Akron, Your UberXL is Arriving Now

It’s been a year since uberX, our most affordable ride hit the streets of Akron. We’re growing up, and things just got a whole lot better (and bigger). Akron, meet the newest member of the uberX family – uberXL. With room for your whole entourage (up to six passengers), uberXL is comfy, convenient and low-cost. Expect pickups from vehicles like Highlanders, Odysseys, and Explorers. Now, you can go big and go home!

PRO TIP:Fare split with your crew for a fun night out, after the game with your intramural teammates, or while carpooling to work with co-workers and split the cost!

Sample Routes + Estimated XL Fares + Fare Split Options

Sample Routes
XL Fare
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Highland Square to Summit Mall $20 $10.25
per rider
$5.25
per rider
$3.85
per rider
Kent State Univ. to Univ. of Akron $44 $22.25
per rider
$11.25
per rider
$7.55
per rider
Downtown Akron to Blossom $53 $26.75
per rider
$13.50
per rider
$9.08
per rider
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