Did you know that UberX, XL, and Black are not the only ride types in the Uber app? Depending on your city, there can be up to 10 ride types to choose from.
Many of the lesser-known ride types are only available in a few cities,
Want to see which Uber services are in your area? Download the Uber app and input a destination to see all the services available in your location.
Rare Uber ride types that are not available in every city
Uber Connect is an on-demand delivery service for outgoing deliveries. Use UberRush if you need something delivered.
Uber WAV offers wheelchair-accessible vehicles that can accommodate disabled riders. This service is for passengers who can not get out of their wheelchairs.
Uber Assist drivers can help passengers who need assistance getting in and out of a vehicle. Their vehicles can accommodate assistive devices like walkers but don’t offer wheelchair ramps.
UberX Share or Uber Pool allows you to share your Uber ride with another rider
Uber Español is an UberX with a Spanish-speaking driver
Uber Car Seat is a vehicle equipped with a car seat. Available in New York City, Orlando, Philadelphia,
Uber LUX: High-end luxury car like a Mercedes S Class, Tesla Model S, BMW 7-Series, etc.
Uber X Teen: Allows unaccompanied teens age 13–17 to take an Uber ride alone when a parent requests the ride
See all of the Uber services that are available in your city
To see which Uber ride types are available in your city, you can either check inside the Uber app or at Uber.com/cities.
Inside the Uber app, enter a destination and scroll through the slider at the bottom of the screen to see which services are available.
At uber.com/cities, search for your city and scroll to see which uber ride types are available.
Uber WAV and Assist: Wheelchair-accessible vehicles and special assistance
Uber WAV and Assist services are for passengers with disabilities or special needs.
WAV stands for wheelchair-accessible vehicle—Uber WAV drivers can accommodate passengers who use wheelchairs.
Uber Assist is for passengers who may need extra help getting in and out of the vehicle. Note that Assist vehicles are not wheelchair-accessible, so request WAV if you have a wheelchair.
WAV and Assist are typically only available in major metro areas. Check Uber.com/cities or the Uber app to see if you can get a WAV or Assist ride in your area.
Uber Car Seat: Vehicles equipped with a car seat
The Uber Car Seat ride type guarantees that your driver will be equipped with a car seat. There is a surcharge for this service in addition to regular UberX rates.
Uber Car Seat is only available in New York City, Orlando, Philadelphia,
For Uber drivers: You can earn an extra $7 per Car Seat ride if you purchase an eligible car seat and opt into the program.
Uber Connect: Package delivery on demand
Uber Connect is a local delivery service that allows you to send a package to a recipient.
When you request an Uber Connect, a nearby driver will arrive at your location to pick up & deliver your package.
The item must not be more than 30 pounds, and it should be able to fit in the trunk of a typical passenger vehicle.
UberX Share and Uber Pool: Share your ride with strangers and split the cost
With UberX Share and Uber Pool, the Uber app attempts to pair you with another rider heading in the same direction as you.
You will get a discount on your ride if you end up sharing your car.
The Uber app tells drivers how to pick up and drop off passengers, so don’t be surprised if your driver has to make a stop before your destination.
UberEspañol: UberX with Spanish-speaking drivers
Passengers can request a Spanish-speaking UberX driver with the Español service. There are no additional fees for using Español; the cost is the same as UberX.
Español is confirmed to be available in many California cities and Chicago.
How to drive for Uber Español: In cities that offer Español, Uber will ask you if you speak Spanish during the application process and occasionally send you promotional emails asking if you’d like to opt into the Español service.
Uber LUX: High-end luxury service
Uber LUX is a ride in a high-end luxury vehicle like a top-of-the-line BMW, Mercedes, Audi, Tesla, and even Rolls Royce.
How is Lux different from Black and Black SUV? Uber Black requires commercial registration and only allows black vehicles. Uber Lux doesn’t require commercial registration, so anyone with a qualifying vehicle can drive.
LUX is available in Los Angeles and Miami.
UberX Teen: Parents can request a ride for their teen age 13–17
Normally, Uber doesn’t allow unaccompanied minors under age 18 to take an Uber ride alone.
But with UberX Teen, younger riders can catch a ride without their parents if their parent or guardian adds them to their family profile and requests the ride on their behalf.