The price of Taxis in Las Vegas is fairly high but as the journeys are relatively short, the fare normally doesn't exceed $10.
The longest journey you would make in a taxi, and therefore the most expensive, is getting from the airport to the city centre. This can cost between $15 and $20, depending on the hotel and the traffic. If you are staying in the area of Fremont Street, expect the fare to be about double.
- Minimum fare: $3.50.
- Every additional 1/12th mile: $0.23.
- Airport pickup supplement: $2.
- Waiting time per hour: $32.40.
The standard practice in taxis is to round up to the next full dollar. It is possible that some drivers will also request an additional tip.
Paying a tip is not an obligation, but it is very common in all parts of the USA.
Taxi companies and contact numbers
More than a dozen taxi companies operate in Las Vegas and available taxis can easily be found in every area.
If you need to call a taxi, your hotel or restaurant can normally do this for you. Nevertheless, the following are some contact numbers for Taxi companies that may be useful:
- Yellow Cab Co: 702-873-2000.
- Vegas Western Cab Co: 702-736-6121.
- A-Cab Co: 702-365-1900.