Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Goa Dabolim Airport taxi fare and distance chart

September 21, 2022: Lovely to be back in Goa, over 18 months since my previous visit. 

Here's the Government backed taxi service fare chart at Dabolim Airport

Feni And Amok

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February 9, 2021: My first travel since the pandemic hit in early 2020, here's the taxi fare and distance chart at Goa Dabolim Airport. 

Several changes have happened over the past few years, including the appearance of a private taxi operator. According to reports, the mobile app based taxi reservation service does not work. 

Government backed taxi service:

Private taxi operator: 

View of the booking counter from the outside:

-=-=-=-= Happy holidays! 

October 2018: The taxi fare chart at Goa's Dabolim Airport is shown below. The taxi counter is located inside the arrival terminal just after you step out of the arrival hall. Once you state your destination, the staff will hand over a piece of paper with the taxi number, destination and fare written on it. Please pay the driver after you reach.
Directions to the Taxi Counter at Goa Dabolim Airport arrival terminal are shown below. 

In case you're interested in traveling to Vasco and Panaji by local bus, please click here to find out what you need to do. It's great fun!

-=-=-= Enjoy your holidays!

July 2016: The taxi fares at Goa Dabolim airport have changed after about 5 years. The rate works out to about Rs 27 per km for an air-con car and about Rs 25 per km for a non-air-con car. Taxis are available 24 hours. You will have to pay 35% extra between 11 PM and 5 AM. 

In case you're interested in traveling to Vasco and Panaji by local bus, please click here to find out what you need to do. It's great fun!

-=-=-= Enjoy your holidays!

April 2016: The fare chart is no longer displayed, but the fares have not changed (since 2011). There is one taxi counter now. A map of the arrival area is shown further below.

March 2015: As you come out of the baggage carousel hall, you will find two taxi counters: 
(1) Black-Yellow Taxis run by the Government, and 
(2) White Taxis run by the Tourism Department. 

The Taxi fare charts and my map of the exit area of the new terminal building are shown below. A slip of paper with the destination, fare and taxi number are written and handed over to passengers. The designated taxi driver finds you (with a little help from friends). You need to follow the taxi driver to the vehicle, fasten seat belts (you may not always find  them since it is not compulsory for passengers), enjoy the ride, and pay the driver once you reach your destination. 

Government (Black-Yellow) Taxi counter (old board, only for reference):

Goa Tourism (White) taxi counter (old board, only for reference):

You can get the pre-paid taxi slips inside and outside the terminal, from two sides of the same counters. A map of the taxi counters and exit area shown below:

The amount indicated on the bill has to be paid to the driver on arrival at your destination. Like this bill from Jan 2015:  

In case you miss the counters inside the arrival hall, you can get the taxi coupons at the two counters outside the hall. 

Have a wonderful holiday..!!

In case you feel like a fun bus ride from Dabolim to Panaji, here is what you need to do:

From Dabolim to Panaji by bus

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July 2014: The pre-paid taxi counter is located in the new airport terminal at Dabolim. Amazingly, the taxi fares from Dabolim airport have not changed since December 2011, when this post was first written.



December 2013:  The pre-paid taxi counter and fare chart is located just outside the current arrival hall, before the exit gate. The new terminal is not functional yet (as of last week of December 2013). 

Related 2013-2014 posts:


December 2012: Government approved fare chart displayed at the pre-paid taxi counter just outside and opposite Goa's Dabolim Airport international arrival gate, before the airport exit gate. 

Dec 25, 2012

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December 2011: Government approved fare chart displayed at the pre-paid taxi counter outside Goa's Dabolim Airport international arrival gate.

Dec 2011