Curb is now an official taxi app for the City of Chicago!
Are you a licensed Chicago taxi driver? Register to drive with Curb.
Covering Cook, DuPage, and southern Lake counties, Curb can take you wherever you need to go in Chicago. From Navy Pier to Green Mill, your Curb driver will expertly navigate the city to serve you.
FARE RATES as of January 1, 2016
Passenger Booking Fee: $1.75
Flag Pull (Base Fare): $3.25
Each additional mile: $2.25
Every 36 seconds of time elapsed: $0.20
First additional passenger: $1.00
Each additional passenger after first passenger*: $0.50
Vomit Clean-up Fee: $50.00
Illinois Airport Departure Tax**: $4.00
*Applies only to additional passengers aged 13 through 64.
**Applies only to taxi fares leaving the airports.
• Tolls are an extra charge to the passenger.
• The fare does not include a tip.
• There is no extra charge for baggage or baggage handling.
• If your driver chooses to assist you, tipping is appropriate.
TAP CARD USERS: TAP (Taxi Access Program) card users are responsible for any fare amount exceeding the TAP allowance of $13.50.
TRIPS TO SUBURBS, NOT FROM AIRPORT: The rate of fare is STRAIGHT METER to the city limits PLUS ONE-HALF the STRAIGHT METERED FARE from the city limit to the suburban destination.
A $4.00 airport departure tax is levied by the State of Illinois per trip, not per person.
TRIPS TO SUBURBS FROM AIRPORT: Trips from the airports to all suburbs, except those listed below, are STRAIGHT METER PLUS ONE-HALF the STRAIGHT METERED FARE from the airport to the suburban destination.
The following are straight meter fares: Alsip, Bedford Park, Blue Island, Burbank, Burnham, Calumet City, Calumet Park, Cicero, Des Plaines, Dolton, Elk Grove Village, Elmwood Park, Evanston, Evergreen Park, Forest View, Harwood Heights, Hines VA Hospital, Hometown, Lincolnwood, Merrionette Park, Niles, Norridge, Oak Lawn, Oak Park, Park Ridge, Riverdale, River Grove, Rosemont, Skokie, Stickney, and Summit.
FLAT TAXI SHARED RATES: Two or more independent travelers may choose to share a taxi from a designated airport cab stand for a flat rate per person at the following rates:
O’Hare Airport to Downtown: $24 per person
Midway Airport to Downtown: $18 per person
O’Hare/Midway or Midway/O’Hare: $37 per person
“Downtown” is 22nd Street to Fullerton Avenue, Ashland Avenue to Lake Michigan, and includes McCormick Place.