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Top Places to Drive in Philadelphia

Old City


Rittenhouse Square

Old City is known for its historical buildings and attractions as well as trendy eateries and vibrant nightlife. Drivers can expect consistent trip requests throughout day and night.

This is where culinary, art and music trends take off in Philadelphia. Every first Friday of the month, the place opens up galleries and studios along Frankford Avenue to the public. Drivers can benefit from surge pricing before and after the event.

Filled with stylish boutiques and art galleries, fashionable crowds descend on the area for fancy restaurants and chic bars, making it a great location for drivers to stay near.

Washington Square West

University City


This area is famous for a lively nightlife scene with the city's most popular LGBT-friendly bars and restaurants. Expect to take lots of trips along 13th Street.

University City can be a great area for rideshare and delivery drivers in Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania and Drexel Universit students request rides and deliveries not only on weekends, but week nights as well!

With a constant flow of passengers getting picked up and dropped off at PHL, you can expect consistent requests and longer trips, especially around the holiday season and for business travel. 

Best Times to Drive in Philadelphia

Weekday Mornings

Between 6:30 - 9:30am for the morning commute to work or airport trips

Weekday Evenings

Between 4:30 - 8:30pm for riders to get back home or to have food delivered

Weekend Mornings

Between 10:00am - 2:00pm for daytime activities or rides out to lunch 

Weekend Evenings

Between 5:00 - 8:30pm as people go out to dinner/bars, and again between 10:00pm - 3:00am for those going back home  

How HyreCar Works


Search the marketplace for vehicles that fit your timeline and budget like Elantras, Priuses, and Siennas. Our carsharing app helps you find affordable nearby rental cars for rideshare or food delivery.


Connect with owners. Confirm desired date of rental and pay through our trusted portal with Stripe. Find affordable vehicles in your area today.


Use your car to earn money in the on-demand industry driving for services like Uber, Instacart, or Postmates. Drive your rental car to earn money and get paid daily.

Why HyreCar?



✓ Our unique insurance has you covered 

✓ Reliable coverage in your name to you and your rental

✓ Sort for cars based on your needs 

✓ Review cars when the rental is over to help improve the community



✓ Try a two-day rental or opt for a weekly or monthly option - the choice is always yours

✓ Search from a wide variety of car inventory from our marketplace 

✓ Seamlessly link your HyreCar account with your gig services

✓ Our nationwide partnership with Uber allows you to connect your account and start earning immediately

Rent a Car, Drive with Your Favorite Rideshare & Delivery Gigs in Philadelphia 

Our flexible car rental platform allows you to drive and earn on your terms with most rideshare and delivery gigs.

Uber & Uber Eats




Amazon Flex

Grubhub and more!

According to, on average, Drivers who work with Uber in Philadelphia earn up to $19.34 per hour!  

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Frequently Asked Questions

Click on "find a car" and proceed to sign up as a driver. Before requesting to rent a car, you will be prompted to complete a free one time background check (average turnaround time is 48 hours). Once approved, you will receive the following forms: Insurance, Registration, and Inspections. You will then need to upload the forms to your rideshare or delivery service account. Once this is done, contact the car owner to schedule the check-in, pick up the keys, and start driving!

Applicants must be at least 26 years of age (21+ in New York) and have a valid social security number (SSN) and U.S. driver's license. Drivers must have at least 6 full months of driving experience (or 1 full year of driving experience for ages 21-25 in New York). All Drivers must pass a motor vehicle record check and have a clean criminal record.

Any drivers booking in Arizona, California, Maryland, New York and Nevada will be required to submit a deposit. Please note that all cards will be kept on file to assist with payment for possible incidental damages.

To ensure the protection of the vehicle while in the driver's possession, we require that all rentals include HyreCar's insurance.

We operate in all 50 states but have more presence in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Tampa, and Washington DC.

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