Another faced a £34 charge from Didsbury Village to Handforth in Cheadle.
Some of those who complained to Uber have received partial refunds, which the MEN understands are given at the company’s discretion.
Fares for Uber taxis go up during ‘surge’ times - when a high number of people are using the app to request taxis in certain areas.
Uber, launched in Manchester last April, says they strive to make the fare process transparent and the surge encourages more drivers to work.
Elizabeth Denniss, 28, was faced with the £34 fare after a night out with her boyfriend in Didsbury Village last Saturday [Jan 31] - around £5.20 a mile.
She was given an £8 refund after complaining to Uber, but said: “I feel like I’ve been taken advantage of.
“I hadn’t used the app before so I didn’t know exactly how it works.
“I asked the driver how much it would be and he didn’t know.