New York City Lyft Rates

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

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Lyft

  1. Initial cost: $0
  2. Service fee: $0
  3. Price per minute: $0.67
  4. Price per mile: $1.48
  5. Minimum fare: $7.30
  6. Maximum fare: $700
  7. Cancellation fee: $5.39

fits 4 passengers

Lyft Plus

  1. Initial cost: $0
  2. Service fee: $0
  3. Price per minute: $0.69
  4. Price per mile: $2.11
  5. Minimum fare: $9.43
  6. Maximum fare: $700
  7. Cancellation fee: $5.39

fits up to 6 riders

Premier

  1. Initial cost: $7
  2. Service fee: $0
  3. Price per minute: $0.65
  4. Price per mile: $3.75
  5. Minimum fare: $15
  6. Maximum fare: $700
  7. Cancellation fee: $10

up to 6 passengers

Lyft Line

  1. Initial cost: $0
  2. Service fee: $0
  3. Price per minute: $0.67
  4. Price per mile: $1.48
  5. Minimum fare: $7.30
  6. Maximum fare: $700
  7. Cancellation fee: $5.39

share cost w/ others!

LUX

  1. Initial cost: $6.95
  2. Service fee: $0
  3. Price per minute: $0.84
  4. Price per mile: $2.74
  5. Minimum fare: $13.47
  6. Maximum fare: $700
  7. Cancellation fee: $5.39

for up to 4 riders

LUX SUV

  1. Initial cost: $13.24
  2. Service fee: $0
  3. Price per minute: $1.19
  4. Price per mile: $4.04
  5. Minimum fare: $23
  6. Maximum fare: $700
  7. Cancellation fee: $5.39

for up to 6 riders

*If you cancel a scheduled ride you'll be charged $8.98

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. A $20 surcharge, which includes tolls, is added to the fare on all trips between New York and New Jersey. If the trip begins in New Jersey and crosses the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge there is an additional $19 surcharge, for a total of $39 added to the price which again includes tolls.

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


#ChangeWhen
1Line price per minute increased from $0.66 to $0.67 ($0.01 higher)2/4/2020
2Line price per mile increased from $1.46 to $1.48 ($0.02 higher)2/4/2020
3Line minimum ride cost increased from $7.19 to $7.30 ($0.11 higher)2/4/2020
4Standard price per minute increased from $0.66 to $0.67 ($0.01 higher)2/1/2020
5Standard price per mile increased from $1.46 to $1.48 ($0.02 higher)2/1/2020
6Standard minimum ride cost increased from $7.19 to $7.30 ($0.11 higher)2/1/2020
7Luxsuv price per minute increased from $0.72 to $1.19 ($0.47 higher)2/6/2019
8Luxsuv price per mile decreased from $4.05 to $4.04 ($0.01 lower)2/6/2019
9Luxsuv initial ride cost raised from $12.58 to $13.24 ($0.66 increase)2/6/2019
10Lux price per minute increased from $0.59 to $0.84 ($0.25 higher)2/6/2019
11Lux price per mile decreased from $3.37 to $2.74 ($0.63 lower)2/6/2019
12Lux initial ride cost raised from $6.29 to $6.95 ($0.66 increase)2/6/2019
13Plus price per minute increased from $0.45 to $0.69 ($0.24 higher)2/6/2019
14Plus price per mile decreased from $2.56 to $2.11 ($0.45 lower)2/6/2019
15Plus initial ride cost lowered from $3.46 to $0 ($3.46 decrease)2/6/2019