Cab Companies and Car Services

Abby Cab

Contact info:
(828) 475-2988

  • Located in Granite Falls, NC (about 1 hour from Boone).

  • Serves Boone and Blowing Rock by providing transportation to the Charlotte airport and van service for special events. Airport service should be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Reservations for special events should be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance. Generally, there will be a $75 minimum charge for these services. A 15 passenger van for a six hour function costs $475.


Beech Mountain Taxi/ Sugar Mountain Taxi

Contact info:

(828) 260-2585 (Beech Mountain)
828) 278-7880 (Sugar Mountain)

Hours of operation: Open 24 hours a day/ daily (per website)

  • Serves Beech Mountain, Sugar Mountain, and Grandfather Mountain Communities.

  • Good service for visitors to the ski resorts.

  • Royal Car Service is sister company serving Boone (due to begin operations in spring 2018)


High Country Black Car Service

Contact info:
(828) 387-1977

  • Provides airport transportation, special event transportation, and tours/ outings – e.g. “a night out”, winery tour, High Country tour.

  • Prices for all services listed on website.

  • Serves Linville, Banner Elk, Boone, Newland and Blowing Rock.


High Country Taxi

Contact info:
(828) 414-1492 (call or text)

Hours of operation:
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, 12 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Sunday, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Transportation outside of regular hours can be scheduled in advance

  • They have been in operation since 2013.

  • Also provide transportation from Boone/ Blowing Rock to airports.

  • Website provides fee estimate for various locations.


Royal Car Service

Contact info:
(828) 355-5112

Hours of operation: Open 24 hours a day/ daily (per website)

  • New service as of spring 2018 (partner company to Beech Mountain/ Sugar Mountain Taxi).

  • Serves Boone.

  • Fare discount for App State students and employees.



Uber began operating in Boone in January 2017. Rides through Uber can be scheduled using the Uber app on your smartphone. Off-Campus Student Services could not find any information or reviews about how this service is operating, locally.

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