Joburg, Your uberX Is Arriving Now… and It Is Free!

Almost a year ago we introduced Uber to Joburg. Today we are taking things to the next level!

uberX is Now in Joburg… and FREE until Sunday Night!

*Valid for six uberX rides for new AND existing users in Joburg, up to R250 in value each until Sunday 17 August at 11:00pm. Input promotional code: uberXJHB.

WHAT is uberX?

  • uberX is a low-cost option that uses the same Uber app to connect you with the most reliable and affordable ride in Joburg.
  • A ride that is so fast, so reliable, and so affordable that the need for car ownership in the city will soon become a thing of the past.


  1. uberX cars are on the road starting TODAY, 14 August!
  2. Open up your Uber app and you’ll now see three vehicle options to choose from: uberX, uberBLACK and uberVAN.
  3. Toggle over to the left to give uberX a try.
  4. Set your pickup location and tap the “Request uberX” button.
  5. Shoot us some feedback via the in-app rating screen after your trip!


uberX is free* until Sunday evening, but even after that it will always be crazy affordable!

Pricing uberX uberBLACK
Base Fare: R5 R15
Minimum Fare: R20 R50
Fare per km: R7.50 R11
Fare per min: R0.75 R1.10
Fare Examples:
Sandton to Airport: R240 R370
Sandton to Melrose: R45 R80
Car Types: Toyota Corolla Mercedes C Class
Chevrolet Cruze Audi A4
Toyota Avanza BMW 3 Series

Celebrated TV Presenter, Actress and Model Boity Thulo scored the first uberX ride this morning!


…Now it is your turn!

As always, feel free to reach out to or tweet us with any questions, concerns, or #JhbuberX love!

Be a part of the uberXplosion happening in Joburg! After all, who doesn’t love FREE Uber!?!

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 Happy uberXing!

Uber Joburg



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