6 Best Taxi Apps And Ride Sharing Apps For Android

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Taxis are the best option if you want to travel shorter distance independently. But traveling alone might cost you a little more. Thanks to the evolving technology that brings some best taxi apps and ride sharing apps for Android as well as iOS devices also.

These apps changing the way people hail and share taxi rides. After the UBER taxi booking and ride-sharing app launched on Play Store, tons of new companies have introduced their Apps into this sector.

All of these apps promise the same thing to you i.e to book Taxis online. The process is very simple to open the app, book a taxi, it will take you where you want to go and then you have to pay the money.

As there are several apps available on Google play store for online taxi booking you might get confused about which one to choose.

Because some have the benefits of volume, while another offers better cost of traveling and better technology.

list of best taxi apps and ride sharing apps

So, here I made a list of top 6 Best Taxi Apps and Ride Sharing Apps for Android device. From which you know some of them and maybe even use them and I added a few more in the list.

So, let’s check them.

1. GETT

Gett is a global ride sharing app built on a simple idea – if you treat drivers better, they will treat riders better.

In its early days, it is called ‘GetTaxi’ and allow its commuter to carry goods and services with them.

GETT taxi app

Now it has a spade in more than 100 cities across Europe, including London, Moscow, and Tel Aviv.

Gett acquires Juno to provide the better and highest quality of service in New York city of the US.

You can book a Gett cab for just $10 plus tax between Houston Street and 72nd Street.

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2. OLA

OLA cabs are one of the most popular taxi app and ride sharing apps, especially providing its pleasuring service in India.

It was founded by ‘Bhavish Aggarwal’ and Ankit Bhati’ in the year 2011. After that, it has taken the online taxi booking to a whole new level.

For its really good service, it has emerged as the biggest name among the trusted cab companies and currently giving a tough competition to UBER in India.

OLA taxi app

With more than 3,00,000 cabs and taxies, OLA now providing its service in 100+ cities in India. So, there is no surprise if you come across any OLA cabs when you are roaming in your city.

OLA not only offers you to book a cab or taxi but also allow you to book auto-rickshaws and even motorbike.

With OLA you don’t face any headaches for how to book a taxi and pay for it. Just download and install the app first. This is also one of the cheapest taxi apps. 

Register yourself by entering your email ID or Phone number. Then enter your pick up and destination location. A cab will arrive at your location within a few minutes and after that, you will enjoy the ride.

Pay as your wish in cash or via Ola money, Jio money, UPI, debit or credit card, etc. because OLA supports all of them.

Choose your journey according to your comfort from options like affordable, SUV and Luxurious.

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3. JUNO

Juno is a ride sharing app which is acquired by Gett in April 2017 for $200 million.

Download the app today and It will offer you to get  30% off all rides in New York City for a limited time. International users qualify for 10% off.

JUNO app

Juno takes 10% commissions out of the fare where compare with Uber which takes 20-25% fares. It is a great tactic from Juno to attract a lot of riders. 

Juno offers three type of service i.e Bliss—a simple and affordable option, Lux—a luxury option, SUV—for groups larger than 4.

It works in works in NYC, Washington D.C., and Chicago.

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4. GRAB

The next app in the list is Grab. It is the ride sharing app in South East Asia.

It features a huge listing of 75K drivers and more than 4 million user base.

GRAB app

By using this Grab app, you can book a cheap or luxury car, grab a bike to beat the traffic or even hitch a ride with someone.

Safety is the first priority. So, For the safety of passengers Grab taxi verifies the identity of drivers before recruiting them as onboard drivers.

It not only provides a car or bike booking service but also includes the food delivery service from your favorite restaurants to satisfy any craving.

With the help of Grab pay option, you can go cashless and can pay through your mobile wallet easily.

This Grab app is available in 8 countries: Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia, and Myanmar.

You can download this app from Google play store for free.

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5. UBER

UBER is the king of taxi and ride sharing apps.

This San Francisco based company is now active in more than 630+ countries worldwide.

UBER has made it very easy for you to book a car. Just pull your phone out. Open the UBER app and tell it where you want to go.

This app uses your location details so that the driver can track your position and pick up you from where you are standing.

By using this app you’ll see your driver’s picture, vehicle details, and can track their arrival on the map.

UBER app

After reaching your destination you can make a review on your driver, timing for pickup and the journey experience.

Payment option, it includes credit card, cash in select cities, Android Pay, PayPal, and more.

It also offers few ride options like UberPOOL to lessen your expenses. UberASSIST (for specific cities) by selecting this option a trained driver will arrive at your location with a large vehicle which can hold a folding scooter or a wheelchair.

It is the most popular ride sharing app and being seen that people are showing their trust more on UBER than other companies.

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6. BlaBlacar

BlaBlacar has been providing the ride sharing and carpooling service for more than 10 years. It was founded in the year 2006.

Hence it is one of the leading ride sharing services which now providing its services in 25 countries and has a huge user base of more than 25 million.

BlaBlacar app

With BlaBlacar you just share a ride with another party headed in the same direction. Someone who wants to share the ride. So, both of you can save your precious time and valuable money.

By sharing your ride with someone will cost you less. So, this is a great option if you are traveling between cities and also an alternative to trains and busses.

BlaBlacar permits its driver to ride after the submission of their Government issued ID and also allow its users to check the profile of the driver.

With BlaBlacar get closer to where you want to go.

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Conclusion

You can also see there are many ride sharing apps on Play Store like Lyft, Taxicaller, curb, etc. Which is doing exceptionally well in this field?

Apart from that here I listed 6 best taxi apps and ride sharing apps for Android based on their reviews on Google play store. You can find some cheapest taxi app here also.

All these Apps offers the same primary feature i.e the online taxi booking. Except this featured app like GRAB includes food delivery service. Apps like BlaBlacar, OLA and UBER are providing the ‘CARPOOL’ option to reduce your expenditure and traffic issues, etc.

If you look carefully, you can find every app is unique with its features. So, which one is your favorite? If you know some other apps like these, then feel free to comment down below.

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Pratyush Gourav

Pratyush is a technology enthusiastic guy and a content writer at KnowTechToday. He is highly passionate about smartphones, tablets, laptops and other tech gadgets. He loves to explore technologies and tries to explain it to people as simple as possible with his own words. Because he believes that keeps things simple and straight will be easy for everyone.

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