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Taxis in Granada
Page updated 21st January 2017
Taxis en Granada
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Taxis in Granada: information and taxi ranks

Basic Information about Taxis

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Introduction:
Taxis in Granada are white with a green stripe and are not expensive. There are two taxi companies operating in the centre of Granada: TELERADIO TAXI (958 280 654) and RADIOTAXI GENIL (958 132 323). A different company operates the service from Granada airport to the city centre. It is not possible to order taxis in advance. Unfortunately, the taxi companies do not speak English. They use a semi-automated system: you speak to an operator to say where you are, you then listen to music while the operator contacts taxis near you, and finally, you will hear a fast, recorded message either saying that "Taxi number xxx is on its way" (El taxi número xxx está en camino) or that "No taxis are available at the moment. Please try again in 5 minutes". If you don't speak Spanish, it is sometimes difficult to understand what they have said.

Hailing a taxi:
Unlike some other countries, you can hail a taxi on the street or catch one from one of the many taxi ranks in Granada. For more information about the location of taxi ranks in Granada, see the map below.

 

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Official Taxi Fares in the Centre of Granada

Prices are controlled by the Andalusian Government so both companies have the same prices in the centre of Granada. When you get into the taxi, the taxi metre will show a 1 or 2 depending on the time zone. The taximeter will show a starting price which will then increase with distance and time. In the centre of Granada, times, days and holidays are all programmed into the taximeter so you just pay the price shown.

NORMAL TARIFF - TARIFA 1 - 07:00 - 22:00 (Sunday to Thursday) and 07:00 - 21:00 (Friday)
The initial price is 1.52€.
The price for each additional kilometre is 0.82€
The minimum price is 4.04€
Waiting time is 21.16€/hour

NIGHT TARIFF - TARIFA 2 - 22:00 - 07:00 (Sunday to Thursday) and 21:00 - 00:00 (Friday) + FIESTAS + Saturdays (00:00 - 00:00)
The initial price is 1.92€.
The price for each additional kilometre is 1.04€
The minimum price is 5.02€
Waiting time is 26.48€/hour

SUPPLEMENTS
In addition to these prices, there is a supplement of 0.51€ for taxis leaving the bus or train station and a supplement of 0.51€ per suitcase.

ALHAMBRA
There is a minimum fare to the Alhambra of 4.17€ during the day or 5.20€ at night.

NIGHT TARIFF - TARIFA NOCTURNA
There is a more expensive tariff for weekends so expect to pay more if you catch a taxi between 01:00 and 06:00 on Saturdays and holidays.

   

Airport Taxi Fares: Airport to Granada

The airport taxi company has set prices for the different areas of Granada and the taxi driver will not use the taximeter. Although some taxi drivers have been known to overcharge customers, officially established prices do exist for the trip from the airport to Granada. Here are the official prices for 2014. Tariff 1 is in operation from Monday to Friday and Tariff 2 is in operation on Saturday, Sunday and fiestas.

FROM THE AIRPORT TO:

MONDAY - FRIDAY
SATURDAY, SUNDAY, FIESTAS
CENTRE OF GRANADA
26€
28€
REALEJO
28€
30€
ALBAYCÍN
30€
32€
PALACIO CONGRESOS
26€
28€
LA CHANA
23€
25€
ESTACIÓN AUTOBUSES
25€
27€

 

LOST PROPERTY
If you leave anything in a taxi, someone may hand it in and it is always worth phoning the taxi companies to see if they have found something. As taxi drivers tend to work the same shifts, it is a good idea to phone the next day at the same time and quote where you were picked up and your destination.

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