In downtown Chicago, just step over to the curb and raise your hands to hail a taxi.
If you stay in a hotel, just ask the doorman or concierge to hail a cab for you.
Elsewhere in the city of Chicago, call a taxi dispatch or make an earlier reservation.
Chicago: How Much Does A Taxi Fare Cost in Chicago?
You come to O'Hare airport
and are looking for a taxi to go to downtown Chicago.
You are in downtown Chicago and hail a cab to go to another destination. As you are about to step into the cab, you wonder -
how much my fare will be? Use Taxi FareFinder
to estimate your fare.
Once you arrive, you get the fare. To help you figure out all the itemized items, the City of Chicago has this
Last update: 07/26/13
Chicago: Where To Call A Chicago Taxi?
Taxis in Chicago must display a city medallion. Below are the taxicab companies with such medallions.
Before calling them, you can read their ratings on
the Vibary FingerWalk Directory
|Company Name||Dispatch #||Taxi Color||Accessibility|
|5 Star Taxi||773-561-4444||White|
|24 Seven Taxi||773-944-0350||Blue|
|Ace Cab Association||773-381-8000||White|
|American United Taxi||773-248-7600||White, Stars, Stripes|
|Blue Diamond Taxi||312-226-8880||Blue/yellow||WCA, TAP|
|Blue Ribbon Association||773-878-5400||Blue, White, Stripes|
|Checker Taxi Affiliation||312-243-2537||Cream, Green||WCA, TAP|
|Chicago Carriage Cab||312-326-2221||Maroon, Blue, Stripes|
|Choice Taxi Association||773-338-9502||Gray, White|
|City Service Taxi Association||773-907-0909||White|
|Dispatch Taxi Association||773-685-2900||Orange, Blue|
|Globe Taxi Association||773-725-6500||White|
|Gold Coast Taxi Association||773-271-0163||Gold|
|King Drive Cab Affiliation||733-488-9488||Red, Cream|
|Koam Taxi Association||773-973-3535||Blue, White|
|Metro Jet Cab Association||773-784-5669||White|
|Peace Taxi Association||773-274-1346||Blue, White|
|Royal Three CCC Cab Co||312-326-2221||Maroon, Gold, Stripes|
|Service Taxi Association||773-262-2163||Silver|
|Sun Taxi Association||773-736-3399||Blue, White|
|Top Cab Corp||773-286-4400||White|
|Yellow Cab Chicago||312-829-4222||Yellow||WCA, TAP|
Last update: 08/25/13
Chicago: Do You Need A Wheel Chair Accessible Cabs?
Do you need a wheelchair accessible (WCA) taxicab? The City of Chicago has a toll-free number for you to call, 1-855-WAV-1010
You can also call direct the dispatch number of the taxi companies and specify your special needs. The Accessibility
column in the table above has links to many taxi companies' accessiblity offers.
Many taxis also accept PACE paratransit Taxi Access Program
(TAP) for people with disabilities.
Last update: 07/29/13
Chicago: Are You Happy With Your Chicago Taxi Experience?
Do you have an awful experience with your taxi ride? Write down the taxicab number and register a complaint to the City of Chicago
Consumer Cab Complaint
Or just call 3-1-1.
You can seek a remedy to a bad experience by directly contacting the taxi companies.
The first column in the list of taxi companies has a link where you can find the phone numbers of their business office.
Most companies emphasize customer satisfaction and will try to resolve any issue you have.
Do you have a good or great experience? Besides the tip to the driver, give the taxicab companies an online review. Do it via
the Vibary very own FingerWalk Directory where you can earn ecu points.
Download one of the taxi apps and do it on the spot with your smartphone.
Last update: 07/27/13
Chicago: Chicago Water Taxis
Chicago is one of the few cities in the U.S that has a running fleet of water taxis. Daily commuters take water taxis from Union Station
and get out at multiple stops along the Chicago River all the way to Navy Pier.-- From Web Digests
Last update: 07/27/13
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