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Avalon Taxi Service

Demand-Response Taxis on Catalina Island

Our taxis meet every boat when they dock at the boat terminal. When you arrive to the island, look for our yellow taxi sign to get a taxi. If a taxi is not there when you arrive, please call our taxi dispatcher at (310) 510-0025 and another taxi will be dispatched to you. If you are arriving via helicopter, please notify the terminal personnel and they will summon a taxi for you. Taxis are available from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 7 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday. For transportation to locations outside of Avalon, please visit our page on private interior shuttles and make your reservation today.

FARES:  
  • Due to the nature of the island and to ensure a more timely service, taxis may hold more than 1 taxi fare at a time

  • Each fare is charged separately

  • All fares are flat-rate based on 1-2 persons (with 1-2 travel bags per person)

  • Additional passengers traveling as a group, add $1.00 per person

  • Waiting time and pit stops are $1.60 per minute

  • Meter Rate starts at $5.95 and is $1.60 per minute after

  • Excess luggage charge is $1.00 per bag (excess means more than 2 bags per person)

  • Bike fee is $5.00 flat-rate

  • Currently there is a fuel surcharge due to the high cost of gasoline on the island

  • Please call our Main Office (310) 510-0342 or the Taxi Dispatcher (310) 510-0025 to get a price quote on specific taxi fares.

  • For details about establishing an account for taxi service, please click here.

  • The prices above are for taxi service for the City of Avalon only. For information on transportation to locations outside of Avalon please visit our page on Private Interior Shuttles.

DETAILS:
  • No reservations for regular fares within the city of Avalon. 

  • All taxis are Toyota Sienna minivans that hold up to 6 passengers with luggage 

  • Please contact our taxi dispatcher at (310) 510-0025 30 minutes prior to desired pickup time.

    • Taxis are busier during boat times, please allow additional time for a taxi arrival.

    • If you're staying at Hamilton Cove, please allow up to 45 min for a taxi during boat times.

    • Due to COVID-19 we will be taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of our customers and drivers which may cause a delay in taxi arrivals.  Please plan ahead if you are catching a boat.  We will do our best to service everyone in a timely manner.

  • Wheelchair accessible taxi is available upon request.

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DISPATCH

310-510-0025

MAIN OFFICE:

310-510-0342

228 Metropole Avenue

PO Box 2141, Avalon, CA 90704

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HOURS

Subject to Change

Sunday to Thursday

7 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

Friday & Saturday

7 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

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