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Schenectady, New York
UberX
the low cost uber
Starts at $7-7
$20 off your first ride

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UberXL
low cost rides for large groups
Starts at $10-11
$20 off your first ride

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Lyft
the low cost lyft
Starts at $5-5
$50 in free ride credit

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Lyft XL
fits up to 6 passengers
Starts at $8-9
$50 in free ride credit

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The Essential Guide to Getting Around in Schenectady, NY

About Schenectady

Schenectady is a small town in the state of New York, has an area of 10.8 square miles and has a population of 61,152. Schenectady is densely populated with a population density of about 5,983 people per square mile. Schenectady is located in Schenectady County.

Schenectady's neighborhoods include Woodlawn, Mont Pleasant, Northside, Union Street and Central State Street.

Commuting in Schenectady

The average commute time for people in Schenectady is approximately 22 minutes. Of the total commuters in Schenectady, the most popular method of transporation for commuters in Schenectady is drove alone at 74%, followed by public transit at 9%, carpooled at 8%, walked at 5% and worked at home at 3%.

Schenectady Without a Car

According to Walkscore, Schenectady is rated 'somewhat walkable and bikeable', with scores of 66 and 60 respectively.

Schenectady By Car

Daily and hourly car rental services are available in Schenectady, including Zipcar. Zipcar is an hourly car rental service by Avis Budget which includes 180 miles per day, insurance, and gas.

Schenectady has several ground transporation options which include two Lyft services and two Uber services.

The most economical service in Schenectady is UberX, and the most expensive service is Lyft XL. The service with the cheapest minimum fare is Lyft Standard. Schenectady has no shared services at this time for splitting the cost with other riders. Parties of four or more people can be accomodated by Lyft XL and UberXL.

The following Lyft and Uber services are available in Schenectady, in order of lowest cost:

UberX

UberX is an economy personal ride which seats up to 4 riders. The minimum fare is $7.28. The base fare for the service is $1.04. The cost per mile is $0.90 and the cost per minute is $0.21. There is a $2.40 service fee on UberX in Schenectady. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on UberX. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Lyft Standard. 


Lyft Standard

Lyft Standard is a personal ride which fits up to 4 riders. The minimum fare is $5.20. The base fare for the service is $1.10. The cost per mile is $0.95 and the cost per minute is $0.22. There is a $2.40 service fee on Lyft Standard in Schenectady. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on Lyft Standard. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is UberX. 


UberXL

UberXL is a low cost ride for large groups which seats up to 6 passengers. The minimum fare is $10.25. The base fare for the service is $1.65. The cost per mile is $1.37 and the cost per minute is $0.38. There is a $2.55 service fee on UberXL in Schenectady. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on UberXL. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is Lyft XL. 


Lyft XL

Lyft XL is a supersized ride which accomodates up to 6 passengers. The minimum fare is $8.20. The base fare for the service is $1.75. The cost per mile is $1.45 and the cost per minute is $0.40. There is a $2.55 service fee on Lyft XL in Schenectady. There is a cancellation fee of $5.00 on Lyft XL. The equivalent competing counterpart for this service is UberXL. 


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

A 3.72 mile, 10 minute trip from Schenectady to SCH airport is roughly $8.89 on UberX

For this trip UberX is 4% less expensive than Lyft Standard, it's counterpart equivalent. That's 32% less expensive than UberXL.

A 9.45 mile, 21 minute ride from Schenectady to ALB airport will cost roughly $16.35 on UberX

For this trip UberX is 4% less expensive than Lyft Standard, it's counterpart equivalent. That's 35% less expensive than UberXL.

A 42.9 mile, 58 minute ride from Schenectady to GFL airport costs about $54.23 on UberX

For this trip UberX is 5% less expensive than Lyft Standard, it's counterpart equivalent. That's 36% less expensive than UberXL.

 


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