Official Kabul Airport Taxi Service
Official Kabul Airport Taxi Recommendations
IHateTaxis.com has a mixed recommendation on the official Kabul Airport taxi service.
While taxis are available, it is safer to be met by someone whom you know. Or, take a service geared to westerners (see Unofficial Taxis below).(Read More about Official Kabul Airport Taxis Below)
Official Kabul Airport Taxi Rates & Fares
The fare for a taxi from Kabul Airport into the city centre will cost between AFN 100-400 (IHateTaxis has heard varying rates for this service).
Drivers will also accept US Dollars.
Kabul Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping recommended, Round up to next bill/large coin
Official Kabul Airport Taxi Details
Kabul Airport taxi photo
Kabul Airport taxi services are available outside of the Arrivals Hall. Taxis are painted yellow and are predominantly Toyota Corollas. You may arrange your cab at the Taxi & Tour Booking Office in the terminal.
A taxi from Kabul Airport into the city centre will take about 15 minutes.
It is customary for women to always sit in the back seat.
Tip: During your stay, when taking taxis in Kabul, due to security concerns, avoid catching a cab near any sensitive locations (e.g., embassies, military facilities, 5-star hotels).
Read our blog post: The elusive Kabul Taxi (not a real taxi!)
- Advice on dealing with Kabul Airport taxi drivers.
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Unofficial Kabul Airport Taxi Service or Hire Points
Afghan Logistics Camp & Tours cater mostly to expats and are probably the safest way to get around town. They provide 24 hour minicabs as well as airport pickups and dropoffs.
A Kabul Airport transfer with Afghan Logisitics into the city centre will cost you about USD 20.
IHateTaxis.com recommends the unofficial Kabul Airport taxi service.
If you are a westerner, it is a safer bet to go with a group that caters to expats.
Kabul Airport Taxi Scams
Many drivers have learned basic English. Some of these drivers may try to charge a slightly higher price and are most likely to be found loitering near Westerner-friendly locations (airport, major hotels).
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