Taxi Phrases

French Taxi Phrases

In this lesson you will learn some basic vocabulary words and phrases for taking a taxi in French. Specifically, you’ll learn how to give the cab driver directions, tell him when to stop and that you want to get off. First read through the phrases below then practice your pronunciation with the video that follows.

Phrase List

un taxi a taxi Roulez lentement, s’il vous plaît Please drive slowly
je voudrais aller à… I want to go to Attendez ici, s’il vous plaît Please wait here
une station des taxis a taxi stand Est-ce qu’on est perdu? Are we lost?
le compteur the meter Je descends ici I’ll get off here
C’est combien pour aller à… How much is it to go to… Arretez ici, s’il vous plaît Please stop here.
Conduizez-moi à… Drive me to… C’est plus loin It’s farther away
More Phrases
J’ai besoin d’un taxi toute-de-suite. I need a taxi right away.
Je voudrais réserver un taxi pour demain à 20 heures. I’d like to reserve a taxi for tomorrow at 8pm.
Y-a t’il un stand de taxis ici? Is there a taxi stand here?
Il n’y a plus de taxis à Paris. There are no more taxis in Paris.
Où est-ce que je peux trouver un taxi libre? Where can I find a free taxi?
Mettez le compteur s’il vous plaît. Please turn on the meter?
J’aimerais aller à la gare du nord, s’il vous plaît. I’d like to go to North Station, please.
À combien s’élève la prise en charge? When (at what price) does the fare go up?

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