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Bluebird private hire

A family owned business operating out of South Edinburgh, providing the community with a safe, reliable private hire taxi service.

our services

Making Edinburgh accessible 24 hours, 7 days a week, Bluebird Private Hire Taxis offers a range of services. 

Airport Pickup

Book your journey to and from the airport with us and reserve your peace of mind with an airport service that is ready when you are.


Corporate Accounts

 We can help you manage your business transport costs with a corporate account. Please contact us for more information.

Personal Accounts

If you have regular requirements for a taxi service, we can help reduce your hassle by setting you up with a personal account.

Disabled Passenger Service

We have saloon cars that are ideal for elderly and disabled passengers, please make us aware of your needs upon booking.

advanced bookings

bluebird private taxi edinburgh

Please use the booking form if you wish to make an advanced taxi booking. If your taxi requirement is immediate, please call the office on 0131 621 6666.


Experienced, fully vetted drivers


7 days a week, 24hr taxi service


Covid Safe

About us

Bluebird Private Hire Taxis pride themselves on providing a first class taxi hire service where our customers are more than just a fare. We believe in providing a personalised taxi service to our customers, building relationships that see them coming back to us time and time again. 


Covid Safe

All our cars are clean and covid safe, all our drivers are tested on a regular basis and wear masks inside the vehicle. They can also provide masks to customers if required.


Family Owned Business

As a family owned business, we embed a set of values within our team that ensures our customers feel like they are part of our family, not just another fare.


Friendly drivers

Our drivers will go out of their way to make you feel like your journey is an experience, leaving you feeling positive, happy and ready to face your day.


Worry-free journey

Our drivers’ knowledge of the local area ensures that they get you from a – to – b using the quickest and cheapest route possible leaving you able to enjoy a worry-free journey.


Fully licensed and vetted

Our drivers are professional and friendly, fully licensed and vetted through the City of Edinburgh Council & Police Scotland.



With low emission vehicles, a paper free dispatch system and plans to add electric cars to our fleet, we are committed towards minimising our negative impact on the environment.


Many of our drivers enjoy building great relationships with our customers. They can often be found helping them with trips to the chemist, doctors or to the shops and will always go the extra mile to help where ever they can. Here are some of our happy customers.

Good service cheery drivers very prompt

Brenda Armstrong

I use their services occasionally but from couple of years already. The service is always really great, on time and very professional.
Thair rates are very good, if not the best in Edinburgh area.

Ilona Czajkowska

Fabulous Services from a local Gilmerton business ~ never let any of us girls down over the years and the drivers are always polite and certainly trustworthy.”

Laura Smith

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