Chicago Lyft Rates

There are currently 6 car services in Chicago, Illinois.

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Lyft

  1. Initial cost: $1.79
  2. Service fee: $1.85
  3. Price per minute: $0.28
  4. Price per mile: $0.81
  5. Minimum fare: $3
  6. Maximum fare: $400
  7. Cancellation fee: $5
  8. City tax: 65¢

fits 4 passengers

Lyft Plus

  1. Initial cost: $3
  2. Service fee: $2.15
  3. Price per minute: $0.35
  4. Price per mile: $1.80
  5. Minimum fare: $7
  6. Maximum fare: $400
  7. Cancellation fee: $5
  8. City tax: 65¢

fits up to 6 riders

Premier

  1. Initial cost: $4
  2. Service fee: $2.15
  3. Price per minute: $0.45
  4. Price per mile: $1.80
  5. Minimum fare: $9
  6. Maximum fare: $400
  7. Cancellation fee: $5
  8. City tax: 65¢

up to 6 passengers

Lyft Line

  1. Initial cost: $1.79
  2. Service fee: $1.85
  3. Price per minute: $0.28
  4. Price per mile: $0.81
  5. Minimum fare: $2.50
  6. Maximum fare: $400
  7. Cancellation fee: $5
  8. City tax: 65¢

share cost w/ others!

LUX

  1. Initial cost: $7
  2. Service fee: $1.40
  3. Price per minute: $0.79
  4. Price per mile: $2.43
  5. Minimum fare: $15
  6. Maximum fare: $400
  7. Cancellation fee: $10
  8. City tax: 65¢

for up to 4 riders

LUX SUV

  1. Initial cost: $14.75
  2. Service fee: $1.40
  3. Price per minute: $0.83
  4. Price per mile: $3.26
  5. Minimum fare: $26
  6. Maximum fare: $400
  7. Cancellation fee: $10
  8. City tax: 65¢

for up to 6 riders

*If you cancel a scheduled ride you'll be charged $10

Airport Information

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

Cities also included within this area:

Naperville, Evanston

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:


#ChangeWhen
1Luxsuv minimum ride cost increased from $25 to $26 ($1 higher)6/24/2019
2Luxsuv initial ride cost raised from $14 to $14.75 ($0.75 increase)6/24/2019
3Plus price per minute decreased from $0.53 to $0.35 ($0.18 lower)6/24/2019
4Plus price per mile increased from $1.30 to $1.80 ($0.50 higher)6/24/2019
5Luxsuv price per minute increased from $0.55 to $0.83 ($0.28 higher)2/15/2019
6Luxsuv price per mile decreased from $4.10 to $3.26 ($0.84 lower)2/15/2019
7Lux price per minute increased from $0.40 to $0.79 ($0.39 higher)2/15/2019
8Lux price per mile decreased from $3.55 to $2.43 ($1.12 lower)2/15/2019
9Premier price per minute increased from $0.35 to $0.45 ($0.10 higher)2/15/2019
10Premier price per mile decreased from $2.05 to $1.80 ($0.25 lower)2/15/2019
11Plus price per minute increased from $0.35 to $0.53 ($0.18 higher)2/15/2019
12Plus price per mile decreased from $1.80 to $1.30 ($0.50 lower)2/15/2019
13Standard price per minute increased from $0.21 to $0.28 ($0.07 higher)11/9/2018
14Standard price per mile decreased from $1 to $0.81 ($0.19 lower)11/9/2018
15Line price per minute increased from $0.21 to $0.28 ($0.07 higher)11/9/2018