Find a taxi in Los Angeles in 2020

By TodayLA

How much does a taxi cost in Los Angeles?

The price of a taxi in Los Angeles depends on several factors. These are the route to be travelled, the journey time and the taxi fare valid in Los Angeles and, if applicable, the time. From these components the taxi price can be calculated. So that you do not have to do this by hand, we offer you the possibility to do it for you free of charge. Simply enter the start and destination address of the desired taxi ride in the form above. We will take care of the rest and calculate a guide price for the desired taxi ride in Los Angeles in just a few seconds.

How does the calculation of taxi costs in Los Angeles work?

In order to make a forecast about the estimated taxi price in Los Angeles, we use the current taxi tariff Los Angeles. This was last fixed in July 2011. The Los Angeles taxi tariff consists of a basic charge, various kilometer prices and a time-dependent component for standing and waiting times. Based on the entered start and destination address, we first determine the shortest taxi distance between these two points. We use the resulting distance and estimated driving time to calculate an estimated value for your forthcoming taxi journey in Los Angeles with the taxi tariff valid today. Of course, the start and destination addresses do not necessarily have to be in Los Angeles. We will automatically find the right fare.

Who sets the taxi fare for Los Angeles?

Taxi tariffs in the United States of America are officially set by cities or districts. The taxi tariff Los Angeles was last set in July 2011 and published in the official tariff ordinance. It is binding for all taxis and taxi companies within the compulsory driving area and may not be exceeded or undercut. This is ensured by officially calibrated taximeters installed in the taxis.

How much is the taxi fare in Los Angeles?

The basic fee is $2.85, the kilometer price is $1.70. For standing and waiting time, $29.19 is charged per hour. Surcharges may apply. You can find these on the Taxi Fare Los Angeles details page.


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