The money you make with Uber depends on when, where, and how often you drive. Find out how your fares are calculated and learn about promotions, which can help increase your earnings.
Earn on long-distance pickups, while waiting for riders, and on minimums for short trips.
This fee helps fund things like app development, customer support, and payment processing.
Riders pay a booking fee to help cover safety, regulatory, and operational costs such as insurance.
In most instances, you’ll receive a cancellation fee if a rider cancels a request.
In-app promotions based on where we expect the most ride requests in your area help you plan ahead and set goals to maximize earnings. Not all promotions are available to all drivers. See terms below.*
Earn extra money if you complete a set number of trips in a certain amount of time when the offer is available.
Example: earn $30 extra for completing 20 trips this week.
Get paid extra for trips in certain areas at busy times.
Example: earn an extra $6 for completing 3 trips in a row with the first trip starting downtown between 4pm and 6pm.
The app has powerful features to help you make the most of your time on the road. From tracking trends to informing you of earning opportunities nearby, the app is your partner on the road.
Increase your chances of getting more trips by toggling between Uber and Uber Eats during rush hour and mealtimes.
Running your own business comes with flexibility and also overhead. Fuel, insurance, and vehicle maintenance might be tax-deductible, and Uber has partnerships to offer discounts that support you.
During busy times, surge will appear on the map as red, orange, and yellow. To earn surge, drive to the colored areas, stay online, and accept your next trip.
Surge amounts will be applied once you complete your surge trip.
Yes. You decide when and how you want to drive. If you’re looking for a flexible way to earn, driving with Uber may be perfect for you.
When on a trip, the toll amount is charged to riders and automatically added to your fare. You can see your toll reimbursement in the earnings section or trip details inside the app.
Certain requirements and features vary by country, region, and city.
*Uber will inform you when you are eligible for a promotion. Restrictions to promotions apply. Any restrictions and terms will be shared with you in the specific promotion or tool. Uber reserves the right to change or cancel any promotion, including but not limited to the requirements necessary to get such a promotion.