The Lyft app can be a great way to get around, but it can also leave you waiting for a ride. If you’re in a rush, you may want to know how long will lyft wait for me?
The answer is that it depends on where you are and what kind of service you’re requesting.
Lyft has different wait times based on the city and time of day. If you’re looking for an estimate, check out Uber’s website — the company offers estimates for many cities across the country, including Los Angeles and New York City. You can also read up on Lyft’s website to see how long they’ll wait for you in your area.
If you want to know exactly how long it will take for a driver to pick up your ride request, just look at your phone screen as soon as you press “request.” There will be an estimated time listed there — usually about four minutes or so if it’s during peak hours when demand is high (for example: Friday nights).
Last modified: September 20, 2022