Taxi cabs are one of the major means of ground transport for many air travelers. USA Today recently compared one-mile, five-mile and 10-mile taxi fares across 60 US cities and metropolitan areas through the taxi fare information site, TaxiFareFinder.com.
Taxi fares in Honolulu, San Jose and San Francisco were found to be the highest with one-mile fares being $8.01 in San Jose and $7.78 in Honolulu and San Francisco. Honolulu also had the highest five-mile ($24.92) and 10-mile fares ($41.61).
Fares in Detroit, Tulsa (OK), Dallas and Pittsburgh were found to be among the lowest with one-mile fares of $3.70 in Tulsa and $4.35 in Detroit. Tulsa had the lowest five-mile fare ($12.55) while Detroit had the lowest 10-mile fare ($19.97).
Taxi cabs in Chicago and Sacramento had the highest initial charge ($4) while cabs in Honolulu ($3.20 per mile) and San Jose, Sacramento, Buffalo, San Diego and Rochester, N.Y ($3 per mile) had the highest per mile charge.