×

Your Rideshare Questions, Answered

Uber help. Fare comparison. Trending topics.


{{ trip.distance.value / 1609.34 | number : 1 }} mi {{ trip.distance.value / 1000 | number : 1 }} km
{{ trip.duration.value / 60 | number : 0 }} mins
Surge Pricing
Filter Results
Compare
{{ trip.distance.value / 1609.34 | number : 1 }} mi {{ trip.distance.value / 1000 | number : 1 }} km
{{ trip.duration.value / 60 | number : 0 }} mins
No matching results
{{ r.service.company.name }}
{{ feature }} ,
{{ r.service.name }}
{{ r.service.tagline }}
{{ feature[0] }} {{ feature[0] }} {{ feature[1] }}
 Info  & breakdown  & {{ r.options.length }} options
×
Potential Surge Pricing!

{{ r.service.company.name }} varies their pricing based on demand. The estimate here is a baseline estimate. To see how demand-based pricing would change the estimates you see here, use the Surge Pricing tool. Surge Pricing tool on the left.

The actual multiplier used when you take your trip may vary depending on time of day, the number of drivers on the road, and the number of users looking for rides.

Uber's "upfront pricing," which is their guaranteed rate, can contain a surge multiplier without warning. If RideGuru's estimate is noticeably different from Uber's proposed price, you may be looking at this secret surge pricing. Beware!

{{ r.getMultiplier() }}
×
Potential Surge Pricing!

{{ r.service.company.name }} varies their pricing based on demand. The estimate here assumes a multiplier of {{ r.getMultiplier() }}x, which is the current surge multiplier at the time of this estimate, but the actual multiplier used when you take your trip may vary depending on time of day, the number of drivers on the road, and the number of users looking for rides.

To change the surge calculation, use the Surge Pricing tool.

From 
{{ r.totalFareText(0) }}
Flat rate available:
: {{ fr.rate_text}}
{{ r.timeEstimateText() }} away
{{ r.service.name }}
{{ feature[0] }} {{ feature[0] }} {{ feature[1] }}
From 

{{ r.totalFareText(0) }}
×
Potential Surge Pricing!

{{ r.service.company.name }} varies their pricing based on demand. The estimate here is a baseline estimate. To see how demand-based pricing would change the estimates you see here, use the Surge Pricing tool. Surge Pricing tool on the left.

The actual multiplier used when you take your trip may vary depending on time of day, the number of drivers on the road, and the number of users looking for rides.

Uber's "upfront pricing," which is their guaranteed rate, can contain a surge multiplier without warning. If RideGuru's estimate is noticeably different from Uber's proposed price, you may be looking at this secret surge pricing. Beware!

{{ r.getMultiplier() }}
×
Potential Surge Pricing!

{{ r.service.company.name }} varies their pricing based on demand. The estimate here assumes a multiplier of {{ r.getMultiplier() }}x, which is the current surge multiplier at the time of this estimate, but the actual multiplier used when you take your trip may vary depending on time of day, the number of drivers on the road, and the number of users looking for rides.

To change the surge calculation, use the Surge Pricing tool.

{{ r.surgeData().description }}
Flat rate available:
: {{ fr.rate_text}}
{{ r.timeEstimateText() }} away
 Info  & breakdown  & {{ r.options.length }} options
{{ r.service.company.name }}
×
{{ r.service.name }}
{{ r.entity.service_area }}
{{ r.totalFareText() }}

{{ r.surgeDescription() }}


{{ choice | capitalize }} {{ datum }}, -

Fare Info
{{ li.explanation }} {{ li.charge_text }}
Total {{ r.totalFareText() }}

All Options
{{ opt.name }}
{{ opt.company_name }} {{ opt.company_name }} ({{ opt.rating.num_ratings }} ratings)
{{ r.formatCurrency(opt.price, 0) }}
Book it
Disagree with this estimate? Let us know.

Can't find the ride you need? Rent a car from Avis.

