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Book a Taxi online at Heathrow airport transfer bookings

All Terminals at Heathrow Airport have taxi ranks located outside, the taxi's are all licensed and there are nearly always enough to meet demand, due to the computer operating queuing system in place. This system is professionally run and if there a few of you sharing the cab it can work out quite reasonable per person. It takes between 30 minutes to an hour to reach central London, which will depend on the traffic. The cost will be between

£40 -£70 to get to London centre which is 15m/24Km which will be metered on the taxi. If you require to go outside of London it is best to agree a price before departure.

Taxi fares are calculated using a variety of factors including the time taken, the distance to the destination, the time of day of travel and the day of the week. A Guide to Taxi Prices can be found on the Transport for London government Website Taxi Price Information

 

London Taxi's are licensed to carry 5 people, but the luggage space tends to be limited to around 3 suitcases.

 

Accessibility

Taxi's from Heathrow Airport are all provide wheelchair access with the use of portable ramps that are stored in the cab at all times. This is true for all of London's licensed black cabs. A number of extra features are slowly being introduced into the Taxi's, to aid travellers with special needs including thise with hearing and sight problems, such as swivel seats, seat sight patches, big coloured grab handles, an intercom and an induction loop for hearing aids.

Assistance dogs can also accompany there owners free of charge.

 

Private Hire Taxi

 

Another option to arranging a taxi from Heathrow is to pre-order one with a private hire company before your arrival. Depending on the firm chosen you can pre-order the taxi or phone on arrival at Heathrow. Choosing this method will allow you a more varied range of cars with estate cars allowing you to carry more luggage, 8 seater taxis and 16 seater minibuses can also be arranged. Many firms will offer you the added luxury of meeting you on you arrival after security and will hold a card with you name on it.

 

Taxi Companies

http://www.skyportcars.com

Fixed price airport Taxis cars and up to 8 passengers minibuses to and from London Heathrow Airport, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and London City airport.