Harrogate Borough Council has today voted to increase the maximum hackney carriage fares by applying 3% to the flag fall, running mile and waiting time.
The current tariff is
- £3.20 on flag fall (or first 440 yds or part thereof or 1 minute 38.70 seconds)
- 20p per 185.03 yards (approx 1/10th of a mile)
- 20p waiting time for each period of 41.62 seconds
A 4 mile journey in London of 16 – 30 mins costs £16 – £23 according to Transport for London figures. In Harrogate a similar journey is about £11.