Getting around is so easy. Grab a cab or ride share in Australia's most mobile city.
Canberra cabs queue to pick up and drop off passengers at Canberra International Airport.

Canberra cabs, taxis and ride sharing services

Getting around Canberra is quick, affordable and easy with a range of options including taxi cabs, and ride sharing options. Most attractions and things to see and do are within a short drive of each other. The advantage for travellers is you can spend more time enjoying your visit and less time getting around. 

Taxis and cabs

Canberra taxis and cabs service the airport, train station, and bus terminus at Jolimont Centre, the city, suburbs and surrounding region including Queanbeyan, Collector and Murrumbateman.

To catch a taxi in Canberra, use a taxi rank where cars park ready for dispatch or phone one of the cab services to book a vehicle. Alternately, use the local taxi apps available for Android and iPhone. Wheelchair accessible taxis need to be booked ahead through 13WATS.

Companies will accept payment by credit cards, Cabcharge vouchers, cash and electronic funds transfer.

Wheelchair Accessible Taxis (13WATS)

Phone ahead on 139 287 to arrange service

ACT Cabs

Phone: 02 6280 0077

Canberra Elite 

Phone: 13 22 27 or SMS your name, pickup address and time to be collected to 0481 072 700


Phone: 1300 222 977

Silver Service 

Phone: 13 31 00

This premium service features luxury sedans and seven seater vans, accredited silver standards, and guaranteed delivery times for with bookings. 

Uber and ride sharing in Canberra

Canberra became the first city in Australia to regulate and promote ride sharing in October 2015. Uber drivers are operating across Australia's capital city. You can find a ride and learn more on the Uber Canberra,website. Download the app from the iTunes store, on Google Play or Microsoft Store. Additional ride sharing options in Canberra include ONTAP and GoCatch