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:
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.
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.
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.
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.