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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 24th July 2023




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Rate 2


Rate 3


Mon -  Fri 06:30 - 18:00

Sat 07:00 - 13:00

Mon – Fri 18:00 – 00:00

Sat 13:00 – 00:00

Sun 07:00 – 00:00

Bank Holidays 07:00 – 18:00

Mon – Fri 00:00 - 06:30

Sat, Sun 00.00 - 07.00

Bank Holidays 00:00-07:00 and 18:00-06:30

Xmas 12.00 24th Dec - 07.00 27th Dec

New Year 12.00 31st Dec - 07.00 2nd Jan

Starting Rate

£3.40 For first 200 yards or part thereof

£3.80 For first 170 yards or part thereof

£4.50 For first 155 yards or part thereof

Increments thereafter


For every following 200 yards or part thereof


For every following 170 yards or part thereof


For every following 155 yards or part thereof

Waiting time

30p every 40 seconds

30p every 30 seconds

30p every 25 seconds

Approximate Fares

First Mile

Every following Mile

Waiting one minute



















For each passenger over one per journey 30p       

For each parcel or package 30p  

For each bicycle £1.20         

Soiling charge  £80.00      

Pushchairs, wheelchairs will be carried free of charge

Guide, hearing, or assistance dogs will be carried free of charge

Dogs except guide, hearing or assistance dogs, £150 - same charge irrespective of number of dogs carried

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

1.      The carriage of packages or bicycles or animals (apart from guide, hearing or assistance dogs) or intoxicated or troublesome persons, is at the driver’s discretion.

2.      Guide, hearing or assistance dogs must be carried unless the driver has an exemption on medical grounds.

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

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