Deluxe Taxi Hotline: +02 34315100
02-1566-3030 or 02-3431-5100 (You may need the help of a Korean friend as the operators don’t always speak English)
+82 2 558 8000 to request a dispatch if you are having trouble hailing one
Deluxe taxi which is black in color with a yellow sign on top and known as “model taxi” in Korean. Deluxe Taxi sign at both sides, with slightly bigger space for a passenger, a better quality of services and a “safer” ride. Higher basic fare and additional distance than regular taxis, but no late-night surcharge. This is due to the additional training and qualifications the driver must receive before being able to drive a deluxe taxi. Generally, can be found at stands located in front of hotels, stations, bus terminals, and major city streets. Deluxe taxis which is also known as “luxury taxis” always offer better service than regular taxis. Driven a regular taxi for 10 years accident-free is a must for the Deluxe Taxi drivers before they can get the deluxe taxi certification. Which also make them be considered as the safest in the city.
Base fare = 5, 000 won per 3 km
Distance charge = 200 won per 164 m
Idle charge = 200 won per 39 sec
Late-night surcharge = none