The Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Department of the City of Chicago determines all taxicab rates. For more information, please visit their website.
FARE RATES as of January 1, 2016:
$3.25 – Flag Pull (Base Fare)
$2.25 – Each additional mile
$0.25 – Every 36 seconds of time elapsed
$1.00 – First additional passenger
$0.50 – Each additional passenger after first passenger*
$50.00 – Vomit Clean-up Fee
$4.00 – Illinois Airport Departure Tax**
$0.50 – Tech Fee*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.