Frequent question: How do I order a taxi in Paris?

You can call a taxi anytime (24 hour service) and anywhere on: 01 45 30 30 30. You can also book a taxi for a specific time: Alpha Taxis: 01 45 85 85 85. Taxis bleus: “Green” taxis (to lower CO2 emissions).

What taxi app is used in Paris?

G7 Taxi is the first taxi booking app in Paris and Ile-de-France elected best application of the year in the “Smart Car” category at the 2019 Trophée des Apps et de l’Internet mobile. Order your taxi in 1 click on your smartphone and access the 9,000 taxi drivers selected and trained to G7 service quality standards.

How do you pay for taxis in Paris?

Be prepared to pay in cash, since drivers aren’t required to accept credit or debit cards. (If the driver does take cards, the cab will have a sign in the back side window.) It’s illegal for taxis to pick up passengers in the street within 50 meters of a taxi stand.

What do you say when ordering a taxi?

When you call up the taxi company, you can ask to book a taxi at a certain time by saying “May I book a taxi at (time)?” or if you would like one right away, you can say “When is the soonest I could book a taxi for?” Next, you need to tell the taxi operator where you are by saying “I’m at (address)” or “Could you send …

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Where can I find taxi stand in Paris?

You will find them on street corners, outside railway stations, at airports and other prime locations. Many maps for Paris show the location of taxi stands as a blue circle with the letter “T” inside.

Is it safe to take taxi in Paris?

Yes, it’s safe, and some of the drivers speak English, but not all of them of course. Have your address written down on a piece of paper to give to the driver, and you won’t really have to communicate beyond that. Do not accept a ride from anyone who approaches you in the terminal or outside the official taxi rank.

Do Taxis in Paris take credit cards 2021?

Most Paris taxis still don’t accept credit cards, so be sure to have about some euro cash with you. (Get it before you leave home.)

How do I get a taxi from the airport in Paris?

Get in an official taxi queue.

At Charles de Gaulle Airport, official and licensed “Taxis Parisiens” (Parisian taxis) park in queues outside the baggage claim areas of each terminal. Follow the signs inside, and look for taxi queue signs outside your terminal, at streetside.

How much does a taxi cost from Charles de Gaulle to Paris?

The fastest way to reach the city centre is by taxi. A taxi from Charles de Gaulle airport to Paris is charged by a flat rate and will cost you 60€.

Are Paris taxis expensive?

Is taxi expensive in Paris? Compared to some other European cities, taxis in Paris aren’t too expensive. You can expect to pay the base fare of €2.60 and then €1.05 per km during the day (10:00 to 17:00) and €1.29 at night (17:00 to 10:00) and weekends.

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Are taxis cheaper than Uber?

Uber is typically cheaper for longer trips moving at a faster speed, while taxis are a better choice for trips in congested areas like New York City.