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Taxi fares

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We are currently reviewing our Taxi fares and we'd like your views. To get involved, please read our Taxi fares consultation which provides more information about how you can take part.

There is a minimum charge of £2.80 to travel in a licensed Taxi in Swale. For each additional 88 metres over the first 200 metres that you travel, you'll be charged £0.10p.

Additional charges

You'll receive an additional charge on top of the standard fare in certain circumstances including late night bookings between 11pm and 6am, Bank Holidays and at certain times over Christmas.

Waiting time

There is a charge of £0.30p for every minute or uncompleted part thereof.

Late night bookings, Bank Holidays and Christmas

You'll be charged 50% extra in addition to the normal fare if your journey takes place:

Double fares

You'll be charged double the normal fare if your journey takes place:


You'll be charged £50.00 if you leave the Taxi in such a state that it needs to be taken out of service to be cleaned.

Additional passengers

You'll be charged 50% extra in addition to the normal fare if you:

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