Uber Alternatives In Ghana You May Not Have Known About

Uber has been of help ever it was invented, it came to transform the taxi industry by making the ordering of cars and taking rides easy.

The company started in 2009 and has been of help to many people, without Uber, people would have to wake up and join a queue just to get a taxi or the car to his or her destination, with the invention of uber, you can sit at the comfort of your home and order for a ride and the driver will come to your doorstep and take you to wherever you are going for a fee.

On June 9, 2016, uber launched its service and taxi app in Ghana starting at Accra and now it has been spreading on many regions in Ghana.

Ever since this service was launched, many people have ditched taking taxis because when they compare the uber fares to the normal taxis fares, there’s is a lot of difference which is the fares paid using uber is cheap as compared to taking the normal taxis.

I know you might have heard of Uber and might have even ordered one before if you haven’t then I believe I have enlightened you on what Uber is and how it works.

Maybe you might also be using Uber and you are like me who always want to try out other alternatives on everything we will come across.

Well in this article, I am going to take you through some Uber alternatives that you may not have known.

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Bolt is also a taxi service app that was launched in 2013 and has been operating in over 150 cities and over 35 countries in Europe, Africa, North America, West Asia and North Africa.

Bolt was launched in Ghana in 2017 and started operating in 2017 and currently operating in 4 regions in Ghana namely Accra, Cape Coast, Kumasi and Takoradi.


Yango is one of the taxi riding app that is more popular in Europe and operating in over 300 cities and in over 15 countries in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

Yango has also been launched in Ghana and one thing I love about using Yango is that orders start from as low as GHS 2 as compared to other taxi riding companies we know in Ghana.


Dropyn is also one uber alternative, the company is completely owned by Ghanaians.

The company started working in Ghana by giving qualified drivers salon cars to pick up rides, unlike the Uber service which let the driver use his own car.

Dropyn does not only allows you to order for rides but also you can request for a mini truck to move heavy items.


Uber has been helping people take rides at the comfort of their homes but there are other Uber alternatives that work like Uber and are operating in Ghana.

In this article, we went through Uber alternatives that you can use in Ghana and the difference in each of them.

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