🏁💱🚦🇪🇬 As the Egyptian government declared an increase in fuel prices, the taxi fares in the capital, Cairo, have been affected. The new taxi tariffs are as follows:
- Start of fare: 6 Egyptian Pounds (for 1 KM ride)
- Extra kilometers price: 2.5 Egyptian Pounds per KM
- Cost of waiting (including traffic during ride): 16 Egyptian Pounds per Hour (3.2 EGP per 5 minutes) NOTE: cost per extra waiting hours increase by 8 Egyptian Pounds per each extra hour
Check our previous article from 2016 to understand how the taxi tariff system works in Egypt and how to check the fare from the taxi tariff counters.
Source: Al-Ahram (English) article