How much does a ride with the Uber app cost?
Plan your next trip with the price estimator. Know before you go, so there’s no math and no surprises.
How prices are estimated
In most cities, your cost is calculated up front, before you confirm your ride. In others, you will see an estimated fare range. Here are some fees and factors that can affect your price:
The base rate is determined by the time and distance of a trip.
In your city, a flat fee might be added to each trip. It helps support operational, regulatory, and safety costs.
Busy times and areas
When there are more riders than available drivers, prices may temporarily increase until the marketplace is rebalanced.
Ways to ride in the area
Affordable rides, all to yourself
Newer cars with extra legroom
Affordable rides for groups up to 5
Send packages to friends & family
Request a ride by the hour to get around in a dedicated car
Pool - Unavailable
Luxury rides with professional drivers
Luxury rides for 5 with professional drivers
Affordable rides for you and your pet
Local taxi-cabs at the tap of a button
UberX Car Seat
Affordable, everyday rides equipped with car seats
Black Car Seat
Luxury rides equipped with a car seat
Black SUV Car Seat
Luxury rides for up to 6, equipped with a car seat
Sample price from Union Square to SFO
From Union Square to San Francisco International Airport (SFO), the ride is approximately 13 miles and about 16-22 minutes without traffic. Prices may change due to increased rider demand, discounts, or traffic conditions.
Additional cost per mile
Per-minute wait time
Frequently asked questions
- When do I get charged for a ride?
After you arrive at your destination and exit the vehicle, your final cost will be automatically calculated and charged to the payment method you’ve set.
- Can I get a ride with Uber from an airport?
- Can I pay for an Uber trip with cash?
In most cities, Uber is designed to be a cashless experience. If you prefer, you can give your driver a tip in cash. In cities where cash payments are available, this option must be selected before you request your ride.
- How do I get a price estimate in the app?
Open the app and input your destination in the “Where to?” box. The price estimate for each ride option will appear; scroll to see what’s available in your area.