Average Taxi Fare In South Africa

Taxi Fares in South Africa


Cape Town20.00 R44.00 R
Durban20.00 R85.00 R
Johannesburg25.00 R52.82 R
Pretoria20.00 R100.00 R

Average Taxi Fare In South Africa

Are taxis expensive in South Africa?

Are taxis expensive in South Africa? Despite the uptick in usage, SA Taxi said it has become increasingly expensive to own a taxi in South Africa. The report shows that retail prices for minibus taxis have risen 3.5% since October 2020, with further increases expected this calendar year.

How much does a taxi make per day in South Africa?

about R1,236 every day

an SA taxi every day except Christmas, a taxi in SA earns a monthly average income of about R3,475 or about R1,236 every day.

Is the taxi business profitable in South Africa?

The South African taxi industry continues to expand despite a challenging economy. It is now worth R50 billion in a year, with 69% of households in South Africa using minibus taxis. The taxi business in South Africa remains profitable at any time of the day since people need a way to go to and from places.

How much does a meter taxi cost in South Africa?

Most meter services charge a minimum rate of between R20 and R50 for short trips‚ and then charge per kilometer – from the companies we spoke to‚ this was an average of about R12 a kilometer. An Uber or Taxify cab can be used for as little as R15 for short local trips.

Is Bolt cheaper than Uber in South Africa?

Bolt was the second most affordable on average, at R234 per trip, followed by Uber, which cost R243 per trip. While Uber’s prices were similar to DiDi and Bolt in Gauteng and Cape Town, it was far more expensive in Gqeberha.

How do taxi drivers get paid in South Africa?

In addition, some driver pay is determined by the takings of the taxi – between 25%-30% of the takings per week – while others pay a flat monthly rental fee (R10,000 in January 2016), with drivers taking any additional profits on top of that amount, plus petrol costs.

How much do Uber drivers make in South Africa?

Average Uber Driver monthly pay in South Africa is approximately R 5 060, which is 42% below the national average. Salary information comes from 38 data points collected directly from employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.

Who owns taxis South Africa?

the Transaction Capital group of companies

Who we are. SA Taxi is an independently owned commercial business. It is part of the Transaction Capital group of companies which listed on the JSE in June 2012. SA Taxi was founded in 1996 and now has more than 1252 employees.

Which is the biggest taxi rank in South Africa?

Noord (MTN) Taxi Rank is one of the two largest in the country, functioning as the central hub through which commuters travel to and from all areas (local and long distance) in Gauteng, other provinces, and SADAC countries such as Swaziland, Lesotho, Botswana, and Zimbabwe.