t's quite difficult to spend more than £5 on a taxi which
will take you from one side of the city to the other...
initial charge for 'black-cabs' in the city centre is £1.80
with 20 pence added for each additional passenger. The bill rises
in 20 pence increments for each third of a mile travelled.
the city centre spread over a 3 mile diameter, you can figure out
that the average taxi fare around the city is between £3-£5.
A taxi from the city centre to Manchester Airport currently costs
about £14.50 in average traffic conditions.
ranks are marked
on map below.
here last checked on 12.03.04)
Portland Street/Piccadilly Gardens
St Peter's Square/Midland Hotel
St. Mary's Gate
High Street/Side of Arndale Centre
Manchester Royal Infirmary