UberHIRE Chennai – Your Questions Answered

February 5, 2017 / Chennai

UberHIRE is a new kind of time-based Uber that’s available on-demand, to let you explore and travel around cities knowing that your Uber will wait for you. It’s perfect for travellers exploring a new city, senior citizens who need to make trips punctuated with multiple stop overs, or for business travellers who have multiple meetings – while ensuring it is an economical option for everyone.

You can now have your Uber waiting for you, wherever you go at just ₹449 for 2 hours (for the first 20 kms) and Rs.12 per kilometer thereafter.

*Available from 4AM to 8 PM only

Now with uberHIRE, it’s your Uber, your time! So, what are you waiting for? Get riding now.


Q: What is the fare structure for UberHIRE?


Example Usage Base Fare Time charges Incremental distance charges Final price
Shopping Spree 1.5 hrs / 20 kms ₹209 Nil Nil ₹449 (Minimum fare)
Business Meetings 3 hr / 15 kms ₹209 ₹2 * 180 mins  Nil ₹569
Pub Crawl 4 hrs / 40 kms ₹209 ₹2 * 240 mins ₹12 * 20 kms ₹929

Q: How do I pay for my UberHIRE ride?

A:  Currently, UberHIRE is available only on cash. (This does not apply to companies registered on Uber for Business with Centralized Billing)

Q: Are the city limits different for UberHIRE?

A: The coverage area remains the same as it is for uberGO, X and XL.

Q: Is the fuel charge taken care of?

A: Yes – we don’t charge extra for fuel.

Q: Is UberHIRE a 24/7 available product?

A: UberHIRE will initially be available between 4am-8pm in Chennai

Q: How do I pay for tolls?

A: Toll charges are collected in cash, by paying your driver partner directly