Demand Hotspots for Birmingham

We already know that weekends, evenings and rush periods are the busiest of all. But Where in your city are riders requesting bookings the most?

Introducing Ola’s Driver Demand Hotspots, a closer look into Birmingham’s busiest areas to help you make the most of your time as an Ola driver. Follow this blog page regularly, to see the areas in Brum with highest demand.  

Disclaimer: The data below is based on historical demand volume and may differ from future rider requests. 


Highest Demand Areas 


As you might expect, the city centre, and in particular the Bullring / Birmingham New Street, Aston University and Centenary Square areas are the busiest parts of the city centre. 

The top busiest spots in Brum are:


Bullring / Birmingham New Street

Jewellery Quarter & St Paul’s square

Aston University

Broad Street & Five Ways

Chinese Quarter & Gay Village

Centenary Square

The Mailbox & The Cube

Digbeth & Deritend




Balsall Heath


Summerfield Park area

Remember to stay protected as the city grows busy again by following our five measures of safety,  with each booking you accept. Happy driving!