Base + (Time Fare) + (Distance Fare) + Fees

Calculations / Formula

Uber fares comprise of the following and these rates are different in every city.

Base Fare - For every ride.
Cost per minute - the rate by the duration.
Cost per mile/km - The rate by the distance.
Fees - Booking fees, etc. See below

Fees & Tolls

Booking Fees - "Booking Fee"('Safe Rides Fee')
Tolls - Riders are responsible for the tolls
Minimum Fare - Every city has a minimum

What is Surge Pricing?

Surge Pricing can be incurred when the demand for rides is high, and the supply of drivers is low. In other words, Uber prices can increase when it is a busy time due to bad weather or a popular event.

Surge Pricing is calculated at the time of your trip and will be displayed in the app, or a site like It is displayed as a multiplier, such as 1.5x or 2.5x, that will multiply the fare.