Plan your Chengdu tour? Up to now, Chengdu has approximately 9,000 taxis serving domestic and international passengers. But compared to the number of people in the city, it is a little hard to hail a taxi.
Chengdu taxi drivers are said to be ‘living maps’. They can give helpful suggestions on where to have dinner and to have fun in Chengdu.
You can see the taxis of Jetta, Santana, Fukang and Citron running on the Chengdu street..
• RMB8 flag-down for the first 3km
• RMB1.9 per from 3km to 10km
•RMB9 flag-down for the first 3km
•RMB2.2 from 3km to 10km
• RMB3.3 per from 10km to 60km
Chengdu Taxi Company Bookings
If you need to book a taxi, please make the call as following:
•Chengdu Rongcheng Taxi Company Tel:028-85195286
•Chengdu Beite Taxi Company. Tel:028-85199519
Chengdu Jinhui Taxi Company Tel: 028-89550745
Hailing a Chengdu City Taxi
The best places to hail a taxi is near the Station, the Airport, Bus stop, Scenic Spots, Hotel and the taxi stands in Chengdu
Chengdu 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 Chengdu
Your car driver knows the streets in Chengdu and the way to major destinations in Chengdu;
Your driver should know and abide by all traffic laws;
Air-conditioning on demand;
A radio-free trip;
A clean passenger seat area;
A clean trunk
A driver uses the horn only when necessary to warn of danger;
Tips: Please remember to ask for and keep the receipt cause there is taxi identification number on it and this comes in handy when you forget some valuables in a taxi.Chengdu Taxi Stands
At the beginning of the year 2010, 162 taxi stands went to the post. But it has low usage rate, no taxi, no person. People still get used to hailing taxi along the Chengdu street.
Chengdu Taxi Complaints
If you have any problem with a taxi in Chengdu. please contact the following:
•Chengdu Taxi Complaining No.: 028-86668077
Chengdu Taxi Useful Information
•Using a meter instead of bargaining with the cab driver
•If you want to take a taxi to suburban areas of Chengdu you can have a bargain with the driver before you get in the taxi.
•Chengdu Downtown – Chengdu Shuangliu Airport: RMB70 – 100
•Chengdu Eastern Railway Station- Chengdu Shuangliu Airport: RMB60 – 85
•Huanglongxi Ancient Town- Chengdu Shuangliu Airport: RMB80
Tip: Hassle-free Chengdu Guided Tours
If you don’t want to go the do-it-yourself route and prefer the hassle-free escorted tours, here are some options for Chengdu Guided Tours:
Best Time to Visit Chengdu
Du Fu Thatched Cottage
Jinsha Site Museum
Tomb of Wangjian
Wangjiang Tower Park
Qingyang Taoist Temple
Shaoling Road Bar Street
Jiuyanqiao Bar Street
Any questions, just drop a line.