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With more than 53,692 cars in 47 prefectures(*1), you can ride anywhere, anytime in Japan!
You can also make reservations, calculate fares, and pay by NetPay (credit card, carrier payments and other online payments) through the app!
*1 As of January, 2018.

1. Call a Taxi
Just set pickup location in the map and other details such as number of cars, type of car, and payment, then wait for your order to be accepted. Estimated arrival time will be displayed so you don't have to worry while waiting.

2. Reservation
You can place an order in advance by setting the date and time you want to be picked up.
Reservation process is the same as above (Call a Taxi).

3. Fare Calculation
Get an estimate of how much and how long it will take from your desired pickup location to your desired drop-off location.
* Calculated fare and duration may vary from actual result.

4. Flat-Rate Airport Service
This service offers a fixed fee to get to or be picked up from any major airports in Japan.
* Fixed fee varies according to the participating taxi companies around your target airport.

5. JapanTaxi Wallet and Cashless Payment
NetPay is a payment service that further simplifies taxi payment by registering credit card and other online payment services(*2) through the app.

From March of 2017, a new service called [JapanTaxi Wallet](*3) will allow you to use NetPay even if you did not order a taxi through the app!
With this service, you can also check and print your receipt online.
You do not have to worry anymore about forgetting or losing your printed receipts.

*2 as of March, 2017, the following can be registered: Apple Pay, credit cards, DoCoMo Mobile Payment, AU Easy Pay and Yahoo!Wallet
*3 as of March, 2017, service is available in 4,100 Nihon Kotsu taxis equipped with electronic tablets in 23 districts of Tokyo, Musashino City, and Mikata City

・This application requires network service and GPS.
・This application supports iOS9 or later version iOS device.
・Orders placed through this app is the same as requesting a taxi by phone call. As such, a radio dispatch fee may be additionally charged. (Some taxi companies do not charge this fee.)
・Please understand that there are cases that you may not be able to order a taxi due to area, weather, road condition and taxi availability.
・Fare calculation depends on the calculated route done by Google Map Service. Therefore, actual route may vary. Furthermore, fare estimate does not include other fees such as toll fee, radio dispatch fee, and/or reservation fee.
・Before using this service, please check participating taxi companies and service area availability through this app.
・Please understand that there are cases in some taxi company that you may not be able to use some functions, such as pointing drop-off location, reservation by setting the date and time, cashless payment.
・Campaigns are not affiliated in any way with Apple.

What's New

Version 3.17.1

What's New
- Fixed issues

Having trouble? Give us your feedback!
We are constantly looking to make the app perform better and are eager to hear from you!

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5

179 Ratings

179 Ratings

I wish we knew about this app sooner!!!


We have been in Tokyo for 5 nights and we just found this app!! We’re from Los Angeles where we use Uber for any and all needed rides, we were lamenting the fact that there is no Uber-like apps UNTIL we found japan taxi.
It has been so easy to use, we input our airbnb address and our taxi came, it’s cool that you can pay through the app
Thank you for creating this app! I wish we knew about this from the beginning of our trip.

Uber or Lyft it is Not!


A good idea, but poor implementation and plenty of bugs. I had nothing but problems each time I tried to use it. On 3 different occasions trying to use it in major parts of Kyoto it only worked and that was only after the 2nd attempt as the first cab never showed up. I would often get "no can available at this location" or the app would simply not respond when attempting to request a taxi.

Difficult for travelers

Califirnia Wings

Addresses appear in Japanese writing (which is understandable). But hard to use if you dint speak Japanese. Also, I have two coupons in my account that cannot and are not being applied to my rides... so, they’re useless.


JapanTaxi Co.,Ltd.
144.5 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
Age Rating
Rated 4+
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
© JapanTaxi Co.,Ltd.


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