Chicago Lyft Rates

There are currently 4 car services in Chicago, Illinois.

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Lyft

Initial cost: $1.70
Service fee: $1.40
Price per minute: $0.20
Price per mile: $0.90
Minimum fare: $3
Maximum fare: $200
Cancellation fee: $5
- Scheduled Rides: $10
City tax: 50¢

fits 4 passengers

Lyft Plus

Initial cost: $3
Service fee: $1.40
Price per minute: $0.35
Price per mile: $1.75
Minimum fare: $7
Maximum fare: $200
Cancellation fee: $5
- Scheduled Rides: $10
City tax: 50¢

for up to 6 riders

Premier

Initial cost: $4
Service fee: $1.40
Price per minute: $0.35
Price per mile: $2
Minimum fare: $9
Maximum fare: $200
Cancellation fee: $5
- Scheduled Rides: $10
City tax: 50¢

up to 6 passengers

Lyft Line

Initial cost: $1.70
Service fee: $1.40
Price per minute: $0.20
Price per mile: $0.90
Minimum fare: $2.50
Maximum fare: $200
Cancellation fee: $5
- Scheduled Rides: $10
City tax: 50¢

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Airport Information

Lyft can pick up and drop off passengers at ORD & MDW.

Cities also included within this area:

Naperville, Evanston

Other coverage areas in Illinois:

Champaign Decatur Bloomington Il Carbondale Kankakee

You should also know...

Trips to or from Chicago Airports (O'Hare and Midway), McCormick Place, and Navy Pier are subject to a $5 surcharge fee.

Lyft Chicago

Here are the 15 most recent price/car service changes to Chicago since December 2015:


#Change When
1Line service/trust fee lowered from $1.70 to $1.40 ($0.30 decrease)1/24/2017
2Premier service/trust fee lowered from $1.70 to $1.40 ($0.30 decrease)1/23/2017
3Premier minimum ride cost decreased from $9.50 to $9 ($0.50 lower)1/23/2017
4Plus service/trust fee lowered from $1.70 to $1.40 ($0.30 decrease)1/23/2017
5Plus price per mile decreased from $1.80 to $1.75 ($0.05 lower)1/23/2017
6Plus minimum ride cost decreased from $8 to $7 ($1 lower)1/23/2017
7Standard service/trust fee lowered from $1.70 to $1.40 ($0.30 decrease)1/23/2017
8New car option! Premier is now available in the Chicago Area9/8/2016
9Plus service/trust fee raised from $1.60 to $1.70 ($0.10 increase)8/30/2016
10Standard service/trust fee raised from $1.60 to $1.70 ($0.10 increase)8/30/2016
11Line service/trust fee raised from $1.60 to $1.70 ($0.10 increase)8/30/2016
12Line minimum ride cost decreased from $3.50 to $2.50 ($1 lower)7/15/2016
13Standard minimum ride cost decreased from $3.50 to $3 ($0.50 lower)5/11/2016
14Standard minimum ride cost increased from $3 to $3.50 ($0.50 higher)5/11/2016
15Plus price per minute increased from $0.33 to $0.35 ($0.02 higher)5/2/2016


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