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Taxi driving along Apia waterfront on Upolu in Samoa overlay
Apia waterfront, Upolu


There are many taxis throughout Upolu and Savai'i Islands.

Taxis aren't metered, and a fare is agreed on with the driver before departure.

The minimum fare is ST$3, and a fare from Faleolo International Airport to Apia should cost ST$60-70 - payable in cash (tala). Around town, fares range from ST$3-12 cash.

Given Samoans’ low income and the high cost to repair vehicles, many drivers drive very slowly, especially when the road is rough. Give yourself plenty of time to get anywhere. 

Further information on taxi fares