Reliable Cab Hailing Services in Pakistan

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Recently, cab hailing service culture introduced in Pakistan in the form of Uber, Careem and other services has made public transportation easy, convenient and to some extend even odourless.

Read on to know the (very short) list of reliable cab services that are currently working in Pakistan.

InDriver

New to Pakistan, InDriver is making fresh waves in the ride hailing industry for us. The app removes the problem of cash or card and drop visibility. In fact, you get to pick the car, driver and even the fare!

Once you signup and want to book a ride, select you pick and drop and mention other things like wait time if any or if you require a car seat etc. The app will show you an approx charge and gives you a space to make an offer as well. Once you proceed with the request, you will get available options of cars which are ready to take you.

This screen shows you the car model, driver rating, picture, distance and the all important his counter offer of his charges. Here you can take your pick and the car will be on its way.

Payment is via cash only, there is no wallet system.

InDriver is available for intercity routes. and you can add additional stops for each ride so the fare is calculated accordingly.

Careem

Careem is available in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, Hyderabad, Multan, Quetta, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Sargodah, Abbottabad and Mardan.

This taxi service is much more like Uber as it is also majorly operated by a mobile app (web portal exists too). However, it should be noted here that they have webportal as well.

Careem offers its cab hailing service in and between cities both. You can pay via cash, card or wallet. With Careem, users have the options of Bike, mini car, Go, Go+ and Business cars. There is Air too but only for Lahore city maybe. If you wish to travel between cities, Careem has opened the option for that as well, but its limited.

To book a ride, register/sign in, find your destonation and pick-up location, choose a vehicle type, select a payment option and press Chalo! Careem is available to use via iOS, Android and Web platform.

Careem functions as a super app also. They offer Food delivery, hyper delivery, send & receive credit and of course the car as well.

Uber

Available in only Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Hyderabad & Faisalabad, Uber is next in line of cab hailing services in Pakistan. It is an internationally renowned company used for booking taxi rides via smartphone apps. To call a ride, simply register/sign-in, set a drop location and adjust your pickup location.

Uber offers Rickshaw/Auto, Mini and Go cars. There is tiny info symbol next to the car type which shows the charges and breakdowns.

Uber app is available on iOS, Android and Windows Phone users. You pay via cash, card or UberPay (wallet)

Have you used any other ride hailing service which is worth mentioning? Let us know in the comments below.

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15 COMMENTS

  1. Hey, Great article but the list can be updated as now there are many great ride hailing services in Pakistan, one of which is Rehbur. Do check their site as they have great services apart from only ride-hailing service like rental, outstation cabs, spot booking service and etc. If you do like the site and the live app on the store, do update your list and add it as this a Pakistani startup and I actually loved their service.

  2. Please update your website And add new company listing in your website.
    And Also add Buraak online cab service Because this is the biggest and the best company in Pakistan
    Am very thankfull to you.

    • When your website links begin working, and you start services in all major cities of Pakistan, then we’ll add you. Till then… we suggest you work on your apps and bring them online and then do a survey asking 500 peaople in every city which service is best. Good day.

  3. Do check out Bykea as well. It’s not only a bike ride service, Bykea is offering many other services like Courier, food delivery, Bills payment, COD service etc. Everything is there in just one App. If you need more details, please let us know.

  4. boht outdated article ha uride 2017 me finish ho chuki thi paxi or shahi swari have failed miserably and Limofied ka to kisi ne name bi nhin suna. after careem n uber i only know icab pakistan that is working in 13 cities of pakistan and partners of multinational companies like travel jigsaw, booking.com, iway, rideways, intui, hoppa, rentalcars, suntransfers and providing all kinds of vehicles from 660cc cars to 61 seater coaster up to luxury cars like mercedes bmw limousines audi etc. please do some research before writing a article

  5. Well, how could you have missed out icab. Please check out and just google icab pakistan and you would find that on top of the list in terms of range and quality of services.

  6. Please check out facebook.com/roamerPakistan and roamer.pk . There are also a great and exciting startup from pakistan offering hourly car rentals. If you need more details, please let us know.

  7. cab hailing services like Uber, Careem are doing great but both have non professional drivers and both have leggy UI. Now there’s a new player in the market named CARRUBA and i’m using their services and i loved it and most importantly they have less fare than its competitors.

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