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the Price of a Taxi Ride to the Airport

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Location 
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Description
$ 20
Jan 2008
Phoenix, AZ
15 minutes 12 miles
Early-morning taxi ride to the airport  more... close row
$ 45
Mar 2008
New York, NY
25 minutes, 20 miles
Taxi from JFK Airport to Manhattan  more... close row
$ 45
Dec 2007
Seattle, WA
About 20 miles, 25 minutes
Taxi service from SEATAC to Green Lake  more... close row

Description of service

There is only one taxi service that is allowed to take passengers away from SeaTac Airport near Seattle. The cost includes $2.50 for pick up, $2 per mile for the trip, $1 "airport toll" plus $5 tip for the driver.

The car took us from the airport at about 10:30pm and drove us straight home--about 5 miles north of the city center.


Review of Service

No matter when our flight lands, there is always a line of cabs waiting. It's very nice to be able to rely on them being there.

This time, the car was a large 9-passenger van, which I tried to avoid, since there were only two of us and one large suitcase. It seemed to be quite wasteful to me, until I learned that it was a natural gas vehicle, which made it a little better.

The driver was very friendly and happy to make small talk about the weather, the holidays, and travel in and around Seattle. He was also very knowledgeable about the area and directing him to our home was very easy.


Tips

Though it's not the cheapest way to get to or from the Seattle airport, the taxi service is quite reliable.

We decided it was the best choice for us, since parking at the airport would have cost about the same and we preferred to leave the car parked at home.


$ 55
Jan 2008
Tucson, AZ
45 minutes; 30 miles
Company mandated taxi ride  more... close row
$ 37
Mar 2008
Honolulu, Hi
15 minutes, about 10 miles
Cab fare to Honolulu airport  more... close row
$ 35
Feb 2008
New York, NY
30 minutes, 15 miles
Cab from Central Park to LaGuardia airport  more... close row
$ 46
Mar 2008
Chicago, IL
50 minutes, 22 miles
Downtown Chicago to O'Hare Airport in afternoon traffic  more... close row
$ 40
Sep 2006
New York, NY
25 min - 8 miles
La Guardia to Manhattan in a round about way  more... close row
$ 65
Jul 2007
Pelham, NY
35 minutes, 11 Miles
Car service to JFK  more... close row
$ 0
Oct 2010
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$ 38
May 2007
Sacramento, CA
20 minutes, 13 miles
Downtown to the airport  more... close row
$ 54
Sep 2007
Denver, CO
40 minutes, 26 miles
Pricey cab ride to the Denver airport  more... close row
$ 45
Jan 2008
Pittsburgh,PA
30 miles, 25 minutes
Taking a taxi to a new home  more... close row
$ 45
Mar 2008
Manhattan, NY
45-90 minutes
Manhattan to JFK  more... close row