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Looking for Chicago, IL taxi cabs?

Getting a taxi in Chicago just got easier. In a few steps in the Uber app, you can request a local cab and pay for your trip all from one place. With day or night requesting available, consider this a convenient way to get your next taxi ride in Chicago.

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An easy way to request a taxi in Chicago

Welcome to Chicago where taxis can be requested within the Uber app. With in-app requests, your cab ride can happen at any time.

  • 24/7 requesting

    Your taxi needs are important to us. Request a taxi where you want in Chicago for last-minute trips, to head to work, or to travel to another place with a licensed taxi driver.

  • Professional taxi drivers

    A licensed taxi driver is ready to help you get around Chicago with every taxi ride you request.

  • Cashless payments

    Make traveling your only concern by setting up cashless payments. Automated payments are as simple as adding your preferred payment method in the account settings.


Download the Uber app to request a taxi ride near you

Looking for taxis near you?

Different types of rides are available in Chicago. To see what ride options you can request specifically in Chicago, open the Uber app and enter your pickup and dropoff locations.

Room for 4

Taxis for up to 4 passengers

Room for 6

Taxi and non-taxi vehicles for up to 6 riders

Local taxi rates in Chicago

Budget ahead for your taxi ride in Chicago by viewing common rates for taxi rides with Uber.

On average, rides lasting 17 minutes in Chicago cost $19.*

Taxi services for all your ride needs

24/7 Chicago rides

Whether you want to explore local restaurant favorites or need a quick ride to the grocery store or another place, consider requesting taxi to make your ride happen. The Uber app allows you to connect with drivers at any time so your travel needs in Chicago are met.

Business travel

For out-of-town meetings and commutes to the office, book a taxi with the Uber app to support your business travel needs. The ride you want can be booked 24/7 so you’re on the road in no time. While the local cab driver focuses on getting you to your destination in Chicago, you can focus on getting work done.


Frequently asked questions

  • You can request a taxi in Chicago directly from the Uber app. To get started, open the Uber app, enter your pickup and dropoff locations, then select our taxi product from the list of ride options. You’ll be matched with a licensed taxi driver to assist you with your trip.

  • Taxis with the Uber app in Chicago support groups of 4 and 6 passengers, so you can be sure you’ll get at least a 4-seater when requesting a ride.

  • The hours of operation for taxis vary by jurisdiction and taxi operator. You can request a taxi ride 24/7 using the Uber app. If no taxis are available at the time you request, consider instead requesting a different ride option in the Uber app.

  • Yes. You can add card payment methods such as a credit card to your Uber account. You can also use an online payment method such as PayPal to pay for your ride in Chicago.

  • Use the Uber app to provide a tip (100% of your in-app tip goes directly to the driver).

  • Some apps offer the ability to book taxis in Chicago. Consider booking a taxi with the Uber app to enjoy affordable prices and 24/7 ride requesting when you need to travel in and around the city.

  • You can use the Uber app to contact the driver regarding the lost item. To get started, visit the Uber app and go to the Account section. Tap on Trips, then select the trip on which you forgot the item. Next, tap Find Lost Item and follow the in-app instructions.

  • Safety is a top priority for Uber. You can use the Emergency Button to call local emergency assistance or you can explore and access other safety features in the Uber app that are designed to help you stay protected.

*Sample rider prices are estimates only and do not reflect variations due to geography, traffic delays, promotions, or other factors. Flat rates and minimum fees may apply. Actual prices for rides and scheduled rides may vary.