Your search engine for rideshares, taxis, and limos

Choosing a rideshare option can be confusing. The RideGuru price comparison tool gives accurate fare estimates and ridehailing information to help you get where you want to go, whether you want to use Uber, Lyft, Curb, Ola, Didi, or even a traditional taxi or limo service. Find available services in your area, use filters to find just the right option for you, then hail your ride right from RideGuru.

To begin, enter the starting and ending locations of the ride you need in the fields above.

Still have questions? Post a message in Ask a Ride Guru, and see what the experts say. Or browse the forum to read the latest rideshare industry chatter.

How to Avoid Uber’s Surge Pricing

Posted by RideGuru on October 19, 2021

Uber, and other rideshare services, have filled a much needed space in the transportation market. Whether you are planning a trip, need a ride to work, or find yourself stranded after a night out, Uber is a quick and effective way to get from point a to point b. Further, with RideGuru’s Fare Estima… Read more

Tips to Avoid Sexual Assault when Riding in an Uber or Lyft

Posted by RideGuru on October 15, 2021

While there are many benefits to rideshares, namely quick and affordable transportation options, there are some safety issues that have been made more prevalent with the popularity of rideshare vehicles.In a 2019 news story by National Public Radio, a new report showed that Uber received almost 6,0… Read more

How Your Lyft Ride Earnings are Calculated

Posted by RideGuru on October 12, 2021

Ever curious exactly how Lyft calculates your earnings? Sometimes it seems like Lyft (and Uber!) just make up “driver earnings” by pulling a number out of a hat, especially when it comes to getting paid fairly on surge rides! We dug into Lyft’s help articles to learn exactly how they claim to calcu… Read more

Uber Reserve: Guarantee Your Uber Ride!

Posted by RideGuru on October 8, 2021

This article was first published on TaxiFareFinder.com.Uber has heard your feedback and starting next week Uber is rolling out guaranteed advanced bookings in over 20 US cities! Uber’s newest initiative, Uber Reserve, helps riders who are looking for more ride assurance when requesting important, t… Read more

How to edit your tip amount in the Uber app

Posted by RideGuru on October 6, 2021

Did you accidentally enter in the wrong tip amount on your Uber trip? Do you need to retroactively tip your driver from a past trip? While tipping your Uber driver is pretty self-explanatory sometimes you may need to change the tip amount or add a tip a few days out. Here are the complete rules whe… Read more

UberEats Now Allows "Pickup"

Posted by RideGuru on September 27, 2021

Tired of waiting for your UberEats delivery? In an effort to expand out the UberEats platform, Uber has added a new pickup feature to the UberEats app. Now users can search for restaurants that are nearby and open for pick up. According to TechCrunch, “the new feature was inspired by feedback from … Read more

Trending Forum Topics

Hot topics being discussed in the RideGuru Forum
Which company is best for java development?

Posted by narolainfotech5 on October 22, 2021

In search of a Java Development Company? First, let me tell you about Java, Java is a high-level, class-based, object-oriented programming language.

Narola Infotech Java web application development company with 15+ years of experience in custom java application development services. #1 java development company in the USA! We …

Which are the best eCommerce development Company to hire?

Posted by narolainfotech5 on October 22, 2021

Before deciding on an eCommerce website development company, make sure to consider various factors such as respect, expertise,team of experts, experience, and client testimonials.

Narola Infotech is a leading eCommerce website development company that provides eCommerce website development services with 16+ Years of Experience to worldwide clients with the …

Fancy being the owner of an Uber like app?

Posted by narolainfotech5 on October 22, 2021

If you want to build a successful uber clone app, there are features that you don’t want to miss including in your solution. Develop and launch a uber like app and become a key player in the taxi industry. Uber clones which bear our unique features help users navigate …

Can I get a ride with a dozen printers. With uberxl?

Posted by Steeletech on October 22, 2021

I buy repair if needed and sell printers. I buy 4-12 of them as well a box or 2 of binders, wires, keyboards, etc. once a week. I need to travel from visalia to tulare. Is uberxl a fit? Or who is?

