By phone:

Call our 24/7 phone line on 0131 229 2468 to pre-book or order your taxi ASAP. 

Taxicard users requiring a Private Hire vehicle (saloon style) please call 0131 442 4444 from 24th July.  

Book online:


Download the App:


Download Central Taxis Edinburgh’s new and improved app straight to your device for free today. Now updated for faster, slicker bookings!

To download the handy User Guide for the app please CLICK HERE.

Whether a cash or account customer, our app allows you to book your taxi and skip ahead of the queue!

For hassle free booking download the Central Taxis app today.

With our app, you can: 

• Request a taxi ASAP or pre-book your journeys
• Pay by Cash, Card or Account
• Track you taxi live
• Choose your vehicle
• Save your favourite addresses
• Receive automated text/call back when your vehicle is approach
• Receive E-receipt after each journey – ideal for claiming expenses
• Feedback facility 
• Manage your booking history
• ‘Buddy Me’ feature allows friends to track each other for added security

Central Taxis is Edinburgh's largest black taxi company. We have been Edinburgh's most reliable taxi service for the last 49 years. A co-operative with over 1300 drivers from Edinburgh’s local community, Central Taxis is proud to operate Scotland’s first Carbon Neutral taxi company with over 460 wheelchair accessible BLACK CABS serving you 24/7.

Choose Central Taxis. Largest Fleet. Less Wait.