The Uber Greenlight Spot at Buffalo, NY is closing permanently. The last full day of operations will be on Friday, September 13th.
Looking for driving jobs in Upstate NY?
Are you searching for full-time driver jobs or part-time driver jobs in Upstate New York? Try using Uber instead. The app gives you the flexibility to set your own hours and earn on your time.
Become a rideshare driver in Upstate NY
Your city needs drivers like you to keep everyone moving forward. Thousands of riders request rides with Uber every day. You can use your vehicle to get paid to drive in Upstate New York while getting riders where they need to go.
Uber also connects you to these ways to earn:
Deliver with Uber Eats
Try food delivery using your 4-wheel or 2-wheel vehicle. With Uber Eats, you can connect people with the food they love from local restaurants.
Invite friends and family to join the Uber community. Use your promo code when referring others, and you’ll earn a reward after they complete a certain number of trips.
Let's get started
Signing up is easy, and once you have the Uber Driver app, you'll be able to tap a button and start earning on your own schedule.
You can earn driving your own car, using your own driver's license and car insurance. No special licensing is needed for areas outside of New York City.
Finding an onboarding location
Meet our team at one of our Greenlight Spot locations in your area to get help setting up your Uber Driver account. We'll have information for what you'll need to know when riders can start requesting rides from Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, and more.
Learn about driving with Uber
Driving with Uber means you can drive when you want, and earn what you need. From how the Uber Driver app works, to how to cash out your earnings, see what you need to know before hitting the road.
Helping you stay informed and safe
Support at every turn
We want every Uber trip to be hassle-free. So we’re here to help with account setup, fare adjustments, and more whenever you need it.
Frequently asked questions
- How does driving with Uber compare with full-time or part-time driver jobs in Upstate NY?
Different driving jobs in Upstate New York offer different opportunities. Some driving jobs have set hours and strict schedules. With Uber, you can decide whether you want to drive frequently or just a short time on the weekend. Previous rideshare experience is not required.
- I’m looking for full-time or part-time driver jobs near me. If I choose to use Uber instead, how often will I have to drive?
Your schedule is up to you. With Uber, you can get paid to drive when you want. You have the flexibility to be a rideshare driver in Upstate NY whenever you choose.
- How can I see how much I’ll get paid after each trip?
We make it as easy as possible for you to track your earnings from riders. A monetary amount at the top of your screen will show how much you’re getting paid to drive in Upstate NY. Look for helpful tools in the app to give you more details and show you your totals in real time.
- What are the requirements to drive with Uber near me?
When you become a driver in Upstate NY with Uber, you need to be at least the minimum age to drive here, have an eligible form of transportation, and submit required documents, such as a valid driver’s license. You must also pass a background screening and have at least one year of driving experience with a license.
Restrictions on driving: You may drop off riders within New York City if the trip starts outside of New York City. You will not receive requests for rides within New York City.