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Table of taxi fares

We're able to specify the maximum fare passengers can be charged when hiring a Hackney Carriage. The charges are:

  • Day Rate 1 (between 7.30am and 11pm):
    £2.70 - Meter start rate, includes first 1/12, then is:
    £0.15 for each additional 1/12th of a mile (134 metres) or part thereof
     
  • Night Rate 2 (between 11pm and 7.30am):
    £3.60 - Meter start rate, includes first 1/12, then is:
    £0.20 for each additional 1/12th of a mile (134 metres) or part thereof
     
  • Rate 3 - Sundays, Bank Holidays and from 7pm on Christmas and New Years Eve:
    £4.50 - Meter start rate, includes first 1/12, then is:
    £0.25 for each additional 1/12th of a mile (134 metres) or part thereof
     
  • Waiting Time - For hirings on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day:
    £0.10 for each period of 30 seconds for Rate 1
    £0.15 for each period of 30 seconds for Rate 2
    £0.20 for each period of 30 seconds for Rate 3
     
  • Additional charges:
    • a maximum fee of up to £10 may be charged where the unoccupied mileage greatly exceeds the occupied mileage
    • for soiling a Hackney Carriage resulting in cleaning of the vehicle, the maximum sum of £60 may be charged.

Please note that these are the maximum fares that can be charged. No charges are made for the carriage of wheelchairs, guide or hearing animals or other aids.

All charges include VAT (where applicable).

If you feel you have been overcharged, or have a complaint against any South Holland driver, vehicle or taxi company, please contact 01775 761161 or email licensing@sholland.gov.uk - ensure you have obtained the name and badge number of the driver or licence number of the vehicle and our Licensing team will investigate.