Looking for Chicago, IL taxis?
Enjoy the flexibility of a taxi combined with Uber’s helpful app features by riding with UberX in Chicago instead. You can request on demand for last-minute trips, book 24/7 in-app or online, and see affordable upfront prices for every trip. Your ride is a few taps away.
The best of Chicago taxi services with Uber
Welcome to the ride option that’s ready when you are. You can request a ride when you need to travel near or far in Chicago. You’ll also enjoy 24/7 requesting, helpful in-app safety features, and upfront pricing to budget ahead for your trip. Try this day-or-night ride option to head to your destination.
Experience taxi-like services and more in Chicago by requesting a ride with the Uber app. With UberX, you can request a ride on demand at any time and on any day.
Helpful safety features
Uber prioritizes safety for every rider in Chicago. In a few taps, you can access customer support and share trip details with loved ones. View driver profiles, too, to see ratings and more to get to know your driver before the trip begins.
See prices at the beginning of each trip. However, the price may be adjusted at the end of the trip if surcharges or tolls differ from the estimated upfront price.
Looking for taxis? Try these ride options instead
Room for 4
Vehicles for up to 4 riders
Room for 6
Vehicles for up to 6 riders
Rates of UberX
View the average rate for Uber trips in Chicago to budget ahead of your next ride with Uber.
On average, 16 minute rides in Chicago costs $20.
Nearby ride services
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 a trip with UberX 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.
For out-of-town meetings and lengthy commutes to the office, consider riding with UberX. Your ride can be booked 24/7 so you’re on the road and headed to your dropoff location in no time. While the driver focuses on getting you to your destination, you can focus on getting work done.
Make airport travel easy by requesting a ride with the Uber app the next time you’re considering getting a ride. With instant requesting available in the app, you can confirm your trip as soon as you need a ride to or from the airport.
Frequently asked questions
- How do I request a taxi in Chicago with Uber?
While you can’t request a taxi using Uber in Chicago yet, you can request a trip with UberX directly from the Uber app. To get started, open the Uber app, enter your pickup and dropoff locations, then select UberX from the list of ride options. You’ll be matched with a driver to assist you with your trip.
- Can I tip my driver in Chicago like I do with taxis?
Yes. You can use the Uber app to provide a tip and giving cash directly to your driver is also an option. (100% of your in-app tip goes directly to the driver).
- Is it safe to request a ride with Uber in Chicago?
Safety is a top priority for every ride with Uber. You can access in-app safety features to help you stay protected from pickup to dropoff. Share trip details with contacts, access the emergency assistance button to call local authorities, and explore more safety features, all from the Uber app.
- How many passengers can ride in a taxi compared with UberX in Chicago?
With the Uber app, you can explore ride options that have rider limits ranging between 4 and 6 people. The passenger limit for a taxi in your area varies by vehicle and jurisdiction.
- Can I change my trip after requesting a ride in Chicago with Uber?
Yes you can change your trip details after requesting a ride in Chicago with Uber.
- Can I request a wheelchair-accessible taxi near me?
Although you can’t request a wheelchair-accessible taxi in Chicago, you can check the Uber app for the Uber WAV ride option. With Uber WAV, you can request an affordable wheelchair-accessible vehicle and ride with specialized drivers to assist you.
- What do I do if I forget an item in a ride with Uber?
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.