08/06/2010 08:32 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

London Taxis Named Best Overall By Tourists

In a new poll, London taxicabs were ranked best in the world, according to Reuters.

Despite their high cost, London beat rivals for the third year in a row for the title of friendliest and most knowledgeable.

New York came in second on the list, even though they tied Paris for rudest cab drivers. Yet travelers claim that NYC has the most available taxis.

The top 5 best taxi experiences in the world:
  • London
  • New York
  • Tokyo
  • Berlin
  • Bangkok

Roman cabbies were voted the worst drivers in the world, while Madrid, Copenhagen, Dublin, Frankfurt and Paris rounded out the top 10.