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UberPool
share rides with others
Starts at $6-7
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UberX
the low cost uber
Starts at $6-7
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Black SUV
ROOM FOR EVERYONE
Starts at $25-28
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UberXL
low cost rides for large groups
Starts at $8-9
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Black
THE ORIGINAL UBER
Starts at $15-17
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WAV
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE VEHICLES
Starts at $6-7
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Taxi
TAXI WITHOUT THE HASSLE
Starts at $3-3
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Lyft Shared
share the ride, split the cost
Starts at $4-5
$50 in free ride credit

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Lyft
the low cost lyft
Starts at $5-6
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Lyft XL
fits up to 6 passengers
Starts at $6-7
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Lyft Lux
luxury cars
Starts at $8-10
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Lyft Lux Black
luxury black cars
Starts at $15-17
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Lyft Lux Black XL
luxury black cars for large groups
Starts at $25-28
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Taxi Cab
traditional cab service
Starts at $3-3

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Hubway
shared bike service
Starts at $6.00-6.00

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The Essential Guide to Getting Around in Boston, MA

About Boston

Boston is a large city in the state of Massachusetts, consisting of 48.4 square miles with a total number of residents approximating 609,023. Boston is densely populated with a population density of about 13,894 people per square mile. Boston is located in Suffolk County.

Boston's neighborhoods include South Dorchester, Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, East Boston and Brighton. Boston is home to Fenway Park, Boston University, Northeastern University, Suffolk University and University Of Massachusetts Boston.

Commuting in Boston

The average commute time for residents of Boston is about 30 minutes. According to the last census, the most popular method of transporation for commuters in Boston is drove alone at 38%, followed by public transit at 35%, walked at 14%, carpooled at 6%, worked at home at 3%, bicycle at 2% and other at 1%.

Boston Without a Car

According to Walkscore, Boston is rated 'walker's paradise, rider's paradise and biker's paradise', with scores of 93, 90 and 93 respectively. Major public transporation services include Logan Express.

Bikeshare is provided by Hubway starting at $6.00.

Boston By Car

Hourly and daily rental car providers are available in Boston, including Turo and Zipcar. Turo is a peer-to-peer car rental car marketplace with low daily rates and includes insurance and Zipcar is an hourly car rental service by Avis Budget which includes 180 miles per day, insurance, and gas.

Boston has many ground transporation options which include six Lyft services, at least one Taxicab service and six Uber services.

The most economical service in Boston is UberPool, and the most expensive service is Taxi Service. The service with the cheapest minimum fare is Taxi Service. Boston has both UberPool and Lyft Shared services for splitting the fare with fellow riders. Groups of four or more people can choose from Lyft XL, Lyft Lux Black XL, Uber Black SUV and UberXL.

The following Lyft, Taxicab and Uber services are available in Boston, from cheapest to most expensive:

UberPool

UberPool is a shared ride with others which accomodates up to 4 passengers. The minimum fare is $6.85. The base fare for the service is $2.10. The cost per mile is $0.80 and the cost per minute is $0.29. There is a $1.85 service fee on UberPool in Boston. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on UberPool. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Lyft Shared. 


Lyft Shared

Lyft Shared is a shared ride which accomodates up to 4 passengers. The minimum fare is $3.50. The base fare for the service is $2.10. The cost per mile is $0.88 and the cost per minute is $0.36. There is a $1.85 service fee on Lyft Shared in Boston. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on Lyft Shared. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is UberPool. 


Lyft Standard

Lyft Standard is a personal ride which seats up to 4 passengers. The minimum fare is $5.00. The base fare for the service is $2.10. The cost per mile is $0.88 and the cost per minute is $0.36. There is a $1.85 service fee on Lyft Standard in Boston. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on Lyft Standard. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is UberX. 


UberX

UberX is an economy personal ride which fits up to 4 riders. The minimum fare is $6.85. The base fare for the service is $2.10. The cost per mile is $0.88 and the cost per minute is $0.36. There is a $1.85 service fee on UberX in Boston. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on UberX. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Lyft Standard. 


Uber WAV

Uber WAV is a wheelchair accessible ride which fits up to 4 riders. The minimum fare is $6.85. The base fare for the service is $2.10. The cost per mile is $0.88 and the cost per minute is $0.36. There is a $1.85 service fee on Uber WAV in Boston. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on Uber WAV. 


