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UberPOOL arrives in Hyderabad, Mumbai and Kolkata

UberPOOL arrives in Hyderabad, Mumbai and Kolkata
UberPOOL arrives in Hyderabad, Mumbai and Kolkata
Uber brings UberPOOL options to three more indian cities which are Hyderabad, Mumbai and kolkata which are in addition to Delhi and Bangalore.

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Amit Jain, President Uber India said:

“Uber is committed to India and to meeting the transportation needs of the country, with the help of smartphones and technology. We are incredibly excited to bring carpooling to three more Indian cities at the push of a button. Introducing uberPOOL to Mumbai, Kolkata and Hyderabad means more affordable rides for passengers and less congestion on the roads over time. Getting more people in fewer cars – at no extra costs to the government – and at reduced costs to riders, is a simple yet powerful example of how technology can actually transform our cities.”

WHEN: The POOL option is available only between 6AM – 10PM, 7 days a week.


WHAT HAPPENS IF I CANCEL?

Cancellations impact both your co-rider and your driver, so please try to avoid them. If you must cancel, you will be charged ₹60, as with uberGO cancellations. For the best experience on a carpool ride for both you and your co-rider, your driver will wait only 2 minutes. Request only when you’re ready to leave to avoid paying a no-show fee of ₹60.

Claim your cancellation fee on normal booking

Hyderabad uberPOOL Details

WHEN: The POOL option is available only between 6AM – 10PM, 7 days a week

WHERE: POOL trips can be requested from and to most parts of North, Central & West Hyderabad and some parts of East Hyderabad.

Hyderabad uberPOOL coverage area
Hyderabad uberPOOL coverage area

WHO: You can book a maximum of 2 seats per pick up

COST: The upfront fare you’re shown at request is guaranteed whether you’re matched or not – no surprises! Here are a few sample fares during commuting hours:

Sample RoutesuberGOuberPOOL
Secunderabad to Hitech City₹250₹125
Banjara Hills to Inorbit Mall₹100₹60
Hi-tech city to Airport₹450₹315

Mumbai uberPOOL Details


WHEN: The POOL option is available only between 6AM – 10PM, 7 days a week

WHERE: POOL trips can be requested from and to most parts of South, North & West Mumbai and some parts of East Mumbai. Check out our uberPOOL coverage area map:
Mumbai uberPOOL coverage area
Mumbai uberPOOL coverage area

WHO: Each request can have a maximum of 2 riders per pick up. You will be matched with another requester, for up to 4 riders in total in the car

COST: The upfront fare you’re shown at request is guaranteed whether you’re matched or not – no surprises! Here are a few sample fares during commuting hours:

Sample Routes uberGOuberPOOL
Worli to Domestic Airport₹183 ₹109
Bandra to Lower Parel ₹140₹84
Andheri East to BKC ₹150 ₹90

Kolkata uberPOOL Details


WHEN: The POOL option is available only between 6AM – 10PM, 7 days a week

WHERE: POOL trips can be requested from and to most parts of South, North & West Kolkata and some parts of East Kolkata.

Kolkata uberPOOL coverage area
Kolkata uberPOOL coverage area
WHO: Each request can have a maximum of 2 riders per pick up. You will be matched with another requester, for up to 4 riders in total in the car

COST: The upfront fare you’re shown at request is guaranteed whether you’re matched or not – no surprises! Here are a few sample fares during commuting hours:

Sample Routes uberGO uberPOOL
Ballygunge to Airport ₹250 ₹125
Sector V to Park Street ₹126 ₹63
Camac Street to Howrah Station ₹100 ₹50

HOW uberPOOL WORKS
  • Slide over to the uberPOOL or uberGO option
  • Set your pickup location and destination and choose how many seats you need
  • You’ll see 2 options – “Share your car” and “Get your own car
  • Choose “Share Your Car” for the carpooling option and a fixed fare upfront, so you know exactly what you’re going to pay
  • Choose “Get Your Own Car” to travel solo on uberGO
  • Request! You might get matched with other passengers heading in the same direction
  • Regardless of whether you’re matched or not, the fare will always be less than traveling solo
  • Currently uberPOOL is available only between 6AM – 10PM, 7 days a week. You can choose to use Cash, PayTM, Airtel Money, Credit or even a Debit card

Read more about uberPOOL announcement and FAQs


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