Lyft has a variety of ride types to fit your travel needs.
Some ride types are only available in select cities. You’ll see all available types in the app when selecting a ride. For fare estimates and a list of available ride types, see our Cities page for riders.
Lyft: Standard Lyft car for up to 4 riders.
Wait & Save: Wait & Save and Priority Pickups may not always be available, depending on how many drivers are nearby. Wait & Save rides are currently only available in some areas.
Priority Pickup: Get a faster pickup at a slightly higher price.
Wait & Save and Priority Pickups may not always be available, depending on how many drivers are nearby. Wait & Save and Priority Pickup rides are currently only available in some areas.
Black: Premium black car service with leather seats for up to 4 riders XL: SUV for up to 6 riders Black SUV: Premium black SUV with leather seats for up to 6 riders Scooter: Compact scooter for a single rider Bikes: Reserve and rent single rider bikes Car Seat: Vehicle fitted with a child’s car seat (only available in New York City) Access: Wheelchair-accessible vehicle for fixed frame wheelchairs and up to 2 additional passengers Lyft Assisted: If you need assistance during pickups and drop-offs, your healthcare provider, plan, or transportation service can request a Lyft Assisted ride for you.
Rider preferences for airport rides
You can select ride preferences to personalize your ride to or from the airport. This is available for all ride types.
The preferences you can select include:
Help with luggage
To select your preferences, tap ‘Personalize your ride’ while you wait for your driver to arrive.
Note: Some drivers may not be able to accommodate your selected preferences.
In select cities, you may see promotional ride types become available in partnership with local events or organizations.
The details and duration of these promotional types change based on the promotion and don't affect the ride types normally available in your area.
Can I request a specific car?
While you’re unable to request a specific driver, car, or type of car, there are different ride types available to meet your travel needs.