Fares charged by independent contractor drivers, who are licensed and permitted by the City of Houston, the rates are regulated by the city of Houston. There are no surprise fees. Fares are metered in real-time, and you can estimate your fare before you book your ride so you’ll have a good idea of what you will be charged.

Current taxi meter rates (effective March 1, 2012) are as follows:

Taxi Meter Rates

First 1/11 mile $2.91
Each additional 1/11 mile $0.21
Wait time per minute $0.40
Wait time per hour $24.00
Rate per mile after first mile $2.31
Surcharge for trips originating at Bush Intercontinental Airport $2.80
Surcharge for trips originating at Hobby Airport $1.25
Surcharge for trips originating between 8pm and 6am $1.00

San Antonio Airport taxi fares are as follows:

Initial drop: $2.50
Each additional mile: $2.45
Per-minute waiting time: $0.40
Airport Departure Fee: $1.25
Minimum Airport Departure Charge: $10.50
Downtown minimum charge: $5.00
For late hours (from 9 PM – 5 AM): $1.00

Approximate fares to popular destinations in Greater San Antonio Area:

Airport Area Hotels: $12
Downtown San Antonio: from $24 to $29
Camp Bullis: $36
Ft. Sam Houston: $21
Kelly AFB: $48
Lackland AFB: $49
Randolph AFB: $42
Fiesta Texas: $33
Hyatt Hill Country: $43
Medical Center: $24
North Star Mall: $12
Sea World: $45 

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