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Our E-Booking service

Allows you to book your taxi from
anywhere at anytime,
using any device.

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iPhone APP

Our iPhone App makes it easier for you to book your taxi without even calling our call centres. Our latest GPS tracking technology makes it easy for you to book your taxi from anywhere at anytime.

Android App

Our Android App makes it easier for you to book your taxi without even calling our call centres. Our latest GPS tracking technology makes it easy for you to book your taxi from anywhere at anytime.


We are the only taxi company in Derby which allows its customers to book their cabs online.  Simply use your PC or laptop to make a realtime booking or even advance booking. 

£ Online Quotes

Do you want to book a taxi with us but you’re not sure how much it will cost? We have a sloution for you! Use our online fare calculator to get the estimated price.

Welcome to Albatross Cars Derby

Albatross Cars is a Derby taxi and Derby minibus company specialising in airport transfers to East Midlands Airport, Birmingham airport, Manchester airport, Heathrow Airport, Gatwick airport, London airports and taxi hire and minibus hire for nights out in Derby, Nottingham, Birmingham, Leicester, Sheffield and London. We operate 24 hours a day; opening also on bank holidays, Christmas period and new years period. We offer competitively-priced 4, 8 and 16 seat cars and minibuses Derby for every occasion and we pride ourselves on our reliability, professionalism and quality of our cars and drivers

We also offer executive car hire in Derby and wedding car hire in Derby for your special occasion. Want to get a quote for your journey? Ring our call center on (01332) 345 345 or Email us. We have a lot of taxis in Derby so please give us a call to arrange for one of our Derby taxis to take you to your destination. We specialist in minibus hire in Derby to take  wedding parties, pool teams, darts teams and students to their destination. We have very competitive Derby minibus prices so please ring us for a quote. Derby minibus hire has been a specialty of Albatross cars for over a decade so you know you’re dealing with professionals. We work closely with the University of Derby students union to give the best possible prices to students at the University of Derby Kedleston Road  Derby, DE22 1GB.

“Had a taxi from Derby to Birmingham Airport and the driver was on time, kind and nice car Thanks “

“Thanks for the ride – your call centre operators were very helpful and the driver was very polite”

“Love the white Audi executive I’ve just been in – Top”

“Booked a taxi from Derby to East Midlands Airport two weeks ago Driver was on time and nice”

“Just got dropped off from Derby to Gatwick Airport and very pleased with the service Thank you”

“Driver was very kind and his car smelt nice”

“taxi from Derby to Manchester Airport was brill”

“Got 10% discount because I was a student – lovely jubbly”

“We had a very comfortable ride from Derby to Heathrow Airport. Our driver helped us with the luggage, opened the door for us when getting into the car and getting out and was wearing a suit and tie – for a second I thought I’d booked an executive car LOL”

Get Our Smart Phone Apps

Supported on iPhone, Android and All web app enabled phones

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Smart Phone App Features

Albatross Cars are the largest private hire company in Derby with over 200 uniformed drivers. All our vehicles are installed with the latest GPS technology.

Not only have we integrated SMS booking this year, we have now launched this intelligent Android and iPhone application so you can book a taxi within 3 taps of your phone.

  • Its Easy to use
  • Its Free
  • Runs on any smart Phone  Android & iPhone Devices
  • 24/7  Services
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Our Services

Our range of private hire vehicles includes both saloons and estates and we guarantee a professional service as all our drivers are CRB checked and are currently undertaking or have passed their NVQ in Customer Service

Popular Destinations

  • Taxis to and from East Midlands Airport,
  • Taxis to and from Birmingham airport,
  • Taxis to and from Manchester airport,
  • Taxis to and from Heathrow Airport,
  • Taxis to and from Gatwick airport,
  • Taxis to and from London airports
  • Taxis to and from Birmingham,
  • Taxis to and from Nottingham,
  • Taxis to and from Leicester,
  • Taxis to and from Sheffield.
  • Taxis to and from London
  • Taxis to and from Alton Towers,
  • Taxis to and from Download Festival,
  • Taxis to and from Night Clubs.
  • Taxis to and from Derby Train Station
  • Taxis to and from Derby University,

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E-Booking and online payments

We are the only taxi company in Derby which enables its customers to make bookings online. Our state of the art E-Booking service makes it easy for everyone to book their taxi using PC, laptop or even a mobile phone. You can take advantage of these features while using our ebooking system:

  • Book you taxi
  • cancel your taxi
  • Amend the bookings
  • Cancel bookings
  • Track the bookings
  • Create and cancel advance bookings
  • Online Payments

    Using the most secure and the most fastest online payment system powered by PayPal you can pay you taxi fare online. From £25 to £2000 we accept payments online using our PayPal system. Verified by visa and secured by SSL security, our website uses encryption technologies to make sure that your personal data is in safe hands.

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