New York City Lyft Rates

You can currently choose from 6 different car services in NYC.

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Lyft

Initial cost: $0
Service fee: $0
Price per minute: $0.66
Price per mile: $1.46
Minimum fare: $7.19
Maximum fare: $700
Cancellation fee: $5.39
- Scheduled Rides: $8.98

fits 4 passengers

Lyft Plus

Initial cost: $0
Service fee: $0
Price per minute: $0.69
Price per mile: $2.11
Minimum fare: $9.43
Maximum fare: $700
Cancellation fee: $5.39
- Scheduled Rides: $8.98

for up to 6 riders

Premier

Initial cost: $7
Service fee: $0
Price per minute: $0.65
Price per mile: $3.75
Minimum fare: $15
Maximum fare: $700
Cancellation fee: $10
- Scheduled Rides: $10

up to 6 passengers

Lyft Line

Initial cost: $0
Service fee: $0
Price per minute: $0.66
Price per mile: $1.46
Minimum fare: $7.19
Maximum fare: $700
Cancellation fee: $5.39
- Scheduled Rides: $8.98

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LUX

Initial cost: $6.95
Service fee: $0
Price per minute: $0.84
Price per mile: $2.74
Minimum fare: $13.47
Maximum fare: $700
Cancellation fee: $5.39
- Scheduled Rides: $8.98

for up to 4 riders

LUX SUV

Initial cost: $13.24
Service fee: $0
Price per minute: $1.19
Price per mile: $4.04
Minimum fare: $23
Maximum fare: $700
Cancellation fee: $5.39
- Scheduled Rides: $8.98

for up to 6 riders

Airport Information

Lyft can pick up and drop off passengers at EWR, LGA and JFK.

You should also know...

Applicable tolls, surcharges, taxes and fees may also be added to your fare. Return tolls will be added to westbound trips through or across the Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel, George Washington Bridge, Goethals Bridge & Outerbridge Crossing. $20 surcharge will be added to all trips between New York and New Jersey, inclusive of tolls but not inclusive of applicable fees, however, an additional $17 surcharge will be added to all east-bound trips that cross the Verrazano Bridge.

Here are the 15 most recent price/car service changes to New York City since December 2016:


#Change When
1Luxsuv price per minute increased from $0.72 to $1.19 ($0.47 higher)2/6/2019
2Luxsuv price per mile decreased from $4.05 to $4.04 ($0.01 lower)2/6/2019
3Luxsuv initial ride cost raised from $12.58 to $13.24 ($0.66 increase)2/6/2019
4Lux price per minute increased from $0.59 to $0.84 ($0.25 higher)2/6/2019
5Lux price per mile decreased from $3.37 to $2.74 ($0.63 lower)2/6/2019
6Lux initial ride cost raised from $6.29 to $6.95 ($0.66 increase)2/6/2019
7Plus price per minute increased from $0.45 to $0.69 ($0.24 higher)2/6/2019
8Plus price per mile decreased from $2.56 to $2.11 ($0.45 lower)2/6/2019
9Plus initial ride cost lowered from $3.46 to $0 ($3.46 decrease)2/6/2019
10Standard price per minute increased from $0.43 to $0.66 ($0.23 higher)2/6/2019
11Standard price per mile decreased from $1.60 to $1.46 ($0.14 lower)2/6/2019
12Standard initial ride cost lowered from $2.29 to $0 ($2.29 decrease)2/6/2019
13Line price per minute increased from $0.43 to $0.66 ($0.23 higher)2/6/2019
14Line price per mile decreased from $1.60 to $1.46 ($0.14 lower)2/6/2019
15Line initial ride cost lowered from $2.29 to $0 ($2.29 decrease)2/6/2019