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Taxis in Johannesburg, South Africa

Taxi services available for booking


Uber rates below are the same as in Uber app.

UBER pricing UberX Assist UberBLACK Van
Base fare 5 ZAR 5 ZAR 15 ZAR 22 ZAR
Booking fee 0 ZAR 0 ZAR 0 ZAR 0 ZAR
Cost per min 0.8 ZAR 0.8 ZAR 1.3 ZAR 1.6 ZAR
Cost per km 8 ZAR 8 ZAR 13 ZAR 16 ZAR
Min. charge 25 ZAR 25 ZAR 50 ZAR 75 ZAR
Cancel. fee 25 ZAR 25 ZAR 70 ZAR 100 ZAR

Taxi rates Johannesburg 2022

Presented below taxi rates and fares are estimates. The actual numbers for your taxi rates and fares in Johannesburg, South Africa may differ.

Taxi Class
Approx. examples
Uber X,
Yandex Comfort,
Gett Economy
Uber Black,
Lyft Lux Black,
Yandex Business,
Gett Business
Price category
Fairly Cheap Very Expensive
6.10 ZAR 18.30 ZAR
per min
1.00 ZAR 1.60 ZAR
per km
9.80 ZAR 15.90 ZAR
‡Varies ‡Varies

Taxi fares in Johannesburg 2022. STANDARD Class

Below taxi fares factor in both cost per distance and cost per time. Time in calculation is used as average needed for trips of corresponding distance.

3-9 km
3 39.10 ZAR
4 50.10 ZAR
5 61.10 ZAR
6 72.10 ZAR
7 83.10 ZAR
8 94.10 ZAR
9 105.10 ZAR
10-50 km
10 116.10 ZAR
15 171.10 ZAR
20 226.10 ZAR
25 281.10 ZAR
30 336.10 ZAR
40 446.10 ZAR
50 556.10 ZAR

Above, as example, riding on fairly cheap STANDARD Class - 5 km trip would cost 61 ZAR, 10 km trip would be 116 ZAR, 20 km ride would be charged at 226 ZAR and 50 km ride would set you off for 556 ZAR.

Taxi fare calculator Johannesburg

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Note: actual prices for Uber, Lyft, and other taxi services can be slightly different from calculated fares.

Frequently asked questions

How much to tip a taxi driver in Johannesburg?

Typically, taxi tip amounts to 10–13 percent of the total fare. But tipping always stays at passenger's discretion.

Are fares always shown in US dollars?

No, on fares are displayed in local currency based on your starting location.

When I get the taxi fare quote from "taxi fare calculator", is that per person?

The taxi fare quoted is for the trip and for as many people there are in your group - up to capacity of the cab. So, it is per car. The only exception is carpool services such as UberPool, for example.

What to do if taxi services are not available in my location?



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