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World Taxi Prices: The most expensive airports to hail a ride

The airports with the highest taxi fare in the world are Hiroshima and Oita in Japan – both airports have an average taxi fare of US$165.

With travel beginning to open up around the world, people will be budgeting for a long-awaited vacation. But short of parachuting out of the plane, sometimes there is no reasonable option but to take a taxi from the airport.
 
So which taxi rides will make the biggest dent in your holiday budget?
 
FleetLogging.com has discovered the airports that charge the most for a taxi ride to the city centre, and the airport taxis that charge the most per kilometre.

Here are the top headlines to come out of the study:

  • The airports with the highest taxi fare in the world are Hiroshima and Oita in Japan – both airports have an average taxi fare of US$165.
  • The cheapest airport-city taxi ride costs a dollar and is found at Cadjehoun Airport in Cotonou, Benin.
  • The priciest taxi per kilometer is at Bodø Airport, Norway ($9.38/km).
  • America’s most expensive airport taxi takes you from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport to Hilton Head, South Carolina, for $107.50
  • The UK's most expensive taxi is from London Southend airport to the capital's centre and would set you back US$146 (£104 GBP, making it the third most expensive in the world & the most expensive in Europe.
Tatiana Rokou

Tatiana is the news coordinator for TravelDailyNews Media Network (traveldailynews.gr, traveldailynews.com and traveldailynews.asia). Her role includes monitoring the hundreds of news sources of TravelDailyNews Media Network and skimming the most important according to our strategy.

She holds a Bachelor's degree in Communication & Mass Media from Panteion University of Political & Social Studies of Athens and she has been editor and editor-in-chief in various economic magazines and newspapers.

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