Administration and Regulatory Affairs

Vehicle for Hire Permitting and Enforcement - Taxicabs

1002 Washington Avenue
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 832.394.8803  |  Fax: 832.395.9632
Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Six in the City: A flat rate of $6.00 shall be imposed for trips entirely within the central business district.

City of Houston Taxicab
Meter Rate

Daytime Mileage Rate

$2.91 first 1/11 mile (Drop Rate)

$2.31/additional mile

($0.21/additional 1/11 miles)

Nighttime Mileage Rate

$3.91 first 1/11 mile (Drop Rate)

$2.31 / additional mile

($0.21/additional 1/11 miles)

Waiting Time

$24.00

City of Houston Airport Zone Rates

George Bush Intercontinental Airport
(IAH) Zone Rates — Daytime Trip

George Bush Intercontinental Airport
(IAH) Zone Rates — Nighttime Trip

Zone

Current

Zone

Current

1

$47.68

1

$48.68

2

$55.64

2

$56.64

3

$63.54

3

$64.54

4

$68.85

4

$69.85

5

$77.32

5

$78.32

6

$85.80

6

$86.80

7

$92.72

7

$93.72

8

$110.71

8

$111.71

9

$36.04

9

$37.04

10

$43.42

10

$44.42

William Hobby Airport
(HOU) Zone Rates — Daytime Trip

William Hobby Airport
(HOU) Zone Rates — Nighttime Trip

Zone

Current

Zone

Current

1

$33.90

1

$34.90

2

$27.56

2

$28.56

3

$40.77

3

$41.77

4

$57.72

4

$58.72

5

$65.16

5

$66.16

6

$74.15

6

$75.15

7

$85.28

7

$86.28

8

$75.19

8

$76.19

9

$39.73

9

$40.73

10

$91.10

10

$92.10

11

$84.24

11

$85.24

View the Hobby Taxi Rate Zone Map (.pdf)

View the IAH Taxi Rate Zone Map (.pdf)

For questions, concerns or complaints please contact Nikki Cooper, Division Manager at 832.394.8803.