Tromsø Taxi Service
Tromsø is a beautiful and unique destination at the north end of Norway, very popular among those who wish to see the northern lights or explore the country’s many fjords.
The extremely cold weather during most of the year makes walking or waiting for the bus or an empty cab very difficult, so if you want to move around the city comfortably, it’s best to book your Tromsø taxi in advance. Taxis in Tromsø are reliable and available 24/7 at taxi ranks located at specific points around the city. If you’re not close to one of them, you can call one of the companies that operate in the area or use the available apps to order your taxi online.
Hand picked & english speaking drivers
Same price as a regular Taxi from the line
Drivers are always on time
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Tromsø Taxi Fares
Tromsø taxi fares are regulated by the state, imposing a maximum rate to avoid overcharges. You will find that different taxi operators might have different fares but they’re all approved by the authorities. There are different fares throughout the day that apply as follows.
Daytime | Monday – Friday (06:00 – 17:59)
Initial charge – €4.50 (NOK 45.95)
Initial charge at arrival – €7.80 (NOK 79.65)
Per kilometre charge – €0.90 (NOK 9.20)
Per minute charge – €0.70 (NOK 7.15)
Evening | Monday – Friday (18:00 – 23:59)
Initial charge – €5.50 (NOK 56.20)
Initial charge at arrival – €9.50 (NOK 97.10)
Per kilometre charge – €1.20 (NOK 12.25)
Per minute charge – €0.80 (NOK 8.15)
Night time | Monday – Friday (00:00 – 05:59)
Initial charge – €6.20 (NOK 63.35)
Initial charge at arrival – €10.60 (NOK 108.30)
Per kilometre charge – €1.30 (NOK 13.30)
Per minute charge – €0.90 (NOK 9.20)
There is no additional fee for luggage or foldable wheelchairs but keep in mind that there can be other additional charges; there is a remote pickup charge from €1.60 (NOK 17) to €2.30 (NOK 23) for pickups that are over 10 kilometres away from the nearest taxi stand and a pre-order charge of €1.80 (NOK 18). Also, keep in mind that a higher charge applies per kilometre for longer-distance routes, on public holidays, and on weekends.
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How to Get a Taxi in Tromsø
Different taxi companies are operating in Tromsø and all of the are available 24/7. You will find official taxi tanks at designated points around the city, where you can get a standard Tromsø taxi on the spot. Alternatively, if you’re not close to any of the taxi ranks, you can use the different apps that are available to order a taxi online or call one of the following taxi companies: Tromsø Taxi (+47 776 03 000), Din Taxi (+47 401 02 025).
Pre-book your Taxi in Tromsø
A trip to Tromsø offers unique experiences so to make the most of it, it’s best to plan your activities in advance. Pre-booking your Tromsø taxi with Welcome Pickups guarantees that you’ll have a professional, English-speaking driver take you to your next destination quickly and comfortably. By paying for your taxi service in advance, you’ll know exactly how much each ride will cost and you won’t have to worry about currency or card payments; you can simply enjoy a stress-free travel experience from the moment you land in Tromsø until it’s time to catch your return flight.
Tromsø Taxi Tips
- Many drivers speak English in Tromsø, but it’s best to have your address written down just in case.
- The taxi fare is calculated based both on the distance covered and the duration of the ride; both a per kilometre and per minute charge applies.
- Make sure to ask for a receipt at the end of the ride in case you leave any personal items behind.
- Check where the different taxi ranks are located beforehand to avoid walking in the cold; there is a surcharge for pickups over 10 kilometres away from the nearest taxi rank.
Wheelchair Accessible Taxis in Tromsø
Despite its remote location, Tromsø is a wheelchair-friendly city and there are taxi companies that can accommodate users of all types of wheelchairs. For foldable wheelchairs, you can use regular taxis that can be found at all taxi ranks around the city. If you need a fully accessible vehicle, to ensure a comfortable taxi service in Tromsø, you can call Tromsø Taxi at +47 776 03 000 or Din Taxi at +47 401 02 025 and book your taxi in advance, specifying your requirements.
Tromsø Taxi Safety and Complaints
Taxis in Tromsø are overall very safe and there are rarely any instances of overcharges. However, if you need to make a complaint, make sure to ask for a receipt at the end of the ride and write down the driver’s full name and license number, and the vehicle’s license plate. In most cases, you can directly address the taxi company you booked the service with. If, however, they’re unable to help you, you can contact the Tromsø Tourist Centre at +47 776 10 000 and they should be able to guide you further.