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Driver guide

Learn more about the ins and outs of driving with Uber in Canberra - what’s on, what’s new and how to make the most of your time on the road.

Popular ride locations

Find out where riders are requesting trips, so you can maximise your earnings.

Where can I drive?

Service area

The Uber app works 24/7 throughout Canberra. This means that you can drive anywhere in the service area, shown at left, and still be able to receive trip requests.


  • Central Canberra
  • Braddon
  • Kingston
  • Canberra Airport
  • Parliament House
  • Manuka

Popular times

Trips are happening around the clock and across the week, but there are certain times that are typically much busier than others. Driver-partners can increase their fares by driving during busier times, such as weekday peak hours and on weekends.

  • Weekday mornings 6am - 9am
  • Weekday evenings 5pm - 8pm
  • Friday & Saturday til Late

Parliamentary sitting weeks are also typically busier than non-sitting weeks. Check out the calendar of sitting weeks.

Airport information

Information for Uber driver-partners at Canberra Airport.

Get support at every turn

We want every trip with Uber to be easy as. That’s why we’re here to help you whenever you need it. You can visit us in person at our Greenlight Hub, or contact our online support team 24/7.

Refer other drivers, earn incentives

You can invite friends and family from across the country to join the Uber driver-partner community. Use your unique promo code when referring new driver-partners to receive incentives (after they complete a certain number of trips).

Start making money with Uber