Taxi and Cabs Hire
Melbourne has many taxi companies and cab firms for hire. Please be sure you are using a Victorian Taxi Directorate (VTD) regulated company. Victorian Taxis are now prepaid fares after 10pm.
To book a taxi in regional Victoria, please refer to your local telephone directory.
To book a Wheelchair Accessible Taxi in Melbourne, call 9265 4602 or 9277 3877.
|Company name||Phone number|
|Silver Top Taxis||13 1008|
|Western Suburb Taxi||9689 1144|
| Platinum Taxi (includes associated taxis) ||9090 1800|
|Dandenong Taxis (outer-suburban zone)||9791 2111|
|Frankston Taxis (outer-suburban zone)||9786 3322|
Taxi dome lights indicate availability to people hailing a cab and amber tariff lamps indicate the hiring rate. Use the following LINK
|Dome light illuminated, amber tariff lamps not illuminated||Taxi vacant - for hire|
|Dome light and amber tariff lamps not illuminated|| Taxi not for hire* |
* The "NOT FOR HIRE" sign on passenger sun visor should be visible.
|Dome light not illuminated, one amber tariff lamp illuminated|| Taxi engaged |
Standard hiring (5am to midnight) rates apply
|Dome light not illuminated, both amber tariff lamps illuminated|| |
(midnight to 5am for metro andouter suburban zones,and midnight to 6am)
for country and urban zones); or
Operating at high occupancy tariff
(5 or more passengers, or specific large vehicle booking)
When arriving at Melbourne Airport Please use Taxi Rank Silver TOP