking your Tahiti taxi transfer with Welcome

Exploring new destinations can be overwhelming, especially when travelling with children or in a larger group. Navigating unfamiliar public transportation systems and communicating in a foreign language can also amplify the stress of travelling. That is why opting for a pre-booked private transfer with a local English-speaking driver is the best way to travel.

Welcome Pickups guarantees stellar customer service, 24/7 personalised door-to-door transfers, a wide selection of vehicles and on-time pickups. Additionally, our drivers undergo meticulous selection and training, ensuring a reliable, enjoyable and memorable ride every time. So start your holiday with great peace of mind and book your Tahiti taxi transfer in under 60 seconds with Welcome.

Tahiti taxi tips

  1. Tipping your taxi driver in Tahiti is not mandatory or expected. Although, you can always leave a 5 to 10% tip if you enjoyed your ride.
  2. Please note that there is a price surcharge between 20:00 and 06:00, and on weekends and holidays.
  3. Some taxis in Tahiti accept card payments; however, cash is typically preferred. It is recommended to ask your driver to avoid surprises.
  4. A baggage supplement of €0.83 (XPF 1,000) will be charged per baggage (weighing 5 kgs or more).

Wheelchair-accessible taxis in Tahiti

Regrettably, regular Tahiti taxis cannot accommodate wheelchairs. However, some larger taxi vehicles can. One of the main local taxi providers that can is Taxi Bob – you can reach the company at +689 (87) 78 08 82. It is best to book and confirm your trip details and requirements with the driver in advance.

Tahiti taxi safety and complaints

Tahiti taxis are known for being safe and reliable. Still, if you encounter a bad experience, you can file a complaint with the Taxi Syndicats Coordination of Tahiti by calling +689 89 40 10 30 or filling in their online form. Please notify them of your experience and ensure you keep your transfer receipt, as it contains valuable information you may be asked for.

Frequently asked questions

Do I need to tip my Tahiti taxi driver?

It is not common to tip your taxi in Tahiti; however, if you particularly enjoyed your trip, you can always leave 5 to 10% of your total fare.

How can I call a taxi in Tahiti?

You can call and book a Tahiti taxi service via telephone; a few popular companies are Taxi Bob: +689 (87) 78 08 82, Taxi Françoise: +689 (87) 77 01 60, or Taxi Sandra: +689 87 29 02 50. Alternatively, you can pre-book a private transfer with a local English-speaking driver at a fixed competitive price with Welcome Pickups.

How can I pay for a taxi in Tahiti?

Some Tahiti taxis accept card payments, although most cabs prefer cash payments. Thus, it is always good to check with your driver before starting your journey.

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