BEST TIMES FOR SURGE PRICING
WORK SMARTER! "Surge pricing" is when uberX price (and your earnings) increase by 1.5x, 2x or even more. This happens when there are too many ride requests in a specific area (often downtown). More info on surge here.
WE ANALYZED WHAT HOURS OF THE WEEK SURGE THE MOST
The biggest surge times are weekday mornings and weekend nights!
- Weekday mornings: 6-9am (morning commute): highest surging hour = 8-9am
- Weekday evenings: 5pm-12pm (afternoon commute, holiday parties): highest surging hour = 6-7pm
- Friday/Saturday daytime: 3-8pm (people headed out): highest surging hour = 6-7pm
- Friday/Saturday late night: 11pm-3am (people coming home): highest surging hour = 2-3am
Concerned about working the weekend? Click here for a FAQ.