A Central Taxi parked on Princes Street with Edinburgh Castle in background,© Central Taxis
© Central Taxis

Central Taxis

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Central Taxis are Edinburgh’s largest, most reliable taxi company having served the city for more than 50 years.

  • Central Taxi in front of Forth Rail Bridge,© Central Taxis
    © Central Taxis
  • Central Taxi in front of Murrayfield Stadium,© Central Taxis
    © Central Taxis
  • Central Taxi in front of The Caledonina Hotel (Waldorf),© Central Taxis
    © Central Taxis


We have over 400 fully wheelchair accessible 5 and 6 seat black cabs and a call centre open 24/7. Our Call Centre is open 24/7 365 days a year to assist with your booking and answer any questions.

Our award-winning company operates as a cooperative, and is owned and operated by more than 850 members and drivers from the local community.

We are proud to be the trusted, key taxi supplier to the city’s major tourism, hospitality and conference venues.

For our customers convenience, you can book via our call centre or App, and we offer a range of payment options – Cash, Card, App, or Corporate and Personal Accounts.

Services include:

• Airport transfers

• VIP Airport Meet and Greets

• Block bookings

• Delegate transfers

• Priority bookings

• Assistance planning your transport from an Account Manager and Call Centre contacts

Our Drivers are fully vetted and licensed by Edinburgh Council, and have passed a detailed topographical test (the ‘Knowledge’), meaning they know the city better than anyone – so sit back and let a local expert take you were you need to be.

In 2011, Central Taxis became the UK’s first Carbon Neutral black taxi company. Through our partnership with the Carbon Footprint company we offset the emissions from every pre-booked journey through the purchase of carbon credits and investing in sustainability projects. Visitors to the city, be it for business or pleasure, can rest assured travelling with Central will help keep their carbon footprint as low as possible.

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Pets Welcome


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Credit Card

Debit Card


Pets Welcome


Wheelchair access throughout

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