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Book London black taxis

Request a black cab in London whenever and wherever you want with Uber. This on-demand option is ready when you are. Get a fare estimate, request a ride with the app, then head to your destination with a licensed taxi driver.

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The easiest way to request a black cab in London

The on-demand option for London taxis is here. With the Uber app, riders and black cabs connect 24/7, and 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 Black cab to confirm your ride in London.

  • 24/7 availability

    Next time you're thinking about requesting a taxi to King's Cross station or elsewhere, request a black cab near you with Uber instead. From early mornings to late nights and everything in between, you can book a trip at any time.

  • In-app safety features

    Uber prioritises safety for every rider in London. 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.

  • Estimated fares

    As soon as you add your pick-up and drop-off details and request a trip, you'll see an estimated fare range calculated on the black cab tariff. At the end of the trip, you'll pay the metered fare.


Download the Uber app to book a trip with black cabs near you

Black cab rates in London with the Uber app

Budget ahead for your trip in London by viewing common rates for black taxi trips booked with Uber.

Taxi fares in London vary depending on when you travel. You can view fares by trip duration, distance, and time of day on the Transport for London website.

Black cab services for all your ride needs

Airport transfers

Enjoy efficient and spacious airport transfers to London airports like London Heathrow Airport by booking a trip with a black cab using the Uber app.

London area

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 London or embark on a trip to Albury to explore new sights to see.

Bus lane and taxi zone access

Get picked up or dropped off in specific zones where only taxis can enter. Get to your destination faster by using bus lanes in a black cab with Uber. You can bypass heavy traffic at peak hours to arrive at your drop-off location on time.

Frequently asked questions

  • To start booking a black cab from your mobile device, download the Uber app from Google Play or the App Store. Create an account, then enter your pick-up and drop-off locations in the "Where to?" box. Select Black cab to request your ride.

  • Black cabs booked with Uber in London support up to 5 passengers.

  • With Uber, you can request a black cab trip 24/7 in London.

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

  • Yes, you can tip drivers in London 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 London. You can also change your destination while you are travelling.

  • You can use the Uber app to book your London black cab trip. You can enjoy fare-range estimates and in-app safety features like Share My Trip and RideCheck.

  • Safety is a top priority for Uber. You can use the Emergency button to call local emergency assistance or explore and access other safety features in the Uber app that are designed to help you stay protected.

  • 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.

  • All black cabs available on Uber in London are wheelchair-accessible.