Charlotte taxi rates

The rates charged by Charlotte taxicab companies and their cab drivers are set by the City of Charlotte. Use the information to estimate for next ride with Cab Hound. The actual cost of a fare is calculated based on the meter in the taxicab. 

Initial charge

Per 1/5 mile

Per minute




The official Charlotte taxicab rates for 2017

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Passenger Vehicles for Hire (PVH) Office sets the taxi rates for the city of Charlotte.

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Popular Charlotte taxi fares

Estimates of popular Charlotte taxi fares in the Charlotte area

Ballantyne to Charlotte/Douglas International Airport (CLT)

$57.00 including 15% tip

Ballantyne to the Spectrum Center

$54.00 including 15% tip

Hilton Hotel to Charlotte/Douglas International Airport (CLT)


Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

Where are the taxis at Charlotte Douglas Airport (CLT)?

Taxi service is available curbside, on the Baggage Claim level. An attendant is on duty to assist passengers from 6:45 a.m. – 12:15 a.m. 

What taxi companies serve Charlotte Douglas Airport (CLT)? 

Although passengers may prearrange to use any taxi service provider, there are four taxi companies available through the Airport’s taxi queue: City Cab, Crown Cab, Green ab and Yellow Cab.

These companies are evaluated annually to ensure all taxis have a GPS system, credit card technology and adhere to guidelines set forth by CLT.

How much is a taxi to / from Charlotte Douglas Airport (CLT)?

There is a base rate of $25 for taxicab rides to Charlotte. The fare is only $14 with 3 miles of the airport.