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City Of Clumbia Ordinance Vehicle For Hire Rates For Taxi Service; Taximeters


Rate Structure:
Effective November 7, 2011,
the maximum rates to be charged for taxi
service are established as follows:
Effective October 1, 2016,
the maximum rates to be charged for Carolina Taxi
Service are established as follows:
City of Columbia RATES CAROLINA TAXI RATES
1. First 1/10 mile $2.25 $1.75
2. Each additional 1/10 mile $0.25 $0.175
3. Each additional passenger over two $0.50 Free
4. Trunk space $2.00 No Charge
5. Waiting time, per hour $18.00 $12.00
6. Traffic Delay Charge: The clock on the meter will take over after the Cab’s speed goes below 5 miles per hour, during which time the meter will register at the rate of $18.00 per hour. The clock on the meter will take over after the Cab’s speed goes below 5 miles per hour, during which time the meter will register at the rate of $12.00 per hour.
7. Senior citizens (60 years of age and over),
Student & Military:
are to be given a 10% discount off the rates outlined in (a)(1) and (2) above. Other charges apply as are outlined in (a)(3) through (8) above. are to be given a 15% discount off the rates outlined in (a)(1) and (2) above. Other charges apply as are outlined in (a)(3) through (8) above.

Sec. 24-144. - Failure to pay for taxi service.

It shall be unlawful for any person to engage or use a taxicab in the city not intending to pay for the service at the time such vehicle is engaged and with the intent to defraud the owner or driver of such vehicle of the value of the use thereof.

Airport Transfers rates



Luxury Sedans
Starting at $74.00


Luxury Sport Utility Vehicles
Starting at $74.00


Stretch Town Car
Starting at $100


S.U.V.
Starting at $100

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