Durham Taxi Tariff

Durham Drivers Taxi Tariff

Durham Drivers Taxi - Charges

Hackney Carriage Table Of Maximum Prescribed Fares For Vehicles Licensed For Or Carrying Up To 4 Passengers:

TARIFF 1
- 4 Passengers or less - For all hirings begun at any time and on any day other than those specified as Tariff 2 or Tariff 3.
If the distance does not exceed 400 yards/105.3 seconds - £2.50
If the distance exceeds 400 yards, for the first 400 yards - £2.50
For each subsequent 95 yards or uncompleted part thereof - £0.10
Waiting time – 10p per 25 seconds.

TARIFF 2 - 4 Passengers or less - For all hirings begun between 10.00 pm and 7.00 am, and on any Sunday and Bank or Public Holidays, except those specified as Tariff 3.
If the distance does not exceed 400 yards /123.7 seconds - £3.00
If the distance exceeds 400 yards, for the first 400 yards - £3.00
For each subsequent 97 yards or uncompleted part thereof - £0.15
Waiting time – 15p per 30 seconds.

TARIFF 3 - 4 Passengers or less - For all hirings between 6.00 pm on Christmas Eve, through Christmas Day and Boxing Day and until 7.00 am on the day after Boxing Day, and between 6.00 pm on New Years Eve through New Years Day and until 7.00 am on the day after New Years Day.
If the distance does not exceed 400 yards /140.4 seconds - £4.40
If the distance exceeds 400 yards, for the first 400 yards - £4.40
For each subsequent 95 yards or uncompleted part thereof - £0.20
Waiting time – 15p per 25 seconds
Each item of luggage carried outside the passenger compartment but excluding wheelchairs - £0.20
Each animal carried (excluding guide dogs) - £0.30
Soiling charge (maximum) - £100.00
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Hackney Carriage Table Of Maximum Prescribed Fares For Vehicles Licensed For And Carrying 5 Or More Passengers:

TARIFF 4 - 5 Passengers or more - For all hirings begun at any time and on any day other than those specified as Tariff 5 or Tariff 6.

If the distance does not exceed 400 yards/122.8 seconds - £3.30

If the distance exceeds 400 yards, for the first 400 yards - £3.30

For each subsequent 97.7 yards or uncompleted part thereof - £0.15

Waiting time – 15p per 30 seconds.

TARIFF 5 - 5 Passengers or more - For all hirings begun between 10.00 pm and 7.00 am, and on any Sunday and Bank or Public Holidays, except those specified as Tariff 6.

If the distance does not exceed 400 yards /115.4 seconds - £4.40

If the distance exceeds 400 yards, for the first 400 yards - £4.40

For each subsequent 104 yards or uncompleted part thereof - £0.20

Waiting time – 20p per 30 seconds.

TARIFF 6 - 5 Passengers or more - For all hirings between 6.00 pm on Christmas Eve, through Christmas Day and Boxing Day and until 7.00 am on the day after Boxing Day, and between 6.00 pm on New Years Eve through New Years Day and until 7.00 am on the day after New Years Day.

If the distance does not exceed 400 yards /192.5 seconds - £5.50

If the distance exceeds 400 yards, for the first 400 yards - £5.50

For each subsequent 93.5 yards or uncompleted part thereof - £0.35

Waiting time – 35p per 45 seconds.

Each item of luggage carried outside the passenger compartment but excluding wheelchairs - £0.20

Each animal carried (excluding guide dogs) - £0.30

Soiling charge (maximum) - £100.00

A driver may also add an additional charge (a surcharge) on top of the maximum set fare when payments are made by a credit card as long as this is information clearly displayed on the outside of the vehicle.


The driver may ask for payment or part payment of the fare up front.

The above information comes from: Durham Taxis ranks and tariff.