Taxi Related Spanish Phrases
Listen To Spanish Phrases For In A Taxi
Often while on vacation in a Spanish speaking country, in addition to using a bus and train, you'll get around town by using a taxi. Taxis are abundant in most countries and will take you exactly where you need to go.
In order to prepare you for the taxi ride in a Spanish speaking country review the sentences and audio on this page. The phrases on this page will give you some examples of what you'll say and hear in a taxi. You'll learn phrases to find out if a taxi is free, have someone get you a taxi, find out how much it would cost to use the taxi to go to a certain destination, and to find out how long it will take to get somewhere in a taxi,
- Por favor, consigame un taxi.
- Please call a taxi for me.
- At the hotel, use this phrase to ask the attendant there to order you a taxi.
- ¿Cuanto tiempo tarde para llegar al aeropuerto?
- How long does it take to get to the airport?
- If you need to make a flight you'll want to know an estimate of how long the trip to the airport will take.
- Tenemos un grupo grande -- ¿Cuantas personas caben en el taxi?
- We have a large group -- How many people fit in the taxi?
- ¿Cuanto cobra para lleverme al aeropuerto?
- How much do you charge to take me to the airport?
- ¿Cuanto cuesta el viaje al centro comercial?
- How much do you charge to take me to the shopping mall?
- When taking a taxi it's often a good idea to agree on a price before you begin the trip.
- Pare en la esquina por favor.
- Stop at the corner please.
- Llevame, por favor, al hotel Plaza.
- Please take me to the Plaza Hotel.
- al hotel -- In Spanish when the words a and el are together they are combined into one word al.
- ¿Esta este taxi libre?
- Is this taxi available?
- Nesecito ir a la estación de los trenes.
- I need to go to the train station.
- El viaje al estación dura como veinte minutos.
- The trip to the station takes about twenty minutes.
- The word como above is used to convey the meaning about or approximately. You will also hear mas o menos used for the English more or less.
- Lo de mas es para Usted.
- The rest is for you. (Keep the change.)
- The words lo de mas in the sentence above mean the rest. I have also heard resto used in some circumstances.
- ¿Adonde van Ustedes?
- Where are you going?
- Notice that the question above is plural form and would be addressed to a group of people.
A Taxi cab driving down the street.