Best Cars

Posted by Henley050 on October 17, 2021

What are the best cars to use on the uber and lyft platform?

The more you use Uber, the more expensive it gets. (Upfront Pricing)

Posted by StuffinMuffin on April 17, 2018

I figured this would be the case.  With the introduction of upfront pricing, Uber can charge customers anything they want.  They will ask for any amount riders are willing to pay.  I have heard cases where during the hours when the business users are out, the overall fare goes up. …

All list 4 people

Posted by evebat2001 on October 21, 2021

All the rides list for people does that mean that I won’t get the quoted Rate unless I have three people with me

Transgender

Posted by Suetgirl on October 16, 2021

As a trans rider im always wary about how the driver will react to picking me up dressed , been pretty impressed by the attitude of them so far.. any drivers on here that would be offended by trans .. cheers x

If you were the new CEO of Uber, with absolute power, what would be the first thing you'd change?

Posted by DaimsLer on June 9, 2018

I am asking the current Uber drivers, but anyone's welcome.

TikToker tries to prove that Uber increases prices if phone battery is low

Posted by andsold on October 5, 2021

I believe this!! Who else has noticed this??

"In a TikTok posted on Wednesday, TikToker Tony Aubé (@tony.aube) claims that Uber charges customers more when their phones have low battery. Aubé demonstrates that he checked the price of a ride on a phone with a low battery and found that …

{{ calculationPhase }}...

Features

Check Availability & Compare Fares

Which rideshare and ridehail options are available to you? How much do they cost and how do they compare? Enter your designated route into the RideGuru Calculator to find out.

RideGuru compares estimated prices for a multitude of taxi and ridehail services such as Uber, Lyft, Ola, and Didi Kauidi for thousands of locations worldwide. Furthermore, RideGuru gives you an entire breakdown of fares, including how much your driver is actually making from your fare versus how much is going to the company.

  • Fare comparison of ridehail/rideshare companies
  • Detailed comparison of car types & services
  • Driver pay-out calculator
  • Availability of services
  • Hail/Dispatch a service directly from RideGuru

Get your fare comparison

Ask a Ride Guru

Do you have questions about rideshares, ridehails, and/or taxis? You've come to the right place. Whether your question is super-easy, a mind-twister, or obscure, one of our Gurus will find and provide the best answer for you. Our community of Gurus includes experienced riders, seasoned drivers, and industry experts.

  • Can I take my dog in an Uber?
  • What are the requirements to drive for Lyft?
  • Which rideshare company pays their drivers the most?
  • What are Surge Pricing and Prime Time fares?

Ask a Ride Guru

Rideshare 101

New to ridehails and rideshares? Never heard of Uber and Lyft? Interested in driving? Not sure how to start? This is a great place to learn all the basics of ridesharing.

Visit Ridehail 101

RideGuru Newsroom

Already an experienced rider? Love traveling the world? Come check out our regularly updated newsroom!

  • RideGuru Newsletter - regular updates on the world of rideshares, right to your inbox
  • Weekly Highlighted World Destinations to inspire your next trip
  • Rideshare News and Updates - stay on top of the rideshare industry

See the latest news

RideGuru Forum

Come join the community! Share your stories and meet fellow drivers, riders, and fans.

  • Share stories about your experience
  • Meet fellow drivers and ridehail fans
  • Take a poll, ask a question, advertise your service or items
  • Try being a RideGuru and answering others' questions

Visit The Lounge

Back to top

Get the Latest RideGuru News

RideGuru newsletter

Subscribe to our mailing list

Back to top

RideGuru in the Media

People are talking about RideGuru! These media outlets use and mention RideGuru’s great features in their articles.

Find out more.

Back to top

Supported Cities

Ride.Guru supports thousands of cities all over the world. Here are just a few. See RideGuru's complete list of cities here.

USA

Worldwide

Back to top