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Hackney carriage fares

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

Tariff 1 - Monday to Friday 6.00am to 8.00pm

1 person £2.60 start for first 168 yards and every subsequent 168 yards 20p

Tariff 2 Monday to Friday 9.00pm to 12.00am, Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays

£2.60 start for first 130 yards and every subsequent 130 yards 20p

Tariff 3 Daily from 12.00am to 6.00am

£3.20 start for first 130 yards and every subsequent 130 yards 20p

Tariff 4 Christmas and new year

£5.20 Start for first 130 yards and every subsequent 130 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 4 6.00am until 6.00am 27 December

27 December: Tariff 2 6.00am until 6.00am 29 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 4 6.00am 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.

Cycles

90p

Waiting time

All Tariffs - 20p for each period of 30 seconds. The meter adds this automatically.

Cleaning charges

If passengers soil the vehicle the driver may add £50 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