The taxi system in Dubai is one of the most popular means of public transports, and available at all public places in Dubai.The Dubai RTA is the regulator of taxi services in Dubai. Taxi service is operated both by government and private cab companies in Dubai. Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), a subsidiary of Dubai RTA (Roads and Transport Authority), is the largest taxi operator in Dubai.Dubai Taxi franchises the operation of some taxis to private cab companies like Cars Taxi, Metro Taxi and National Taxis.
All taxis are cream coloured, but you might have noticed a difference in their roof colours.These are various taxi companies, all with their own roof colours, providing taxi service in Dubai.Check out the table below to know more:
|Green||Al Arabia Taxi||+971 4 2222 144||www.arabiataxi.ae|
+971 4 2693344 / 2017035
Toll free – 600 522264
|Black||Hala Taxi||+971 4 208 08 08||www.carstaxi.ae|
|Red||Dubai Taxi||+971 4 208 08 08||www.dubaitaxi.ae|
|Yellow||National Taxi||+ 971 4 339 0002||mail.nationaltaxi.ae|
|Orange||Metro Taxi||+ 971 4 267 3222
Toll-free – 600-566000
|Gold||Hatta Taxi||+971 4 208 08 08||www.dubaitaxi.ae|
|Pink||Ladies Taxi||+971 4 208 08 08||www.dubaitaxi.ae|
Special Needs Taxi – These vehicles can be distinguished not only its size and red rooftop but by its universal special needs blue icon logo placed on the side passenger doors and back window.Call 04 2080808 and book 24 hours in advance via Dispatch Centre for all your destination needs within the UAE.
Pink Taxi – This spacious taxi is exclusive to ladies and families of all nationalities and can be reserved via Dispatch Center 04 2080808 directly or picked-up at Dubai International Airport, various Hospitals and/or Shopping Malls (upon availability).
Hatta Taxi – This service is provided to residents of the City of Hatta however it does have the jurisdiction authority to pick up and drop off customers from Dubai and vice-versa. The service can only be used from Al Sabkha (near the Public Bus Station) and Al Aweer (near Fruit & Vegetable Market).
Hala Taxi – Hala Taxis can be hired only to passengers who have booked taxis, exclusively through the dispatch centre of the Roads and Transport Agency by calling 04 2080808.
Airport Taxi – These vehicles are exclusive to arriving visitors at Dubai International Airport. You can distinguish the Airport Taxi from other taxis by the Dubai International Airport text on the front left and right side of the vehicle.