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Looking for Birmingham taxis?

The next time you’re looking for a cab or taxi in Birmingham, consider requesting a ride with UberX instead. With this on-demand ride option, your transportation is ready when you are. Get a quote, request a ride with the app, then head to your destination with your driver.

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The convenient alternative to Birmingham taxis

The on-demand alternative to Birmingham taxis is here. With the Uber app, riders and private-hire drivers connect 24/7. Convenience is prioritised every step of the way, starting with booking a ride.

All it takes is a few taps to get started. Download the mobile app, enter your pick-up and drop-off addresses, then select UberX to confirm your ride in Birmingham.

  • 24/7 availability

    From early mornings to late nights and everything in between, you can book a trip with UberX. Request a trip to TK Maxx and elsewhere at a moment's notice to connect with a driver near you.

  • In-app safety features

    Uber prioritises safety for every rider in Birmingham. In a few steps, you can access customer support, share trip details with loved ones, and visit the Safety Centre to see what we're doing to help keep you safe.

  • Upfront pricing estimates

    Transparent pricing estimates are made as soon as you add your pick-up and drop-off details. View the total price when your ride is confirmed in Birmingham and pay the same amount when your ride ends.


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Looking for taxis near you? Consider these trip options


Comfortable vehicles for up to 4 riders

Local rates in Birmingham for UberX

Budget ahead for your ride in Birmingham by viewing common rates for trips booked on UberX.

On average, a 15 minute ride in Birmingham costs £10.

Services for all your ride needs

Airport transfers

Enjoy efficient airport transfers in Birmingham by booking a ride with the Uber app. You'll ride with a licensed private-hire driver, whether you're heading to or from Birmingham Airport or another airport. Swap crowded shuttles for a comfortable ride with Uber today.

Birmingham and beyond

The ability to book a trip to your dream destination is at your fingertips. All it takes is requesting a trip with the Uber app. You can explore the heart of Birmingham or embark on a trip to Hanbury to explore new sights to see.

Business travel

Skip lengthy commutes and parking hassles by managing your travel needs with UberX. Everything from booking to paying for your ride is completed right in the app. All you need to do is enjoy the trip. Consider this on-demand option when you need to head to the office, an event or another destination on time.

Frequently asked questions

  • You can't currently book a cab in Birmingham with Uber, but you can book UberX. This affordable ride option comes with in-app safety tools, on-demand requesting, and upfront pricing estimates.

  • With the Uber app, you can explore ride options that have passenger limits ranging between 4 and 6 people. The maximum number of passengers allowed in a taxi in your area varies by vehicle and jurisdiction.

  • With Uber, you can request a ride 24/7 in Birmingham. The hours of operation for taxis in Birmingham vary by jurisdiction and taxi operator.

  • Yes. You can add a credit card as a payment option in your Uber account to pay for your trip in Birmingham.

  • Yes, you can tip drivers in Birmingham with the Uber app. You can provide a tip with the app or give cash directly to your driver.

  • Yes, you can change your destination after booking your trip with Uber in Birmingham. You can also change your destination while you are travelling.

  • Various taxi apps work in Birmingham. When using the Uber app to book your ride, you can enjoy upfront pricing estimates, in-app safety features and on-demand requesting for every trip.

  • The cost of your ride with UberX depends on several factors. You can use the price estimator tool to get a quote before booking your ride. Please contact your local taxi company to confirm their rates.

  • You can use the Uber app to contact the driver regarding the lost item. To get started, visit the Uber app and go to the Account section. Choose Activity, then select the trip where you forgot the item. Next, choose Find lost item and follow the in-app instructions. Alternatively, you can contact us via the Help Centre.

  • Yes, we recommend considering a ride with Uber Access, our forward-facing wheelchair-accessible option.