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Taxis in George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Taxi services available for booking


Uber rates below are the same as in Uber app.

UBER pricing uberX uberXL uberMANDARIN
Base fare 1 MYR 2.5 MYR 2 MYR
Booking fee 0 MYR 0 MYR 0 MYR
Cost per min 0.23 MYR 0.4 MYR 0.23 MYR
Cost per km 0.6 MYR 0.75 MYR 0.6 MYR
Min. charge 3 MYR 5 MYR 5 MYR
Cancel. fee 5 MYR 5 MYR 5 MYR

Taxi rates George Town 2024

Presented below taxi rates and fares are estimates. The actual numbers for your taxi rates and fares in George Town, Penang, Malaysia may differ.

Taxi Class
Approx. examples
Uber X,
Yandex Comfort,
Gett Economy
Uber XL,
Lyft XL
Price category
Fairly Cheap Fairly Expensive
1.30 MYR 3.20 MYR
per min
0.30 MYR 0.50 MYR
per km
0.80 MYR 1.00 MYR
‡Varies ‡Varies

Taxi fares in George Town 2024. Projections for STANDARD Class

Below taxi fares factor in both cost per distance and cost per time. Time in calculation is used as average needed for trips of corresponding distance.

3-9 km
3 4.80 MYR
4 5.90 MYR
5 7.10 MYR
6 8.30 MYR
7 9.40 MYR
8 10.60 MYR
9 11.70 MYR
10-50 km
10 12.90 MYR
15 18.70 MYR
20 24.50 MYR
25 30.30 MYR
30 36.10 MYR
40 47.70 MYR
50 59.30 MYR

The price for a taxi in George Town will be calculated as follows: for example, riding on fairly cheap STANDARD Class - 5 km trip would cost 7 MYR, 10 km trip would be 13 MYR, 20 km ride would be charged at 25 MYR and 50 km ride would set you off for 59 MYR.

Taxi fare calculator George Town

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Note: actual prices for Uber, Lyft, and other taxi services can be slightly different from calculated fares.

Frequently asked questions

How much to tip a taxi driver in George Town?

Typically, taxi tip in George Town amounts to 10–20 percent of the total fare. But tipping always stays at passenger's discretion.

Are fares always shown in US dollars?

No, on fares are displayed in local currency based on your starting location.

When I get the taxi fare quote from "taxi fare calculator", is that per person?

The taxi fare quoted is for the trip and for as many people there are in your group - up to capacity of the cab. So, it is per car. The only exception is carpool services such as UberPool, for example.

What to do if taxi services are not available in my location?



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