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How UberPool works

1. Request

Open the Uber app and enter your destination in the "Where to?" box. Tap the UberPool ride option at the bottom of your screen. Then tap Confirm UberPool. You can request UberPool for up to 2 people.

You’ll see the time until your driver arrives, as well as the estimated window of time to arrive at your destination.

2. Ride

Look at the map in the Uber app as you walk to your pickup spot. Be at the curb before your driver arrives to make sure no one in your car is kept waiting.

We’ll match your car with other riders heading your way. This is how we can offer you a low price, so expect additional pickups and/or dropoffs along your trip.

3. Hop out

Simply exit the car when you reach your destination. We’ll automatically charge the price to the payment method you have on file. If your trip was 5 stars, consider tipping your driver in the app after your trip.

Uber price estimator

Sample rider prices are estimates only and do not reflect variations due to discounts, geography, traffic delays, or other factors. Flat rates and minimum fees may apply. Actual prices for rides and scheduled rides may vary.

What’s different about UberPool

Pickups along the way

We’ll look for riders along your route to fill empty seats in the car. Greet your co-riders with a smile—together, you’re saving money.

It takes a little longer

With extra riders, it may take a little longer to get there, but you’ll always see your estimated arrival time in the app. If you’re in a rush, try UberX.

Beat your driver to the pickup

When you time your ride right, UberPool can be magical. Be at the curb ready to go before your driver arrives to make sure no one in your car is kept waiting.

Stay the course

Once your UberPool trip starts, your destination is set and locked. This helps us figure out who else to pick up and the best route to take.

2 per crew

You can request UberPool with a friend, but if you’re riding with more than 2 people or extra luggage, it’s best to request UberX or UberXL.

Frequently asked questions

What to expect along the way

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Affordable, everyday rides


Affordable rides for groups up to 6

Uber Black SUV

Premium rides for 6 in luxury SUVs

Uber Black

Luxury rides with professional drivers


Comfortable rides with top-rated drivers


Wheelchair-accessible rides

The information provided on this web page is intended for informational purposes only and may not be applicable in your country, region, or city. It is subject to change and may be updated without notice.