Service Area

NightRide late-night, curb-to-curb taxi service operates within the City of Ann Arbor and east to downtown Ypsilanti between Clark Road/East Huron River Drive on the north and Ellsworth Road/Michigan Avenue on the south. – See Map

When It Runs

Monday – Friday: 12 a.m. – 6 a.m.

Saturday: 11 .pm. – 7:30 a.m.

Sunday 8 p.m. – 7:30 a.m.

No trip requests are taken after 5:15am Monday – Friday (5am for trips outside of Ann Arbor) and 6:45am on Saturday/Sunday (6:30am outside of Ann Arbor).  To reserve your ride, please continue to call 734-528-5432.


How to Ride

Advance reservations are strongly encouraged for trips that begin or end outside Ann Arbor.

Advance reservations can be made the day before your trip by calling 734-528-5432 or emailing

Please provide the following trip information:

  • Your name
  • Your telephone number
  • Earliest pick-up time
  • Your pick-up location (Please specify, i.e. Garden Center Meijer)
  • Location where you are going
  • Number of passengers (including any non-paying children)
  • If you are using a car seat or wheelchair
  • If you want a call-back when the car is arriving

Once you have made an advance reservation, please call to confirm your trip at least 60 minutes before requested pickup time (leave a message if this is before service begins).
Service requests for trips outside Ann Arbor without an advance reservation may be denied; trips will only be provided if space is available on scheduled trips and will have a $2 added fare.

What It Costs

$5.00 standard fare per trip, cash only.

Passengers may be required to have exact change.

$2.50 per person with AAATA Senior or A-Ride identification card issued by TheRide.

(+) $2.00 per person additional charge for trips that begin or end outside Ann Arbor without an advance reservation.

(-) $2.00 discount funded by the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority (DDA) for riders with go!Pass for trips beginning or ending in Ann Arbor DDA area – not including University of Michigan campuses/buildings.

One child age 5 or younger is free.

Blue Car has a Zero Tolerance drug and alcohol policy.
If you suspect your driver is under the influence please contact us.