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Looking for Birmingham taxis?

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

The easiest way to book a taxi or private-hire vehicle in Birmingham

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

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

  • 24/7 availability

    Next time you're thinking about requesting a taxi to TK Maxx or elsewhere, try booking a trip with Local Cab instead to connect with a private hire vehicle near you. From early mornings to late nights and everything in between, you can book a trip at any time.

  • Cashless payments

    Make travelling your only priority by setting up cashless payments. Automated payments are as simple as adding your preferred payment method in the account settings.

  • Upfront price estimates

    Transparent pricing happens as soon as you request a trip. You’ll see an estimated price range when your trip is confirmed in Birmingham. If trip plans change, you’ll see an updated amount.


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Comfortable vehicles for up to 4 passengers

Local Cab rates in Birmingham

Budget ahead for your cab ride in Birmingham by viewing common rates for trips booked with Local Cab.

On average, a 13-minute trip in Birmingham costs £10.

Cab services for all your trip needs

Airport transfers

Enjoy efficient airport transfers in Birmingham by booking a trip with Local Cab. You’ll ride with a licenced private-hire driver, whether you're headed to or from Birmingham Airport or another airport. Exchange crowded shuttles for a comfortable ride with Local Cab today.

Birmingham and beyond

The ability to book a trip to your dream destination is at your fingertips. All it takes is requesting Local Cab 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 Local Cab. Everything from booking to paying is completed right in the app. All you have to do is enjoy the trip. Consider this on-demand option when you need to head to the office, an event or another destination in a timely manner.

Frequently asked questions

  • To begin booking a private-hire vehicle from your mobile device, download the Uber app from the Google Play Store or the App Store. Create an account, then enter your pick-up and drop-off locations in the "Where to?" box. Select Local Cab to request your trip.

  • When using Local Cab, you can pre-book a trip with a local private-hire vehicle operator in Birmingham. You can request a trip at any time, view an estimated price range for your trip, and pay without using cash. All of this and more can be done right from the Uber app, rather than hailing a taxi on the street.

  • Local Cab booked with Uber in Birmingham supports up to 4 passengers. If you’re looking for a 6-seater taxi, consider checking the app for UberXL instead. This trip option supports groups with up to 6 people.

  • The hours of operation for taxis in Birmingham vary by jurisdiction and taxi operator. You can request a trip 24/7 with Local Cab using the Uber app. If no Local Cab operators are available at the time you request, consider requesting a different trip option in the Uber app.

  • Yes. You can add card payment methods such as a credit card to your Uber account. You can also use an online payment method such as PayPal to pay for your trip in Birmingham.

  • No, you cannot change your destination after booking a trip, even if the driver has not arrived yet with Local Cab in Birmingham.

  • Various taxi apps work in Birmingham. Consider using the Uber app to book Local Cab and enjoy upfront price estimates, on-demand requesting and trips with a fully licensed private-hire vehicle driver on every trip.

  • The cost of your trip is set by the local cab operator and depends on several factors, such as distance, time and wait-time fees. You'll be able to see the estimated price before confirming your trip.

  • Riders can contact the Local Cab operator directly to enquire about lost property. You can find contact details for an operator on your trip receipt in the Uber app. Uber is not responsible for lost property issues for bookings made through Autocab.

  • Although you can't request a wheelchair-accessible taxi with Local Cab, you can request a trip with Uber Access, a wheelchair-accessible option with the Uber app. Enter your pick-up and drop-off addresses in the "Where to?" box, then select Uber Access from the list of trip options.