Below are services for New York taxi fare calculations that will aid you budgeting for a trip in and around the City of New York.
Please note that some services do not calculate tips and that fare estimate between 6:00 AM and 4:00 PM (06:00 H and 16:00 H) will be lower as there are no peak and night surcharges (as shown below) so please be sure to enter a time of the day if asked when calculating fares so that you will receive a correct estimate. If the AM or PM option is not shown, the calculator will be using military time so you will be required to add twelve (12) hours to times needed between 1:00 PM and 11:59 PM so 1:15 PM would becomes 13:15 H.
The services listed above will utilize the following formulas below to help determine your fare and to provide you with a proper estimates for your trip.
Initial fare – $2.50 (plus $0.50 surcharge as of Nov. 1, 2009)
Each 1/5 mile (4 blocks) – $0.40
Each 1 minute idle – $0.40
Peak surcharge – $1.00 (after 4pm until 8pm Mon-Fri)
Night surcharge – $0.50 (after 8pm until 6am)
Tolls – $extra
Additional riders – FREE (Car: 4 pass; Van: 5 pass)
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