Canberra cabs and ride sharing

Canberra cabs and ride sharing

Let someone else do the driving

Getting around Canberra is quick, affordable and easy with its various taxi cabs and ride sharing services. Most attractions and things to see and do are located very close to each other, so order your car, then sit back, relax and enjoy the short drive. 

Taxis and cabs

Canberra taxi cabs can take you wherever you need to go – whether it’s to a winery on the outskirts of the city, a restaurant in a bustling precinct, or to visit a friend in a distant suburb. The airport, train station and even regional towns such as Queanbeyan and Murrumbateman are also serviced by local operators.

To catch a taxi in Canberra, use a taxi rank where the clearly marked cars are parked and ready for dispatch. You can also phone ahead or book online.

Canberra taxi companies include:

ACT Cabs Phone: 02 6280 0077 or book online.

Canberra Elite Phone: 6126 1600 or SMS your name, pickup address and time to be collected to 0481 072 700. Book, track and prepay online.

Silver Service Phone: 13 31 00 or book online. This premium service features luxury sedans and seven seater vans, accredited silver standards, and guaranteed delivery times with travel bookings. 

Wheelchair accessible taxis must be booked ahead. Phone 13WATS (139 287), email [email protected] or book online.

Canberra taxis and cabs accept payment by credit cards, Cabcharge vouchers, cash and electronic funds transfer.

A car drives past the glass panelled facade of the Canberra Airport.
Canberra Airport is serviced by taxis and ridesharing options


Uber and ride sharing in Canberra

Did you know Canberra was the first city in Australia to regulate and promote ride sharing?

Bringing together drivers and riders at the tap of a button, Uber drivers are now operating across Australia’s capital, including the airport. 

Find a ride and learn more on the Uber Canberra website, then download the app from the iTunes storeGoogle Play or Microsoft Store.

GoCatch is another ride sharing options in Canberra, or if you are after a pick up service to drive you and your car, PKUP could be your answer.

So let someone else take care of the driving, and download our official visitor guide to plan out the perfect itinerary.