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Why ride with Uber Black

Professional drivers on every trip

Expect elevated service from professional drivers. People driving with Uber Black must maintain a minimum rating requirement of 4.85 stars, be insured to drive commercially, and meet state- or local-level livery regulations.

The business class of back seats

Featuring premium cars with leather seats, a trip with Uber Black or Uber Black SUV lets you stretch out in comfort and show up in style.

Features designed around your perfect ride

Imagine your perfect ride, down to details on temperature, luggage support, and even the level of conversation with your driver. With Ride Preferences, a feature for Uber Black and Uber Black SUV, you can ask your driver to tailor the trip environment to your liking, with just a few taps in the app.

More flexible pickups

We understand that unexpected delays pop up. With Uber Black and Uber Black SUV, you can enjoy a little extra time to get to your car—5 minutes until you’re charged a waiting fee and up to 15 minutes until being charged a driver cancellation fee (except at airports).*

Premium customer support

When riding with Uber Black or Uber Black SUV, you unlock premium support. Reach experienced agents on the phone for 24 hours after completing a trip. To call us, open the app, go to Help, and tap Call Premium Support.**

How to ride with Uber Black

1. Request

Open the app and enter your destination in the "Where to?" box. Once you confirm your pickup and destination addresses are correct, choose Black at the bottom of your screen. Then tap Confirm Black.

Once you’ve been matched, you’ll see your driver’s picture and vehicle details and can track their arrival on the map.

2. Ride

Check that the vehicle details match what you see in the app before getting in your Black.

Your driver has your destination and directions for the fastest way to get there, but you can always request a specific route.

3. Hop out

You'll be automatically charged through your payment method on file, so you can exit your Black as soon as you arrive.

Remember to rate your driver to help improve the safety of Uber and make it enjoyable for everyone.

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.

Ready to request a ride using Uber Black?

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*Except at airports, after 5 minutes riders will be charged a per-minute waiting fee; riders will not be charged a driver cancellation fee for up to 15 minutes after the driver with Uber Black arrives. On airport properties, riders choosing Uber Black will be charged a per-minute waiting fee after 2 minutes and will not be charged a fee for a driver cancellation for up to 5 minutes after the driver arrives. Note that drivers can still cancel at any time, but riders will only be charged driver cancellation fees for Uber Black trips as noted above. Riders may be charged cancellation fees if a rider initiates a cancellation.

**Phone support excludes canceled trips and is only available within 24 hours of a completed trip.

The material 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.