Yellow Cab of Charleston
A Part of Your Journey
24 Hour Service: 843-577-6565
 
Rates

$4.00 (drop) for first 2 miles.
35 cents per 1/5th thereafter.

Waiting Time: 20 cents per minute; $12 per hour.

$1 per extra passenger.

$5 Flat Fee on the Charleston Peninsula (plus any applicable extras).

Gas Surcharges have been authorized by the City of Charleston, pending the price of gasoline. Please see the table to the right for details.

The final amount you pay is based on what the taxi meter reads down to the latest 1/5 mile.  Your taxi driver may choose to charge you less than the meter, but never more.

Additional Fees:

Pet Fee: $2 per pet

Oversized Bags: $1 per piece

Groceries: 3 Bags Free, $1 for 1-6 extra (if driver is assisting)

Moving Fee: $15 each way


Children 1 year and under must be in a car seat.

NOTE: All taxi cabs are REQUIRED to take the most direct route to their destinations, or the route requested by passengers. 
Yellow Cab of Charleston is a metered taxi company. If for whatever reason the meter is not running on your journey, please call 843-580-2060.


Estimated Fares for Popular Journeys

Although we cannot quote you an exact fare, below are some estimates of our most popular journeys. Please remember, applicable extra charges (gas surcharge, extra passengers, etc) will be added to the following fares.

Downtown - Charleston International Airport - - $23

Downtown - Folly Beach - $22

Downtown - Amtrak - $16

Downtown - Bus Station - $13


New Area Minimum Pricing

(as of July 2, 2012)

Awendaw - $25

Daniel Island - $10

Edisto - $35

Folly Beach - $16

Goose Creek/Menriv - $14

Hollywood/Yonges Island - $25

Isle of Palms - $18

James Island - $10

Jedburg - $20

Johns Island - $15

Kiawah Island - $35 plus $12 Gate Fee

Ladson - $16

Moncks Corner - $35

Mt Pleasant - $8

North Charleston - $8

Park West - $16

Ravenel - $18

Red Top - $16

Sullivans Island/Dunes West - $16

Summerville - $18

Wadamalaw - $20-$30  WEST ASHLEY - $6


Gasoline Surcharge Rates

(if the price of gasoline surpasses the following price levels per gallon, the City of Charleston has authorized the following surcharges per fare):


Gas Price            Surcharge

$3.00                    $0.50

$3.50                    $1.00

$4.00                    $1.50

$4.50                    $2.00

$5.00                    $2.50

$6.00                    $3.00

$6.50                    $3.50

Authorized by the City of Charleston March 22, 2011

We Are Now Accepting All Major Credit Cards.