Standard Taxi fares

Taxi fares below are set by West Berkshire Council. Please click here for information on fares for Hackney Carriages in West Berkshire. The copy of these fare is available in any of our Taxis for your reference.

Hackney Carriages – Table of Fares effective from 18 April 2013
Customers should be aware that these charges are the MAXIMUM to be charged and any lesser fare agreed prior to commencement of the journey. Where the taxi is used for pre-booked
journeys the fare shall be calculated from the point in the district at which the hirer commences his/her journey) (Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 sec. 67)
Tariff 1
Applies for any hiring when the journey commences between 06:00 and 22:00 Monday to Saturday, other than Bank
Holidays, Public Holidays, Boxing Day or Christmas Day.
Initial distance not exceeding 377.1429 yards or part thereof
Initial waiting time 81 seconds or a combination of time and distance £2.80
For each subsequent 123.2493 yards completed or part thereof 15p
Waiting time: for every period of 27 seconds or part thereof 15p
Waiting Time Per Hour
T1 = £20.00
T2 = £30.00
T3 = £40.00
TAXI PLATE NUMBER
Tariff 2
Applies for any hiring when the journey commences between 22:00 and 06:00 Monday to Saturday.
Applies for any hiring when the journey commences on Sundays, Bank Holidays or Public Holidays.
Applies for any hiring when the journey commences between 06:00 and midnight on Boxing Day.
Applies for any hiring when the journey commences between 19:00 and midnight on Christmas Eve or New Years Eve.
For any journey with 5 or more passengers which commences between 06:00 and 22:00 Monday to Saturday.
Initial distance not exceeding 377.1429 yards or part thereof
Initial waiting time 72 seconds or a combination of time and distance £3.80
For each subsequent 106.8431 yards completed or part thereof 20p
Waiting time: for every period of 24 seconds or part thereof 20p
Tariff 3
Applies for any hiring when the journey commences on Christmas Day until 0600hrs on Boxing Day.
Applies for any hiring when the journey commences between midnight and 06:00 on New Years Day.
Initial distance not exceeding 377.1429 yards or part thereof
Initial waiting time 81 seconds or a combination of time and distance £4.80
For each subsequent 123.2493 yards completed or part thereof 30p
Waiting time: for every period of 27 seconds or part thereof 30p
If a Hackney Carriage is booked by telephone, facsimile, e mail or other electronic means a booking fee may be charged by prior arrangement only.
London Congestion Charge (or similar in any other place), or any Tolls, will be applied for any journey where such charges or tolls are incurred.
Fouling will be charged.