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SEE: 2024 airport taxi rates and fares for other trips in France

Paris, Nice, Toulouse, Lyon and several other cities have set prices for popular routes

Taxis must follow the state regulated prices or risk facing steep fines Pic: Jose HERNANDEZ Camera 51 / Shutterstock

The price of taxis in France is prescribed each year by a strict guide that includes specific stipulations for several major cities and common routes, such as trips to and from airports.

The new price guidance for taxis was published in the Journal Officiel, the government’s official gazette, on January 22, 2024.

These rules apply to all vehicles registered as taxis, but not to private vehicles such as Ubers or BlablaCars.

The state-regulated prices are calculated automatically and displayed on the taximeter, which must be visible to passengers.

Drivers who do not adhere to them can face fines of up to €3,000 in addition to losing the right to work as a registered taxi.  

2024 changes

This year the prices have increased. In particular:

  • The minimum price is now €8 (it was €7.30 in 2023)
  • The collection price is now €4.40 maximum (€4.18 in 2023) 
  • The price per km is now €1.27 maximum (€1.21 in 2023)
  • The hourly rate is now €41.06 (€38.96 in 2023)  

How much does a taxi cost in France in 2024?

Regulated taxi prices on February 1, 2024

Type of price

Price

Basic Rates

Collection cost

€4.40 maximum

Rate per km

€1.27 maximum

Hourly rate (in case the taxi is stuck in traffic or waiting for collection)

€41.06 maximum

Minimum trip cost

€8

Extras

Paris taxis (and Orly taxis)

Immediate booking

€4

Booking in advance

€7

Passenger cost (after fifth passenger

€5.50 

Non-parisian taxis

Passenger cost (after fifth passenger

€4 

Baggage or pages (cumbersome items)

€2

Lyon taxis

Immediate booking

€2

Booking in advance

€4 

Nice taxis

Immediate booking

€4 

Booking in advance

€4 

Cannes and Antibes taxis

Immediate booking

€3

Booking in advance

€3

Toulouse taxis 

Booking with collection from a taxi rank

€3

Booking with collection outside of a taxi rank

€7

Paris airport prices

Charles-de-Gaulle airport to Paris right bank

€56

Charles-de-Gaulle airport to Paris left bank

€65

Orly airport to Paris right bank

€44

Orly airport to Paris left bank

€36

Nice airport prices

Nice airport to Cannes

€85

Nice airport to Monaco

€95

Nice airport to Nice town centre

€32

Nice airport to Antibes

€72

Toulouse airport prices

Toulouse airport to Toulouse zone 1

€15

Toulouse airport to Toulouse zone 2

€26

Toulouse airport to Toulouse zone 3

€37

Aéroport de Toulouse Blagnac-Toulouse zone 4

€47

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