Xian Taxi: Xian Taxi Fares, Tips and Phones

Taxi Models in Xian

The main two models of the taxis in Xian are Sonata, Jetta, the red flag, China, Elysee.

Xian taxi – Green and Yellow





Xian Taxi Fares – RMB 6 just for getting in for 2km and RMB 1.5 charged for additional 1km after 2km
Taxis by Melody Hotel where passengers get on and off, a stop for the airport shuttle buses
Taxi Colours in Xian
Most of the taxis in Xian are coloured Green and yellow ( some are black and red )
Xian Taxi Fares
•RMB 6 just for getting in for 2km
•RMB 1.5 charged for additional 1km after 2km
midnight 11:00 pm – 06:30am
•RMB 7 just for getting in for 2km
•RMB 1.8 charged for additional 1km beyond 2km
Waiting in a traffic jam or for the lights to turn green, it is charged as 1 kilometer per 5 minutes.
•No tipping for Xian taxi.
Xian Taxi Call Hotline:
Taxi call or Enquiry in Xian:
Tel: 029-9600138
Xian Major Taxi Companies:
Xian Qin Ken Taxi Company: Tel :7427508 -2233
Xian Tiandu Taxi: Tel: 6711705
Shaanxi Cotton (Group) Taxi  Tel: 7410854
Changle Tourism Motors Taxi Tel: 3234426
Shaanxi Provincial Tourism Taxi Company: Tel: 8233784
Shaanxi Shaanxi Taxi Tel: 3225449
Xi’an Lianhu Taxi Company Tel: 8637066
Xi’an Tourist Taxi Xinhua Industry and Trade Company  Tel: 4253480

Hailing a Taxi in the city of Xian
• Hotels, Scenic Spots, historical Sites, commercial streets, Airport and Train Station are the right places to take a taxi.
• It is difficult to hail a taxi on the streets. be mindful of “black taxis”.
Xian Taxi riders’ rights
As a taxi rider,, you have the rights as below:
Direct driving to your destination without any compulsory car pooling
Go to any place in and beyond Xian

Your car driver should know the streets in Xian and the road to major places in Xian
Your driver should know and abide by all the local 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
Xian Taxi Stands
At present there are 304 taxi stands in the city of Xian. You are highly advised to hail a taxi within a taxi stand. Some of the taxi stands are not reasonably arranged or placed. But it is still a good way to use a taxi stand for hailing a taxi for safety and abiding by the local traffic law and regulations.

Xian Taxi Complaints
If you ever have any problems with a Xian
Taxi, contact the phone number below:
Taxi Supervition: Tel: 029- 9600135, 88887666
Police: 110
Xian Taxi Useful Information
•Using a meter instead of bargaining with your taxi driver
•Say no to a forced pooling taxi
•Estimated taxi fares for the often used taxi service in

Xian Airport – Xian Downtown: RMB 100
Xian Train Station –Xian Downtown RMB 10-15
Xian Downtown – Terra Cotta Army RMB 60-80

06611: Hassle-free Xian 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 Xian guided tours:

Xian Car Rental with Diver  from $65
Xian City Day Tour from US$69
Xian Terracotta Warriors Day Tour A from US$85
Terracotta Army and Song of Everlasting Performance from US$135

Xian 2 Day Tour Package from US$170 p/p
Xian 3 Day Tour Package from US$235 p/p

Terracotta Army  Join-in Escorted Bus Tour RMB 480 p/p
Terracotta Army  Escorted Private Tour  US$ $125 P/P

Further Readings

Beijing Xian High Speed Train Experience
Top 10 Attractions in Xian
Tips for Visiting Muslim Quarter in Xian
Tips for Visiting Xian City Wall
Tips for Visiting Shaanxi History Museum
Tips for Visiting Xian Bell Tower
How Visit Terracotta Army
How to Visit Daming Palace National Heritage Park
Top 10 Photography Spots in Xian
The Night View of Great Tang All Day Mall
Tips for Visiting Hanyang Tombs Xian
The Song of Everlasting Sorrow Show in Xian
Tips for Visiting Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Tips for Visiting Huaqing Hot Springs in Xian
How to Visit Mount Huashan
Top 10 Hostels in Xian
Best Time to Visit Xian

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2 thoughts on “Xian Taxi: Xian Taxi Fares, Tips and Phones

  1. Please provide a quote (how much would it cost) for one way trip, pick up at Chang’an University International Dormitories at 10 AM June 9th, for one passenger, drop off at Xi’an Airport at UNITED Airline.

    Your prompt reply is greatly appreciated.


    Ms. Lau

  2. Dear Ms Lau,

    Thanks for your inquiry! One of our trip advisors wil contact soon for the details. Much appreciated!

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