Taxi in Spanish
Traveling in a Spanish-speaking country? Learn what to say when you need to catch a taxi in Spanish in this free audio lesson. After this you’ll know the Spanish taxi words to help you find a taxi stop and more.
Follow Carlos and Carmona through this lesson on catching a cab in Spanish!
Carlos and Carmona are taking a trip to Ecuador, where they hope to see the Galapagos Islands, the Amazonian rain forest, and the colonial district of Quito. In this newsletter, they’ve arrived at Quito International Airport . They need to make their way to their hotel. As the plane lands at the Aeropuerto Internacional Mariscal Sucre, or the Mariscal Sucre International Airport , Carlos and Carmona put on their backpacks and watch excitedly through the window. They file off the plane.
"Look at the sign, Carlos," says Carmona. "BIENVENIDOS A ECUADOR." That means ‘Welcome to Ecuador,’ doesn’t it?”
They follow the path marked Llegada for Arrivals and stand in line at Aduana, or Customs. After passing through customs, they follow the signs to el reclamo de equipaje, or baggage claim, to pick up their luggage.
Now, they need to find a taxi to their hotel. Carmona stops a security guard. You can play their lines by clicking on the play button.
Catching a taxi in Spanish
¿La parada? Está por esas puertas. Los taxis azules son los mejores. ¿Necesitan ustedes ayuda con las maletas?
The stop? It is through those doors. The blue taxis are the best. Do you need help with the suitcases?
Vamos al Hotel Windsor en la calle Amazonas. ¿Cuánto cuesta el pasaje?
We're going to Windsor Hotel in Amazonas Street. How much does the fare cost?