Chongqing Taxi: Chongqing Taxi Fares, Tips and Phones

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Plan your Chongqing tour? Traveling around the megacity of Chongqing by taxi is a smart and affordable way of transportation on your first trip to Chongqing. Basically it is convenient to hail a taxi running on the streets in Chongqing. But if you want to catch a flight or train, advanced booking is highly recommended.

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If you want to rent a car with driver to visit Chongqing on your own way, check out the link for more information:  Chongqing Car Rental.

Taxi Models in Chongqing
The mainly models of taxies include Jetta, Beverly, Charade, Santana and Red Flag…

Chongqing Taxi Fares:
Taxi in Yellow
• RMB5 at the first 3km
• RMB1.2 for per additional km
Taxi in While
• RMB7 at the first 3km
•RMB1.6-2.4 for per additional km
•The taxi will be charge for extra 15% during daily 22:00-7:00

Chongqing Taxi Company Bookings
If you need to book a taxi in Chongqing, please make the call as following:
• Chongqing Shunming Taxi Co., Ltd. Tel: 023-52227208
• Chongqing Gongyun Taxi Co., Ltd. Tel: 023-63316190

Hailing a Taxi in Chongqing City
•The best places to hail a taxi is on the stteets, near the Station, Scenic Spots, Hotels.
•It is very easy to hail a taxi on the streets. People prefer to hail a taxi near a bus stop instead of those taxi stands.

Chongqing Taxi rider’s rights
As a taxi rider, you have the rights below:
Direct drive to your destination and no compulsory car pooling
Go to any destination in and beyond Chongqing
Your car driver knows the streets in Chongqing and the way to major destinations in Chongqing;
Your driver should know and abide by all traffic laws;
Air-conditioning on demand;
A radio-free trip;
No Smoking
A clean passenger seat area;
A clean trunk
A driver uses the horn only when necessary to warn of danger;
No Tipping

Chongqing Taxi Stands
There are some taxi stands on the main streets in Chongqing. but most of these taxi stands are no more than ornaments, neglected both by taxi drivers and passengers. People just hail a taxi anywhere they feel safe and convenient.

Chongqing Taxi Complaints
If you have any problem with a taxi in Chongqing, please contact the following:
•Chongqing Service Complaint: Tel: 023-96096

Chongqing Taxi Useful Information
•Using a meter instead of bargaining with the cab driver
•Refusing a forced pooling taxi
•Chongqing Airport – Chongqing Downtown: RMB40-70
•Chongqing Airport – Chongqing Station: RMB50

Tip:  Hassle-free Chongqing Guided Tours
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If you don’t want to go the do-it-yourself route and prefer the hassle-free escorted tours,  here are some options for Chongqing Guided Tours:

Chongqing Half Day Highlight Tour   from US$35 p/p
Chongqing One Day Highlight Tour  from US$45 p/p
Chongqing 3 Day Classic Tour  from US$165 p/p
Chongqing Dazu Grottoes Day Tour  US$ 90 p/p
Chongqing Fishing City + Ciqikou Old Town Day Tour  from US$65 p/p

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6 Responses to “Chongqing Taxi: Chongqing Taxi Fares, Tips and Phones”

  1. Arianna says:

    Hello, I’d like to book a taxi from Shibaozhai Red Pagoda to Chongqing Airport. I’m only 1 person and I don’t need luxury cars. How much the fare will be please?

  2. Daniel says:

    Dear Arianna,

    Shibaozhai Red Pagoda is located about 240 km to the northeast of Chongqing Airport. Basically it costs about 100 yuan. Just for your reference.

  3. Kris says:

    Hi, are there any wheelchair accessible taxis i can book to go from airport to hotel? Chongqing airport to The Westin Chongqing Liberation Square Hotel. Thank you.

  4. Daniel says:

    Dear Kris,

    As far as I know, there are very few accessible taxis in Chongqing. Maybe you may ask your hotel for assistance. Have a nice time in Chongqing!

  5. Kris says:

    Daniel, thanks for your quick reply!

    Yes, I’m finding it really challenging and frustrating to get any information on wheelchair accessible transportation in Chongqing. I’m getting the idea that there are no taxis, the hotel and even the China based travel agency can’t point me to any. Are there any other transportation services besides taxis that can load a wheelchair? How do wheelchair users get around in Chongqing?

    Thank you for your time.

  6. Daniel says:

    Dear Kris,

    Thanks for your inquiry! It is a bit tough question for me regarding How wheelchair users get around in Chongqing. Basically, unlike Canada and the US, you have accessible buses or other transportation tools for wheelchair users, we have little or less developed public transport system for wheelchair users. As far as I know, most of them have to reduce their outdoor time. This is only my personal view.

    Awfully sorry for my inability to solve your problem. Hope you have good luck on your trip to Chongqing!

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