Licensed Hackney Carriage fares

These are the Hackney Carriage fares currently in operation in Blackburn with Darwen

For hiring between 6.00 am and 10.00 pm Monday to Saturday (excluding bank holidays)

  • If the distance does not exceed 672 metres (735 yards) for the whole thereof: £2.50
  • If the distance exceeds 672 metres (735 yards) for the first 672 metres: £2.50
  • For each subsequent 68.5 metres (75 yards) or lesser portion thereof: 10p

For hiring between 10.00 pm and 6.00 am Monday to Saturday, all day Sundays, and bank holidays

  • If the distance does not exceed 634 metres (693 yards) for the whole thereof: £2.50
  • If the distance exceeds 634 metres (693 yards) for the first 634 metres: £2.50
  • For each subsequent 68.5 metres (75 yards) or lesser portion thereof: 10p

Additional charges

  • Waiting period for each period of 45 seconds or uncompleted part thereof: 10p
  • Articles of luggage conveyed outside the passenger compartment of the Hackney Carriage: Free
  • For the first person in excess of one conveyed: Free
  • For each subsequent person conveyed: Free
  • Wheelchairs for disabled persons: Free
  • Assistance dogs: Free
  • Pets, Dogs and Cats: £1
  • Valet fee if vehicle fouled: £25

For hiring between 10.00 pm 24th December and 6.00 am 27th December and between 6.00 pm 31st December and 6.00 am 2nd January

  • If the distance does not exceed 603 metres (660 yards) for the whole thereof: £3.75
  • If the distance exceed 603 metres (660 yards) for the first 731 metres: £3.75
  • For each subsequent 92 metres (101 yards) or lesser portion thereof: 15p

No other charges may be made

Distance

The above fares apply throughout the whole of the Borough of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council