Dubai Airport Taxi and City Taxi system
Dubai also has an extensive taxi system, by far the most frequently used means of public transport within the Emirate. There are both government-operated and private cab companies. The Dubai Transport Corporation operates cream-coloured taxis. Some of the private cab companies are Cars Taxi, National Taxi, Cititaxi and Metro Taxi. The meter generally begins as Dhs. 6.00 and is generally charged by distance at 1.5 Dhs./km. There are approximately 7500 taxis located in the city.