New uberX Prices, Now 18% Cheaper Than a Taxi!

Even with the government shutdown, Washingtonians still have places to go. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce new uberX rates today that makes the low-cost Uber more affordable than ever before—permanently.


uberX is now 18% cheaper than a taxi!



With new rates, the average uberX trip is now 18% cheaper than a taxi. And this isn’t just a government shutdown special, these new rates are permanent.


Base Fare $3.10
Per Minute $0.29
Per Mile $1.40
Minimum Fare $4.70


uberX is the low-cost Uber option, available in the same Uber app you already use. On uberX you’ll find mid-size and eco-friendly vehicles with rates 18% cheaper than a taxi.


With more vehicles on the road than ever before, you can request an uberX right now. Just open up the Uber app, select the uberX option, and you’ll be on your way in no time.



Metro Center to DCA $19 $15
Rosslyn to Georgetown $10 $7
Dupont to Union Station $16 $13
Capitol Hill to Alexandria $27 $22


Whether you’re grabbing groceries, making your way to work, or heading out with friends, uberX provides the Uber quality and reliability you expect at the lowest price around.

Ride on,

Team Uber DC

P.S. Now that uberX is more affordable than ever, there’s never been a better time to sign up! Sign up with promo code UBERXDC for $15 off your first ride (not valid for uberTAXI).

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