What is Ride Later with Ola? India

We understand that there are times when you want to book an Ola in advance to remain assured that you will get a cab when you most need it.

With Ride Later option on your Ola App, you can book an Ola from your Ola app up to 7 days in advance to 1hr 15 mins ahead of the desired pickup time.

Note - You can book an Ola to ride later from your Ola app only. We don’t accept any booking requests on Call.

To book an Ola using Ride Later option from the Ola app, all you need to do is-
- Login to your Ola App and on Book your Ride screen enter the pickup location where you would like the driver to pick you up.
- Select a cab category and tap RIDE LATER option to make a booking.
Note - Ride Later option is available in select cities on select cab categories only. On clicking the desired cab category if you see the Ride Later option, you can go ahead to make a booking request.
- Select Date and Time for your pickup and confirm your booking by clicking CONFIRM BOOKING button.


You will receive a booking confirmation on your App screen. Ride details will be shared with you via push notification 10 minutes prior to the pickup time.

You can also view your ride details by selecting from Your Rides section in your Ola app menu.

Note- We at Ola monitor cab availability around your pickup location to ensure that you get a cab at your scheduled time. However, we cannot guarantee a cab when you make a request using Ride Later option. If in case, we are unable to find a cab near your location, you will be notified immediately.


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    Permanently deleted user

    I would rather suggest Please switch ON your phone's location services to make a booking.

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