Adelaide metropolitan taxis

The companies listed below are the main taxi companies operating in the Adelaide metropolitan area.

Adelaide Independent Taxi Service
Phone 13 22 11

Suburban Taxi
Phone 13 10 08

Yellow Cabs South Australia
Phone 13 22 27

Smartphone apps

See the Australian Taxi Industry Association website for a list of authorised smartphone apps for booking taxis in South Australia.

Taxi fares and charges

Four tariff rates apply for taxi journeys in Adelaide. Tariff one and tariff two apply to one to four passengers and tariff three and tariff four apply to five passengers or more.

Tariff one and tariff three are the normal tariff rates applied and tariff two and tariff four are a higher rate that applies between 7:00 pm and 6:00 am Monday to Friday, and on weekends and public holidays.

Payment options

Taxi fares can usually be paid by cash, EFTPOS, debit and credit cards, Cabcharge or SATSS voucher.

It's a good idea to ask the driver about the payment options and approximate cost before the start of your trip. The driver may also request proof of payment from you.

At the end of your trip you must pay the metered fare plus any additional charges or tolls that may apply.

Taxi ranks

Supervised taxi ranks offer extra public protection and security with lights and supervision by a concierge and a security officer. They operate between 11.00 pm and 3.00 am on Fridays and between 11.00 pm and 5.00 am Saturdays.

Supervised taxi ranks in Adelaide include:

  • North Terrace entrance to the Adelaide Casino 
  • the corner of Pulteney Street and Rundle Mall
  • King William Street entance to Rundle Mall
  • the south eastern corner of Morphett and Hindley Streets
  • at Glenelg on Colley Terrace (near Moseley Square).

Taxi feedback, compliments and complaints

For further information or to lodge a compliment or complaint, telephone the taxi customer feedback line on 1300 311 108.

To lodge a compliment or complaint, you need to provide the time and date of your journey, the name of the taxi company, the taxi's number plate or the driver's number.

Country taxi and non-metropolitan hire cars

Country taxi and non-metropolitan (NV) hire cars are available in many regional communities. Contact details for these services are available on Bus SA.

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Page last updated: 16 March 2016