Use this Taxi Fare Estimator to accurately calculate your taxi fare in Queensland.

## How to Use the Taxi Fare Estimator

To use the calculator, please follow these steps:

- Enter the
**Distance**of your trip in kilometers. - Select the
**Time of Day**during which you are travelling: Day (6am – 8pm) or Night (8pm – 6am). - Choose the
**Traffic Conditions**you expect during your trip: Light, Moderate, or Heavy. - Enter the
**Number of Passengers**for your trip. - Optionally, enter the total
**Waiting Time**in minutes if there will be significant waiting during your trip. - Click the
**Calculate**button to see the estimated fare.

## Method of Calculation

The calculator estimates the total fare based on several parameters:

- A
**base fare**of $3.50 is added to every trip. - The
**cost per kilometer**is $2.50, which can increase depending on the time of day and traffic conditions: - During the night (8pm – 6am), the rate per kilometer increases by 20%.
- For moderate traffic, the rate per kilometer increases by 10%.
- For heavy traffic, the rate per kilometer increases by 30%.
- An additional
**waiting time cost**of $0.50 per minute may be added if applicable.

## Limitations

Please note the following limitations of this estimator:

- This is just an estimate and the final fare may vary depending on actual travel conditions.
- While the calculator considers various factors, it may not account for all possible scenarios like detours or extraordinary traffic delays.
- The number of passengers does not affect the fare in this estimator; however, real-world taxi services might have different pricing policies.