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215 Get A Cab is Philadelphia’s #1 taxi app, connecting you to the largest fleet of standard and wheelchair accessible taxicabs in the city! Whether you need a cab now or want to book a ride for later, just tap and go! And as always, never any surge pricing!

2 Ride Options
- Ride Now: Request a taxi for immediate pickup
- Pair & Pay: Use the 215 Get A Cab app to pay for street hails

Benefits for Riders
- Connect with nearby licensed, fully-insured drivers
- Request a standard taxi, SUV or wheelchair accessible vehicle
- Pay your taxi fare with a credit card in the app or pay with cash
- Receive an e-receipt at the end of each ride for easy expensing

Have questions about the app or suggestions for how we can improve? Send your feedback to info@215getacab.com.

What’s New:

We’ve relaunched our app to provide riders with a better user experience!

- Ability to track your cab in real-time
- Seamlessly pay for trips within the app
- See your driver’s name, vehicle details, and track their arrival on the map

What’s New

Version 3.0

We update our app frequently with features and fixes, so please make sure you're always on the latest, most reliable version.

Ratings and Reviews

3.9 out of 5
211 Ratings
211 Ratings
marebare the naked horse ,


I've dialed 215 Getacab numerous times even during the snow, ice and onNew Year's eve. They told me 15 to 20 minutes it was sooner. They r always around 5-10 min I have never had a problem they are extremely prompt and they are the cheapest cab rideI've ever taken.

As far as people saying that the cabdrivers are rude well maybe they don't like getting into small talk with every person you can usually judge when you say hi how are you and they either nod or say okay and go about their business or they start talking back with you and ask you questions that means they're in the mood to talk to u I'm a people person but sometimes I don't feel like talking to that many different people in one night with the petty talk. Why don't people just get that hint and stop bothering him. At least I haven't gotten a driver yet who has been talking in a foreign language on his cell phone the entire time he was driving and acted like he did not hear me when I told him where to turn and Took a few times to acknowledge me so they can go a few blocks out-of-the-way for a higher fare!!! I wouldn't call the drivers rude they may not want to talk or acknowledge they heard but their hearing is accurate and they always turn or go where I've instructed with only having to say it one time

juropel ,

Easy, time-saving, and you can specify cab body type!

This app potentially saved me from either missing my flight or making a friend unhappy. I needed to return a bike to a friend and then immediately schlep myself and my baggage to the airport—and I had a pretty short timeframe in which to do it. So I knew I needed a van. Lyft plus was too long a wait, and when I called Freedom Taxi, they said they didn't have any vans. Fortunately, I was able to download this app, register an account (no payment method required!), and book a minivan taxi within minutes. The driver was friendly, and I was able to return the bike and get to the airport in well under an hour! I even had a couple minutes to stop at the food co-op to quickly buy sandwich. Posting from the gate where I'm now waiting. The only reason I'm not giving 5 stars is the estimated arrival of the cab was 3 minutes and it took closer to 10 minutes (maybe 7 or 8). Otherwise, a fantastic app!

actslikesummer ,

My preferred taxi service

I have been living in philly for a little over 2 years and only use this cab service after having multiple negative experiences with other city cab companies. In my experience I have only once had a driver not "show", and that was because I missed the call and the driver didn't wait or pick up the phone when I called back immediately (the replacement cab I requested arrived within 5 min). Whether I reserve a taxi in advance or request one immediately, the drivers have always been very punctual (usually earlier than the estimate), courteous, and know their way around the city (which isn't always the case with uber drivers) I have found the app itself pretty basic but havent had any issues with it. While buses and biking are my primary means of getting around the city, when I need a cab I only use this company and app.


Checker Cab Philadelphia Inc.
94.9 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, Arabic, Armenian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese

Age Rating
Rated 4+
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  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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