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Cash out right away

Want your cash fast? Get paid in just around an hour or two with Express Pay. Or sign up for a Lyft Direct debit card for instant access to earnings, after every ride.

Earn bonuses, too

Get to know your city’s hotspots and busy hours and get paid big. Take advantage of ride challenges and real-time and scheduled bonuses to keep earnings rolling in.

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Here’s how you start

It’s easy to start earning with Lyft. Learn everything you need to know, with our simple application requirements and our insurance guide.

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Portrait headshot of Harold, a man who drives with Lyft.

“As a student, it’s hard to complete my class work around a schedule. I started driving more with Lyft and realized it was the perfect opportunity to make money and work on my own time! Driving with Lyft gives me freedom in my schedule to focus on school, which is my main priority.”


Driving with Lyft since 2020

Portrait headshot of Timothy, a man who drives with Lyft.

“Driving with Lyft is the perfect way to make money and be there for my family’s needs. I love providing a way to get my passengers from point A to B. Independence is key for me, and I enjoy meeting new people while driving!”


Driving with Lyft since 2017

Portrait headshot of Christine, a woman who drives with Lyft.

“I'm a disabled Marine Corps veteran, and because of my disability, I'm no longer able to work in a structured environment. The few hours a week that I drive connects me to my community and gives me extra money to help make ends meet.”


Driving with Lyft since 2016