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Taxi Service Area

A#1 Cab Dispatch is currently serving 67 cities and towns just west of Chicago. The taxis are scattered throughout the service area for immediate passenger pick ups. Our waiting times may increase due to inclement weather. Always give yourself enough time for travel and take in consideration construction areas. We DO NOT pick up in the City of Chicago.

Currently our service area includes:

Addison, Algonquin, Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Barrington, Barrington Hills, S.Barrington, Batavia,Bensenville, Bloomingdale, Burlington, Campton Hills, Carol Stream, Carpentersville, Cary, Cuba, East Dundee, Elburn, Elgin, Elk Grove, Fox River Grove, Geneva, Gilberts, Glen Ellyn, Glendale Heights, Hampshire, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Huntley, Itasca, Inverness, Keeneyville, Lake in the Hills, Lake Barrington, Lily Lake, Medinah, Marengo, Mt.Prospect, North Aurora, Palatine, Palatine, Plato Center, Pingree Grove, Rolling Meadows, Roselle, Schaumburg, Sleepy Hollow, St.Charles, Streamwood, South Elgin, Trout Valley, Udina, Valley View, Wasco, Wayne, Unincorporated West Chicago, West Dundee, Wheaton, Winfield, and Wood Dale. 



Taxi Rates

  • Please let dispatch know if you will be using a credit card.
  • All rides are calculated by taxi meters, unless its an airport flat rate.
  • Rate 2 applies when you leave our 67 city/town service area. 

Rate 1

$2.00 Flag - (This is when you get in the taxi)

$2.25 per mile

$28.00 per hour waiting time- (this will activate at stop lights and slow traffic)

$4.25 minimum taxi fare

The taxi meter will run on Rate 1  if you are traveling within our 67 town service area

*Rate 1 also includes Aurora, Woodstock, & Crystal Lake


Rate 2- Rides leaving our 67 town service area

$2.00 Flag

$3.00 per mile

$28.00 per hour waiting time

  • No toll charges
  • $5.00 Van request fee
  • $125.00 Clean up fee
  • No checks accepted
  • Not ALL taxis accept credit; please tell dispatch if you will be using a credit card
  • No extra charges for passengers; please inform dispatch if you are transporting a pet

O'Hare Flat Rates

  • All O'Hare Rates are a flat fee.
  • There's no additional charges for passengers, tolls, or luggage that can fit in one taxi.
  • Van requests are an additional $5.00, based on availability.
  • All pickups from O'Hare Airport will have an additional charge of $4.00 for airport ground tax.



Taxi Reservations


Call (847) 888–3990 open 24 hours daily, or book online by email
Reservations in advance are required for pickups from O'Hare Airport.

Fill out the form below for your reservation to go to Dispatch.

Name *
Phone *
Enter phone number so dispatch may reach you
Reservations Only
Pick up location address and drop off location address. Must include flight number and airline for O'Hare airport pickups- Cannot place a reservation for Midway airport Pick ups.
Payment Type? *
Vehicle Type? *
Which type of vehicle to you prefer? A van costs $5 extra, holds 6 passengers.
Pick up Date *
Pick up Date
What date do you want the taxi?
Pick up Time *
Pick up Time
Enter the time that you want the taxi at your location


A#1 Cab dispatched its very first ride in October 1985. This unique dispatch team now serves more than sixty suburban cities and towns in the suburbs of Chicago.

Our customers clearly understand that there is a difference in quality transportation and that's why they call us.

Introducing new Hybrid vehicles in 2014. Unveiling the "A#1 Taxi APP"  in late 2014- with specific rider options. Adding ten new towns on the roster in 2015. Just hang on for the ride! 

  • All vehicles dispatched by A#1 Cab Dispatch Inc. are independently owned and operated by individuals or corporations.

  • A#1 Cab does NOT hire or employ drivers. We place drivers with owner operators to lease taxi's.

  • A#1 Cab Dispatch inspects the taxi's leased within the fleet for general appearance, working meter and toplight. All taxi's are required to be inspected at safety lanes chosen by different municipalities. 

  Our Service is:

  • The co-ordination of transportation between the taxi on the street working and available; with the need and demand for rides.

  • Our Dispatch Company works hard to insure that the demand/response for taxicabs are processed quickly and efficiently.
  • A#1 Cab Dispatch and its self-contracted drivers or owner operators do NOT transport minors under the age of 16 without an adult, or are involved in any type of school transportation.

New Hybrid Vehicles

Brand new Camry Hybrids are replacing the Ford Crown Victoria's within the fleet. Better for the environment, better fuel mileage for the drivers. This is why the fuel surcharges were dropped in June 2014.