Transit • Subway & Bus Times

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About this app

Transit is your real-time urban travel companion. Open the app to instantly see accurate next departure times, track buses and trains near you on the map, and see upcoming transit schedules. Use the trip planner to quickly compare trips - including options like bus and bike, or metro and subway. Get alerted about service disruptions and delays for your favorite lines, and save frequently used locations for trip directions in a tap.

"Gives you the best route to where you want to go" - New York Times
“You won't realize how much time you can save planning until you use this app” - LA Times
“Killer app” - Wall Street Journal
"MBTA has a favorite transit app — and it's called Transit" - Boston Globe
“A one-stop-shop” - Washington Post

“Your app was the deciding factor in selling my car.”
“Blows Google Maps out of the water.”
“The head of our local transit agency recommended this app over the one her agency created.”


1) The best real-time data.
The app uses the best transit agency data sources like MTA Bus Time, MTA Train Time, NJ Transit MyBus, SF MUNI Next Bus, CTA Bus Tracker, WMATA Next Arrivals, SEPTA Real-Time and many more. We combine that data with our fancy ETA prediction engine so that you get the most accurate real-time info possible for all transit modes - including buses, subways, trains, streetcars, metros, ferries, ridehail and more. Prefer to travel on two wheels? With GPS, you can see live bikeshare and scooter locations right on the map.

2) Travel offline
Bus schedules, stop locations, subway maps and even our trip planner are available offline.

3) Powerful trip planning
See fast and easy trips combining buses, subways and trains – the app even suggests routes that combine multiple options in one trip like bus + bike or scooter + metro. You’ll find great trip plans that you never even considered! Don’t like to walk a lot or use a certain mode or transit agency? Personalize your travel in the settings.

4) GO: our step-by-step navigator*
Receive departure alarms to catch your bus or train, and get alerted when it’s time to get off or transfer. When using GO, you’ll also crowdsource more accurate info and real-time ETAs for other passengers– and rack up points and thank yous for being the most helpful rider on your line.

5) User Reports
See what other riders have to say! With millions of users contributing, you’ll get helpful info on crowding levels, on-time performance, the closest subway exits, and more.

6) Easy Payments
Pay your transit fare and buy bikeshare passes directly in the app in over 75 cities.


Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Hartford, Honolulu, Houston, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Louisville, Madison, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Orleans, New York City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Providence, Portland, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, St. Louis, Tampa, Washington D.C.


AC Transit, Atlanta Streetcar (MARTA), Bee-Line, Big Blue Bus, Caltrain, Cap Metro, CATS, CDTA, CTA, CT Transit, DART, DC Metro (WMATA), DDOT, GCRTA, HART, Houston Metro, KCATA, King County Metro Transit, LA DOT, LA Metro, LBT, LIRR, Lynx, MCTS, MDOT MTA, Metra, Metrolink, MetroNorth, Miami Dade Transit, MTA BUS, NCTD, New Jersey Transit (NJT), NFTA, NICE, NYC MTA Subway, OCTA, PACE, Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT), Ride-On, RTD, SEPTA, SF BART, SF Muni, Sound Transit, SORTA (Metro), St. Louis Metro, TANK, TheBus, Tri-Met, UTA, Valley Metro, VIA


Questions or feedback? Browse our help pages:, email us:, or find us on X: @transitapp
Updated on
Apr 18, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location, Personal info and 2 others
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 5 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

203K reviews
Dylan Nugent
April 7, 2024
The app has a nice UI, but recent monetization changes have made it essentially unusable. They've made it impossible to see anything but the three nearest routes to your GPS location. At any transit hub, this means you arbitrarily might not be able to view a bus/train you're standing next to, and never one a ~5min walk away. NYC data is pulled from the public MTA tracker. If another Transit user is on a route, you get a live update, but it's rarely different and relies on them keeping users.
22 people found this review helpful
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Transit, Inc.
April 17, 2024
Thanks for your feedback. We’re working on some changes to our paywall and your input helps us find the right balance for them. If you’d like to share more on how this has impacted your experience with our app, please email us at You can also read more about how Royale supports our work here:
Desy Barnes
April 18, 2024
It was a great app until recently. Now when I click on my route to or from school it shows a significant waiting time between busses even though there's usually only a 5 minute and even then I don't need to transfer as the one route continues as the next one that I need. Please fix. I rely heavily on this app as it was more accurate than Google maps
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Transit, Inc.
April 18, 2024
Sorry to hear the information in our app has not always been correct. If you'd like to send us more details, you can contact us at Generally, the arrivals we show come straight from the transit agencies so any accuracy issues are often on their side, but we can certainly have a look if you can provide some specifics. Thanks!
Ken M
April 17, 2024
1. The option to purchase tickets does not exist unless you allow the app access to your location. Though it does not tell you this unless you go digging through the FAQ. 2. When planning a trip, you cannot purchase mixed sets of tickets (some regular, some youth) at the same time. 3. It says you can use Google Pay, but it errors out everytime you attempt to use it. This forces you to enter your credit card information into their system. Has potential, but these issues need to be fixed first.
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Transit, Inc.
April 17, 2024
Hey there - sorry your experience with the app hasn't been the best! Thanks for your feedback about the first two features you mention, and could you send us an email via the app so we can investigate the issue you're having with Google Pay? Gear icon (top left corner) > Transit logo tab > Email Us. Thanks!

What's new

As the mercury meter hops around like a jack-in-the-box, we’re bringing you a weatherproofed wagon of spring cleaning improvements, like:

- Better bicycle trip plans. More options, fewer overlapping legs/zigzagging portions, and stronger biases for bike paths and lightly trafficked roads
- Added bathtub plugs and caulking to leaky strings in the UI, everything is pixel-perfect now

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