Taxis may be used to travel anywhere in Malta or Gozo and may be hired by using any of the following methods:
In Malta there are currently 250 licensed taxis that may be recognised from the black and white taxi sign fixed on the roof and registration marks printed on the front doors. The colour of taxis is typically white although some may have advert s. These taxis may operate to and from any location in Malta, but cannot be driven on the island of Gozo.
The 50 taxis operating in Gozo can be recognised from the red and white taxi sign and registration marks printed on the front doors. These taxis can operate trips between any locality in Gozo and may only be driven in Malta if performing a trip to the Malta International Airport, or any hospital situated in Malta.
Taxi Drivers must have a Driver's Permit and Tag issued by Transport Malta.
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When a taxi is hired out from a location where there is no authorised taxi booth, the fare is calculated through the use of a taxi meter that calculates the fare based on the following structure:
On the 25th December and on the 1st January of each year there is a flat additional charge of €7.00 for every trip. These fares are the maximum that may be charged for a taxi trip. The taxi driver may give customers discounts on the above fares.
When taxis are hired out from a taxi booth, the customer pays a fixed fare at the booth itself and is provided with a receipt. The fixed fares and the locations where such booths are situated are shown in the table below.
Malta International Airport
Malta Seaport Terminal
Luqa, Kirkop, Sta. Luċija, Ħal Far, Ħal Farruġ , Safi, Gudja
Valletta, Ħamrun, Msida, Floriana, Gwardamangia, Marsa, Qormi, Pietà, Sta. Venera, Albert Town
Żebbuġ, Siġġiewi, Għar Lapsi, Rabat, Dingli, Ta’ Qali, Mdina, Mtarfa
Paola, Fgura, Laboratory Wharf, Corradino Industrial Estate, Għajn Dwieli, Tarxien
Cospicua, Kalkara, Senglea, Vittoriosa, Żabbar, Xgħajra, Marsaskala, Smart City
Żejtun, Għaxaq, Mqabba, Dellimara, Birżebbuġa, Qrendi, Marsaxlokk, Żurrieq,
Sliema, Gżira, Kappara, Ta’ Xbiex, Paceville, San Ġiljan, San Ġwann, Lija, Swieqi, St. Andrew’s, Pembroke, L-Ibraġ, Iklin, Birkirkara, Balzan, Attard,
Mosta, Naxxar, Għargħur, HighRidge, Madliena, Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq
Mġarr, Wardija, Salini, Għajn Tuffieħa, Bidnija, Burmarrad, Golden Bay, San Pawl il-Baħar, Buġibba, Qawra, Xemxija, Baħrija, Żebbiegħ, Binġemma, Mtaħleb,
Ċirkewwa, Armier, Marfa
On the 25th December and on the 1st January of each year there shall be a flat additional charge of €7.00 for every trip.
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