New York City Lyft Rates

You can currently choose from 4 different car services in NYC.

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Lyft

Initial cost: $2.50
Service fee: $0
Price per minute: $0.35
Price per mile: $1.79
Minimum fare: $8
Maximum fare: $500
Cancellation fee: $10
- Scheduled Rides: $10

fits 4 passengers

Lyft Plus

Initial cost: $3.50
Service fee: $0
Price per minute: $0.50
Price per mile: $2.97
Minimum fare: $12
Maximum fare: $500
Cancellation fee: $10
- Scheduled Rides: $10

for up to 6 riders

Premier

Initial cost: $7
Service fee: $0
Price per minute: $0.64
Price per mile: $3.77
Minimum fare: $15
Maximum fare: $500
Cancellation fee: $10
- Scheduled Rides: $10

up to 6 passengers

Lyft Line

Initial cost: $2.50
Service fee: $0
Price per minute: $0.35
Price per mile: $1.79
Minimum fare: $6
Maximum fare: $500
Cancellation fee: $5
- Scheduled Rides: $10

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Airport Information

Lyft can pick up and drop off passengers at LGA (LaGuardia) and JFK (John F. Kennedy International).

Other coverage areas in New York:

Southhampton Suffolk County

You should also know...

Applicable surcharges and tolls may also be added to your fare. The maximum fare (based on cost per minute and mile but excludes any applicable Prime Time) is $500. Return tolls will be added to westbound trips through or across the Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel, George Washington Bridge, Goethals Bridge & Outerbridge Crossing. $15 tolls will be added to all trips between New York and New Jersey
Lyft New York City

There have been 10 changes to pricing/services for New York City since 12/18/15:


#Change When
1New car option! Premier is now available in New York City, NY7/7/2016
2Line price per minute decreased from $0.40 to $0.35 ($0.05 lower)2/4/2016
3Line price per mile decreased from $2.15 to $1.79 ($0.36 lower)2/4/2016
4Line initial ride cost lowered from $3 to $2.50 ($0.50 decrease)2/4/2016
5Plus price per minute decreased from $0.60 to $0.50 ($0.10 lower)2/1/2016
6Plus price per mile decreased from $3.22 to $2.97 ($0.25 lower)2/1/2016
7Plus initial ride cost lowered from $4.50 to $3.50 ($1 decrease)2/1/2016
8Standard price per minute decreased from $0.40 to $0.35 ($0.05 lower)2/1/2016
9Standard price per mile decreased from $2.15 to $1.79 ($0.36 lower)2/1/2016
10Standard initial ride cost lowered from $3 to $2.50 ($0.50 decrease)2/1/2016