10 Best Driving Apps to Make Money in 2023

No matter if you want to transport people or deliver packages, takeout or groceries, there's a driving app you can sign up with to make some cash. However, not all driving apps are created equal when it comes to making money.


Lyft is a rideshare service that's available in cities in all 50 U.S. states plus Washington, D.C. Pay is based on completed rides. In most cities, you'll be able to see the fare you'll earn before accepting the ride, and you'll get to keep 100% of any tips you earn.


Instacart is an online grocery delivery service that's available in thousands of cities across North America. As an Instacart shopper, you can choose when and where you want to shop and see the potential earnings upfront. You can also earn tips.


DoorDash bills itself as the No. 1 food and drink app in the U.S. You can deliver with DoorDash in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. -- the service is available in over 7,000 cities. DoorDash drivers earn base pay, plus promotions and 100% of tips.

Uber Eats

Uber Eats is an online ordering and food delivery platform that's available in thousands of U.S. cities. As an Uber Eats delivery driver, you'll get paid for each pickup and drop-off, plus a per-mile rate and tips. Some cities are also eligible for a per-minute rate.


HopSkipDrive is a transportation solution company for families, youth and children that's available in various cities across the U.S. and coming soon to others. CareDrivers for HopSkipDrive are currently guaranteed to earn $500 for 10 completed trips during the first 14 days as part of the company's Welcome Guarantee promotion. After that, you'll earn a base fare, which is based on your area, plus an additional amount for longer rides.


Grubhub is available in more than 4,000 cities across all 50 U.S. states. Grubhub pays drivers base pay, which is calculated by using mileage, delivery type, time spent delivering and the local market. Drivers can also earn bonuses and get to keep all tips.

Amazon Flex

Amazon Flex pays you to deliver packages with your personal vehicle. However, this opportunity is currently available in only about 100 cities and towns in the U.S. Amazon lists the cities it's actively recruiting in on its website.

Spark Driver

The Spark Driver app allows independent contractors to deliver groceries, food and home items for Walmart and other stores. It is available in more than 3,650 cities across all 50 U.S. states. Delivery earnings are based on tips, order size and any extra effort required, such as delivering extra heavy items. Other ways to earn include incentives, referrals and tips.


Shipt is a membership-based grocery marketplace that uses shoppers to shop for and deliver customer orders. Shoppers are paid per order and have opportunities to earn tips and bonuses.


CitizenShipper is an online marketplace for people who are offering transporting services for items or live animals and those who are looking to hire those people. It is a subscription-based platform. Once you create a for-hire profile, the subscription is free for the first three months and $29.99 per month thereafter.