Taxi Transfers To and From Charlotte Douglas Airport

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Charlotte Douglas Airport Taxis - Fares, Distances and Where to Find Them

When arriving at Charlotte Douglas International Airport please remember to collect all your luggage and personal belongings from the baggage claim area before proceeding to your choice of transfer from the airport. Choices of transfer include rental cars, bus service and taxis, as well as ride shares and shuttles.

Taxis at Charlotte Douglas Airport

Taxi cabs are available at the taxi rank located on the curbside outside of the Arrivals/Baggage Claim area of the airport terminal. There is also an attendant on duty to assist travelers from early morning until just after midnight.

4 taxi companies have been approved as official taxi providers at the airport, City Cab, Crown Cab, Green Cab and Yellow Cab and they are annually evaluated to make sure they adhere to the guidelines required by CLT, including having a GPS system and credit card technology.

The taxi cabs all accept major credit cards, including American Express, Discovery, MasterCard and VISA.

Taxi Rates at Charlotte Douglas Airport

Taxi rates differ depending on the destination, mileage and travel time, as well as the number of passengers in the taxi cab. These rates are based on up to two passengers. The rates listed below are current at the time of writing, to make sure what the current rates are please check here.

  • Drop Charge: $2.50 (No Mileage)
  • Mileage Rate: $ 0.50 per each 1/5th mile
  • *Time Rate: $ 0.50 per minute
  • Additional Passengers: $2.00 each after the first two passengers. Children under the age of 3 travel for free.

*When the vehicle speed falls down below 15 miles per hour the meter changes to time rate instead of mileage rate.

The average fare for the journey to City Center Charlotte is $25.00.

Other taxi companies may pick up travelers that have pre-arranged for a taxi to retrieve them from the airport. Fares and quality are not guaranteed with these companies as they are not under official airport service.

Ride Shares, Shuttles and Limousines at Charlotte Douglas Airport

These services are pre-arranged privately by the traveler or their representative.

Rideshare companies most often require downloading the company’s application on the smartphone.