6am - 10pm 7 days a week and by appointment

1st City Taxi & Safe Ride is a full time, licensed and insured taxi service with multiple vehicles operating in the city of Bemidji, Minnesota and greater area.

Safe Ride

10pm - 1:30am Monday-Saturday and by appointment

Like to enjoy an evening on the town? Attend a holiday event or party but don't want to drink and drive? Call 444.TAXI. A 1st City car will pick you up at your bar or restaurant. For a flat fee of $5.00 per person a 1st City driver will get you where you need to go (within Bemidji city limits; $8.00 beyond). Students with college ID only $3.00 per person. With fines, attorney's fees and increases to your insurance, a DWI stop can easily exceed $5000. Don't take a chance! Call 444.TAXI for a Safe Ride home.


Other Transportation Services


If you are temporarily without a car but need regular transportation to work or for medical treatment, we can get you there and back on a daily basis. Call Bill Smith at 444.TAXI.

Car-Free Living
(always a 10 % discount for Seniors)

1st City Taxi is pleased to offer personally-assisted transportation for Seniors. If you are a Senior who prefers not to drive, we're here to assist you. For Seniors who live in or near Bemidji, 1st City offers door-to-door transportation for grocery shopping, trips to the drugstore and other errands–with a 1st City driver as personal assistant. Owning a car can be far more expensive than calling a friendly 1st City Taxi driver–who will also help you negotiate snowy sidewalks and icy parking lots. We'll get you there, your business done, and home safely. Leave the driving and grocery-carrying to us.

Secure Cab
vehicle for specialized transport to care facilities across Minnesota.

"Emergency Runs" to airports and/or cities such as Minneapolis or Fargo. If you need to get there quickly but safely–or if weather is a factor and you want a professional driver–call 218.444.TAXI. We are on call 24-7 for short-notice transportation emergencies.

Car Hop
(Service Coming Soon)

Need a Safe Ride home and want your car to get home, too? Our soon-to-be-offered Car Hop service can make that happen. A Safe Ride driver will take you home, and a second driver will follow with your car. Give us the keys and we'll get you–and your car–home safely.

Concordia Language Village, Wonewok and other conference centers in the Bemidji area are regular stops for 1st City Taxi.

For all your transportation needs, call Bemidji's professional transportation service.

1st City Taxi & Safe Ride
623 22nd St. NW
Bemidji, MN 56601