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Taxi Fares

Stroud District Council sets a table of fares which is the maximum that taxis licensed by Stroud District Council can charge customers.

Private hire fares are not set by the Council. The fare is agreed between the operator and the customer when the journey is booked.

Stroud District Taxi Fares from 1 February 2018




Rate 1


Rate 2


Rate 3


Mon - Fri

06:00 - 18:00


07:00 - 13:00

Mon – Fri

18:00 – 00:00


13:00 – 00:00

Sun and Bank Holidays

07:00 – 00:00

Mon – Fri    

00:00 - 06:00 


Sat, Sun and Bank Holidays

 00:00 – 07:00


12.00 24th Dec – 07:00 27th Dec

New Year

12.00 31st Dec – 07:00 2nd Jan

Starting Rate


For first 240 yards or part thereof


For first 200 yards or part thereof


For first 175 yards or part thereof

Increments thereafter


For every following 240 yards or part thereof


For every following 200 yards or part thereof


For every following 175 yards or part thereof

Waiting time

30p every 46 seconds

30p every 35 seconds

30p every 25 seconds

Approximate Fares

First Mile

Every following Mile

Waiting one minute

















For each passenger over one per journey     20p                

For each bicycle                                       £1.20

For each parcel or package                           20p                  

Soiling charge                                         £75.00

Pushchairs, wheelchairs and guide, hearing or assistance dogs will be carried free of charge

Conditions of Hiring

The charges printed above are the maximum permitted to be charged for each journey within the District of Stroud

1.     The carriage of packages, bicycles or pushchairs is at the driver’s discretion.

2.     Animals, intoxicated or troublesome persons carried at driver’s discretion.

3.     At driver’s discretion, a deposit may be required prior to journey commencing.

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