Blackpool hackney carriage fares

These are the maximum fares chargeable by licensed Blackpool hackney carriage vehicles (taxis) for journeys within the borough.

Please note some operators may offer fares lower than the maximum.

Tariff 1 - Monday to Friday 6.00am to 10.00pm

1 person £2.60 start for first 400 yards and every subsequent 200 yards 20p

Tariff 2 Monday to Friday 10.00pm to 1.00am, Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays

£2.60 start for first 300 yards and every subsequent 150 yards 20p

Tariff 3 Daily from 1.00am to 6.00am

£3.20 start for first 300 yards and every subsequent 150 yards 20p

Tariff 4 Christmas and new year

£5.20 Start for first 300 yards and every subsequent 150 yards 20p

Christmas and new year

24 December: Tariff 2 6.00am until 6.00pm; Tariff 3 6.00pm until 10.00pm; Tariff 4 10.00pm until 6.00am 25 December

25 December: Tariff 4 6.00am until 6.00am 26 December

26 December: Tariff 3 6.00am until 10.00pm; Tariff 4 10.00pm until 6.00am 27 December

31 December: Tariff 2 6.00am until 6.00pm; Tariff 3 6.00pm to 10.00pm; Tariff 4 10.00pm until 6.00am on 1 Jan

1 Jan: Tariff 3 6.00am until 10.00pm; Tariff 4 10.00pm until 6.00am 2 Jan

Additional passengers

In excess of one - 30p for each additional adult passenger.

Children

For every two passengers 3 to 12 years - 30p.

Luggage, prams and dogs

Each item 30p.

Waiting time

20p for each period of 40 seconds. The meter adds this automatically.

Cleaning charges

If passengers soil the vehicle the driver may add £40 to the fare.

Note 1

Drivers may ask you to pay an estimated fare/deposit in advance of the journey. If you do not agree you may be refused travel.

Note 2

The meter will not commence until all disabled/wheelchair bound passengers are loaded safely and securely in the vehicle. No charge for assistance dogs or wheelchairs.

Licensing service

Municipal buildings, Corporation Street, Blackpool, FY1 1NF
Telephone 01253 478570