Lyft Lux

Lyft Lux is a luxury ride which seats up to 4 passengers. The minimum fare is $8.00. The base fare for the service is $4.30. The cost per mile is $1.92 and the cost per minute is $0.75. There is a $2.10 service fee on Lyft Lux in Boston. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on Lyft Lux. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Uber Comfort. 


Lyft XL

Lyft XL is a supersized ride which accomodates up to 6 riders. The minimum fare is $6.00. The base fare for the service is $3.50. The cost per mile is $2.30 and the cost per minute is $0.41. There is a $2.10 service fee on Lyft XL in Boston. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on Lyft XL. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is UberXL. 


UberXL

UberXL is a low cost ride for large groups which fits up to 6 riders. The minimum fare is $8.10. The base fare for the service is $3.50. The cost per mile is $2.30 and the cost per minute is $0.41. There is a $2.10 service fee on UberXL in Boston. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on UberXL. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Lyft XL. 


Lyft Lux Black

Lyft Lux Black is a luxury black car service which accomodates up to 4 riders. The minimum fare is $15.00. The base fare for the service is $7.00. The cost per mile is $2.42 and the cost per minute is $0.93. There is a $1.35 service fee on Lyft Lux Black in Boston. There is a cancellation fee of $10.00 on Lyft Lux Black. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Uber Black. 


Uber Black

Uber Black is a luxury black car service which seats up to 4 passengers. The minimum fare is $15.75. The base fare for the service is $7.75. The cost per mile is $2.42 and the cost per minute is $0.93. There is no service fee on Uber Black in Boston. There is a cancellation fee of $10.00 on Uber Black. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Lyft Lux Black. 


Lyft Lux Black XL

Lyft Lux Black XL is a spacious luxury ride which fits up to 6 riders. The minimum fare is $25.00. The base fare for the service is $14.00. The cost per mile is $2.70 and the cost per minute is $1.00. There is a $1.35 service fee on Lyft Lux Black XL in Boston. There is a cancellation fee of $10.00 on Lyft Lux Black XL. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Uber Black SUV. 


Uber Black SUV

Uber Black SUV is a luxury black sport utility vehicle service which fits up to 6 riders. The minimum fare is $25.75. The base fare for the service is $14.75. The cost per mile is $2.70 and the cost per minute is $1.00. There is no service fee on Uber Black SUV in Boston. There is a cancellation fee of $10.00 on Uber Black SUV. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Lyft Lux Black XL. 


Taxi Service

Taxi service is a traditional cab service which seats up to 4 riders. The minimum fare is $2.60. The base fare for the service is $2.60. The cost per mile is $2.80 and the cost per minute is $0.47. There is no service fee on taxi service in Boston. There is no cancel fee on on taxi service. 


Airport Estimated Fares (excludes peak surcharges and airport service fees where applicable):

A 3.96 mile, 12 minute ride from Boston to BOS airport is an estimated $10.60 on UberPool

For this trip UberPool is 10% less expensive than Lyft Shared, it's counterpart equivalent. That's 45% less expensive than taxi service and 10% less expensive than UberX, 72% less expensive than Uber Black SUV, 46% less expensive than UberXL, 63% less expensive than Uber Black and 10% less expensive than Uber WAV.

This trip on public transport would cost between approximately $0.00 and $12.00 on Logan Express.

A 21.85 mile, 31 minute trip from Boston to OWD airport will cost about $30.42 on UberPool

For this trip UberPool is 11% less expensive than Lyft Shared, it's counterpart equivalent. That's 61% less expensive than taxi service and 11% less expensive than UberX, 71% less expensive than Uber Black SUV, 56% less expensive than UberXL, 66% less expensive than Uber Black and 11% less expensive than Uber WAV.

A 22.8 mile, 34 minute ride from Boston to BED airport will cost an estimated $32.05 on UberPool

For this trip UberPool is 12% less expensive than Lyft Shared, it's counterpart equivalent. That's 61% less expensive than taxi service and 12% less expensive than UberX, 71% less expensive than Uber Black SUV, 55% less expensive than UberXL, 66% less expensive than Uber Black and 12% less expensive than Uber WAV.

 


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