Bridgetown Taxis

Local drivers can you get you around Bridgetown with little hassle

Hailing a cab is never easier on the island than when you first arrive. As soon as you exit customs at the airport, you'll be bombarded with taxi drivers waiting to take you to your hotel. For those times when taxis are not so accessible, it helps to know how taxis run in Bridgetown.

Taxi Companies

Taxi drivers are skilled at their craft, and along with staking out the Grantley Adams International Airport, you'll frequently find them milling around the most popular tourist areas in Bridgetown. As you make your way around town, whether to explore, do some shopping, or get a bite to eat, you'll easily recognize local taxis by the letter “Z” on the license plates, and there may also be a sign that reads “TAXI” on the roof.

Take a look at this next chart to find out how to reach local taxis if you are wanting a ride.

Taxi Services
Name Phone Location
Andy's Taxi Services (246) 230-3135 2.6 mi. (4.2 km) North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Blessed Rentals Taxi Service (246) 243-1894 Plantain Walk - 1.8 mi. (2.9 km) East-Southeast of Bridgetown
Chris Adams Taxi Service (246) 231-3566 0.7 mi. (1.2 km) East-Southeast of Bridgetown
Keisha's Taxi Service (246) 247-7627 Downtown Bridgetown
Lyndhurst Taxi Service (246) 426-4170 Passage Road - St. Michael Parish
Neil's Taxi Service (246) 249-9354 Wildey - 2.3 mi. (3.7 km) North-Northwest of St. Lawrence Gap
Sherwin's Taxi Service (246) 822-4901 Downtown Bridgetown

Many tourists choose to utilize local taxi services when they plan to spend most of their time on the beach and in their resort rather than make the trip one filled with sightseeing. If you would like to spend a day out exploring, however, you can venture out with the help of a taxi by hiring a driver for the entire day. Some drivers are also skilled tour guides, and you can ask the taxi service to send you one who knows about particular sites you'd like to see.

Rates, Fares, and Fees

...Rates are posted at the airport...

 

Taxis in Bridgetown are not metered, so it is important for you to discuss your rate with your driver before you take off. Rates are posted at the airport, but your driver should also have a rate card on hand, and typically, drivers are willing to negotiate a price with you, so long as your do your negotiating respectfully.

Curious what it costs to use a taxi? See the following array of data.

Typical Fares Around Bridgetown
Typical Cost (USD) Location A Location B
$ 18.00 St. Lawrence Gap Bridgetown Cruise Terminal
$ 30.00 Speightstown Bridgetown Cruise Terminal
$ 22.00 Downtown Bridgetown Holetown
$ 6.00 Downtown Bridgetown The Vicinity Of Bridgetown
$ 14.50 Downtown Bridgetown St. Lawrence Gap
$ 30.00 Downtown Bridgetown Speightstown
$ 22.00 Downtown Bridgetown Porters
$ 9.50 Downtown Bridgetown St. Ann's Garrison
$ 38.00 Downtown Bridgetown Grantley Adams International Airport
$ 38.00 Bathsheba Downtown Bridgetown
$ 5.00 Bridgetown Cruise Terminal Downtown Bridgetown
$ 18.50 Bridgetown Cruise Terminal Silver Sands Beach
$ 14.50 Bridgetown Cruise Terminal Sheraton Mall
$ 26.50 Bridgetown Cruise Terminal Crane Beach

If you arrive in Barbados with a party of six or more, it may make sense to hire an mini van to transport you and your group to your hotel rather than a taxi. These airport transfers will take down your flight information and keep track of when you arrive, then pick you up right outside of customs and take you where you need to go. This personalized service may even be less expensive than having your group split up amongst several taxis.

Taxis are not the least expensive transportation option in Bridgetown, yet many people still arrive in town with the determination to utilize local drivers as their main mode of transport. As long as you are aware of the fares head of time and make sure to confirm with your driver, you shouldn't have any issues.

 

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