Cost to Build an App like Uber?

Cost to Make an App like Uber
The word “Uber” which means topmost or super definitely justify the reputation of the best ride sharing company around the world. After Uber’s startup, it received a lot of spotlight and appreciation from both entrepreneurs and common people. With time, now people have the question that, is it possible to make an app like Uber? If yes, then how much does it cost to build an app like Uber?

How Uber works:

The function of Uber is insanely easy. Here, let me point out a fact, Uber doesn’t have their own transport vehicles. Maybe, now you are wondering how Uber is a taxi booking company. Well, here is the beauty of Uber. It’s basically a technology platform. In their words,

So, they have two types of customers. One is the driver, and the other one is the passenger. They lean on drivers with their vehicles. Additionally, their function is to offer a medium or technology where the customer can connect with the driver.

Here are the tasks you have to do for using Uber. Download the Uber app from the play store. It’s compatible with Android, iPhone, and Microsoft. Then, you have to create an Uber account and select your payment method. Now you are ready to request Uber ride. Most importantly, you can check every piece of information of your riding in the app which makes the entire method very safe and professional. And this is how Uber work.

“Our smartphone apps connect driver-partners and riders”.

Create Own Taxi App?

Types of taxi business:

To make an app like Uber, as an entrepreneur, you must have an app idea. Like which kind of taxi service you are going to offer to your customers. There are a lot of niches that you can ponder about. In that case, you need to select the right one (niche) which is profitable according to your market research plus matches with your passion and taste. We can discuss some demos in case you are feeling a little struck.

Airport Taxi Service App Development Solutions:

You can develop an app for airport passengers. It’s not always possible for the relatives to pick up their dear ones from the airport as they are busy in their work. Therefore, it would be convenient for the airport passenger to get a ride (taxi service) which would be safe and budget-friendly.?

Airport Taxi Service App Development Solutions

Children Taxi Service App Development Solutions:

An app for school going children could be an excellent idea. In this competitive world, the parents can’t really make time to pick up the children from their school. So, they feel always anxious about children’ transportation process. Are their children reach their home safely? So, you can develop an app where you can help the children to reach home safely plus the guardian can also check every piece of information about their children ride. In that way, you are helping a noble cause.

Children Taxi Service App Development Solutions

What is more, the ideas are always limitless. Like you can do Luxury Taxi Service App, Water Taxi Service App, Wheelchair accessible Ride Sharing App Development or custom car Rental App Development. As we say, the ideas are boundless. In fact, you can have an entirely different concept that anybody never tried. But, always remember one thing, whatever your ideas are, its main aim is to add value to the lives of people. If you remember that, the idea always has the 90% possibility to work out.

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What you will get in Uber like Taxi App Development

Well, I am sure, you already figure it out that to develop an app like Uber means we require 2 applications. One is for the driver which is called driver App. The other one is for the passenger which is called passenger app. Furthermore, an admin panel is needed to function all the process. It’s actually a web application which manages all the data.

  • Driver App Features

  • Car Tracking System (GPS)
  • Accept/Reject Option with Address detail
  • Trip Routes on Map
  • My Earning
  • Booking Hisotry
  • Notification
  • Call to Customer Button
  • Edit Profile
  • Feedback to Customer
  • Passenger App Features

  • On-Demand Booking
  • Select Car Option
  • Tracking Car System
  • Estimated Time of Taxi Arrival
  • Automatic Fare Calculation
  • Scheduled Bookings
  • Billing Hisotry
  • Edit Profile
  • Feedback to Driver
“As the sky is the limit for your achievement, in the same way, the imagination is limit for your app’s features.”

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The Cost to Create an App like Uber

How much does it cost to build an app like Uber? Well, it’s very challenging to answer without knowing any of your requirements. But we can provide you with an estimated cost based on our research data.

There are some factors that determine the cost of make an app like Uber. Like the platforms, you intend your app to support Android, iOS or web. The features, like, do you need a full feature product or an MVP?

So, if we consider some reasonable feature that you usually like to get in your apps, such as Mobile app design, Backend App Development, Web Development, Native App Development, Quality Assurance, and Product Management, based on these features, we are going to give you an ideal picture about the cost to develop an app like Uber.

Mobile App Design & Development (iOS or Android):

We all aware of the fact that the Uber app design is very simple and smooth. So, the design part is a crucial one. And you have to ensure that you are doing your best on this part. And if you are doing on your own, you better be good at it. And if you are hiring some firm or company or taxi app developer, then make sure that they are the best one in their work field.

To make an app like Uber, you need to select a platform between Native app development and hybrid app development. If you have a tight budget, then go with hybrid app development. It’s very friendly to use and maintain, and most importantly, it’s budget-friendly. What is more, if you have a generous budget, and want to provide the best user experience, then native app development is the ultimate option.

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  • Design
  • Mobile App Passenger
  • Mobile App Driver
  • API Development
  • Admin Panel
  • QA & Deployment
  • Total
  • iOS Application
    Approx. 3-4 months
  • $1000
  • $3000
  • $3500
  • $3000
  • $1500
  • Free
  • $12,000
  • Android Application
    Approx. 3-4 months
  • $1000
  • $3000
  • $3500
  • $3000
  • $1500
  • Free
  • $12,000
  • Both Platform
    Approx. 3-4 months
  • $1500
  • $5000
  • $6000
  • $3000
  • $1500
  • Free
  • $16,000

So, the cost for single platform (iOS) is = $12, 000.
And The cost for single platform (Android) is = $12,000.

We considered the entire deal at $15 hourly rate. So, if you want to make an app for both iOS and Android platform, then the entire cost would be around $16,000. But the price could be lower or higher according to your requirements and negotiation skills.

Conclusion Ideas:

Until now, we go through the ins and outs how to make an app like Uber. But still, if you have some doubts regarding this subject, why you don’t you message us? Let’s give a shape on your idea. Our aim is always to add value to your idea. We as a Mobile App Development Company will always be with your vision. Good Luck.

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Author: Ankur Raiyani

Ankur, Chief Technology Officer leads Webs Optimization Software Solution ‘s long-term technology vision. Being a Passionate Leader with analytical thinking and technical expertise never fails to make Webs Optimization Software Solution a Pioneer. One would always find Ankur with ample energy and enthusiasm to utilize his abilities to provide a best and a winning solution!

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