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Vienna Taxi

Vienna Taxi General Information and Tips

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LOW PRICES

Same price as a regular Taxi from the line

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Vienna Taxi

Vienna is the capital of Austria and its largest city. It’s filled with imperial splendour and world-class museums, and is known for its musical and coffee heritage.

If you’d rather experience the cosmopolitan flair and the city’s astonishing architecture than spend the day trying to figure out your way around public transportation, then this is your chance! Hop in a Vienna taxi and savour this buzzing metropolis at your leisure. With plenty of taxis cruising the streets, private transfer companies a plenty, and even a number of ride-hailing apps – getting around by taxi in Vienna has never been easier.

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
SCHLOSS BELVEDERE TO SCHOKO MUSEUM WIEN 10 € 13 € 10 MIN
VIENNA TO VIENNA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 40 € 44 € 30 MIN
VIENNA TO CENTRAL TRAIN STATION 38 € 41 € 25 MIN
VIENNA AIRPORT TO BRATISLAVA 70 € 75 € 45 MIN
A white Vienna taxi (sedan)

Taxi costs in Vienna

Taxis in Vienna are reliable and relatively cheap compared to other Western European cities. Drivers use taximeters to calculate the total fare of your journey. Taxi fares are regulated on a regional level. Licensed taxi operators are bound by these transport fees for rides in the core area of Vienna:

Day Tariff (Monday to Saturday – 06:00-23:00):

Base Fare – €3.80

Price/km for first 5 km – €0.95

Price/km after 5 km – €0.58

Night Tariff (23:00-06:00, Sundays, and public holidays):

Base fare – €4.30

Price/km for first 5 km – €1.09

Price/km after 5 km – €0.67

Generally speaking, the average cost of a short journey within the city is usually between €10 and €15, while the journey from Vienna city to Vienna Airport can cost anywhere from €40 to €60, depending on traffic levels, tolls, number of passengers, luggage and so on. You can also pre-book with a private transfer company to secure a fixed fare.

*Some Vienna Airport taxi companies offer fixed fares if booked in advance.

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How to get a taxi in Vienna

There are a few different ways to find a taxi in Vienna. You can hail a taxi in the street, walk to the nearest rank, call a local company and arrange a pickup, pre-book a private transfer, or even use an app.

Taxi stands for ranks are dotted all around the city centre and are marked with the two letters “TX”. They are located near major tourist spots and populated areas like The Hofburg, the Schönbrunn Palace, the Vienna Zoo and the Vienna City Hall.

Likewise, you can book a private transfer or call a local Vienna taxi service. Popular options include Taxi 40100 (+43 140 100) and Taxi 60160 (+43 160 160). Your hotel and most tourist information centres will provide you with phone numbers for Vienna taxi companies, and may even call them for you.

Several taxi apps, such as Bolt, may help you book a taxi in advance and check the length of your journey and the total cost.

Benefits of booking a Vienna taxi in advance

There’s nothing like knowing that your Vienna taxi will be there to pick you up from your hotel and conveniently transfer you to your destination. Waiting around in the street or calling a company will simply waste your precious time in the city. Instead, you can book your Vienna taxi in advance with Welcome Pickups and enjoy 24/7 customer support, competitive fixed prices and fully personalised services.

Vienna Taxi Tips

  1. Taxi drivers in Vienna expect a 10% tip.
  2. Taxis can be hailed from the street, although this is quiet rare. The easiest way to get a taxi is to walk to the closest rank.
  3. Most taxis accept payment by credit card, but it's better to ask the driver before you get in.
  4. All taxis in Vienna are fitted with a meter, but we recommend asking an approximate price for your journey with your driver before you hop in.

Wheelchair-accessible taxis in Vienna

Vienna is a very accessible city, as is the rest of Austria. However, regular taxis in Vienna don’t have any special ramps or seating for people with mobility difficulties. If a fully accessible vehicle is what you are looking for, check out Taxi Mann Mödling’s official website.

Safety and complaints for Vienna taxis

Taxi drivers in Vienna are a very honest bunch and rarely try to take more money from their passengers. However, if you do believe this has happened to you, you should write down the taxi number and driver’s unique ID number and ask for your receipt. You can then call the company that you booked the taxi from or head to the Local Police and make a report.

Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Vienna Airport to the city centre?

Standard Vienna Airport taxi drivers do not offer fixed rates. Instead, they calculate fares using a taximeter based on distance. With that being said, you’ll pay between €40 to €60 for your Vienna Airport transfer. To secure a competitive fixed fare with no hidden fees, you can pre-book a private transfer with Welcome. 

Are taxis safe in Vienna?

Taxis in Vienna, Austria are reliable and safe. Just make sure you enter a licensed vehicle with the distinctive “Taxi” sign on top.

Do taxis in Vienna take card payments?

Most taxis in Vienna accept card payments, although it’s always best to double-check before getting in.

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