Amsterdam Taxi Rates: Basic rates and fees
Amsterdam is a popular city, traveling by taxi is a good way to enjoy Amsterdam. However, it can be difficult to find good Amsterdam taxi rates. There are many ways to estimate the average price, and how can these costs be compared? How much costs a taxi transfer in Amsterdam? Let’s take a look at some basic information first.
Taking a taxi in Amsterdam can be expensive if you do not pay attention to the basics. Around the city, there are special taxi stands where you can take a licensed taxi. Legal taxis have a blue license plate and each car has a taximeter and all taxi drivers have a license visible in the car. If you get a taxi from Amsterdam Airport, always check if it’s a legal taxi. Always take a taxi that you have booked online or walk to the official taxi stands. Do not use the services of people who offer you unrequested taxi services.
If you are arriving at Schiphol Airport and you want to take a taxi from the Airport, be aware that in some periods and by special events, there are long lines at the airport. If you want to take a taxi to Amsterdam, it can take you more than 2 hours!. It’s best to order a taxi online, take the train or the bus. Be aware that to not be cheated into taking an illegal taxi which can cost you a lot of money.
Within the city, there are good alternatives: take the tram or walk, in Amsterdam everything is nearby. The Central Station of Amsterdam is located 5 min. from Amsterdam city Center.
Tabel: maximum rates taxi (1 january 2020)
|Type Taxi Transport||Maximum start-price||Maximum kilometre -price||Maximum time price (per minute)|
|Standard Sedan (max. 4 persons)||€ 3,26||€ 2,40||€ 0,40|
|Minivan (5 to 8 persons)||€ 6,63||€ 3,02||€ 0,45|
Amsterdam Taxi Fare: Some Examples of a routes.
One of the best ways to determine the exact rate is to enter search terms such as “costs taxi Amsterdam” or “taxi rates/fare Amsterdam”. Having said this, let’s provide a few examples.
Those who require a basic sedan (up to four passengers) for services between Schiphol Airport and the city center of Amsterdam can expect to pay (approximately) between €35 and €70 euros.
Larger vehicles such as a minivan (up to eight passengers) will cost between €50 to €90 euros for the same distance.
We should also point out that the ultimate cost will depend upon the time of day as well as the current traffic conditions. The morning and evening rush hours are generally associated with slight delays. There can also be times when you are required to wait due to specific events or festivals. For instance, Keukenhof Gardens can be associated with waits of up to two hours. A taxi between the airport and Keukenhof Gardens will cost between €75 and €150 euros. It is best to contact a taxi provider if you require multiple bookings.
The costs of Limousine Taxi Service
Of all of the taxis, Amsterdam has to offer, you might require personalized services. Also called Limousine services. Those who desire a private and exclusive vehicle will generally be charged between €50 to €120 euros (to Amsterdam city center). Some amenities associated with this option include:
- Passengers will be met by the chauffeur at the arrivals gate. (Meet & Greet Service)
- Drivers will help with any luggage.
- Chauffeurs will wait if the flight is delayed.
- English-speaking drivers.
Numerous luxury options are offered within the vehicle.
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