Transit: Bus & Subway Times

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4.4
92.3K reviews
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About this app

Transit is your real-time city travel companion. It works in 300+ cities, for buses, trains, Ubers, Lyfts, and everything in between. Get precise real-time predictions for public transit, the smartest & fastest trip plans, and a step-by-step navigator when you’re going to unfamiliar destinations (or to wake you up from a mid-trip nap™). Our app gives you all the info you need, in a clear, bold interface so you don’t get lost or stuck at the stop.

Whether you’re new to a city… or a subway expert who takes NYC’s MTA / LA Metro / WMATA / MBTA / BART / CTA / SEPTA every day (or the 200+ other systems we support) this is the award-winning app you need.

*Turn on mobile data to get real-time information
**No data? Don’t worry: our trip planner works offline, using schedule

🌟 Google Play Picks
🗽 MTA App Quest challenge winner: Best overall app to navigate NYC
📰 “Killer App” — WSJ’s NYC subway reporter
🏆 "MBTA has a favorite transit app, and it's called Transit" — Boston Globe
⏰ “You won't realize how much time you can save until you use this app” — LA Times
💪 “The best app for CTA buses” — Reddit Chicago
🔥 And trusted by the New York Times’ own tech critic, Mike Isaac

🔍 What features does this app support?
- Real-time map that shows you where your ride is 📍
- Subway maps 🗺️
- Trip planner (works offline)
- Explore different combinations of trips to find the fastest way to your destination (i.e. how does a train trip compare to a “bus + bikeshare” trip? Or a “train + Uber” trip?)
- Real-time predictions, telling you when your train, subway, bus, ferry, metro, etc. will show up
- Step-by-step navigator (including transfers)
- Voice reminders to start walking to your stop, to hurry up (if your bus or subway is arriving early) and where to get off
- Schedules, route itineraries, connecting lines at every stop
- Pay for bus & train tickets, bikeshare passes & ridehail fares in the app (select cities)
- Bike directions
- Compare ETAs & prices for Uber, Lyft and Via
- See ALL nearby bikeshares, scooters, and carshares
- Support for everything: bus / metro / subway / light rail / streetcar / train / ridehail / bikeshare / scooters / carshare / ferry

🙋 Where does this app work?
200+ supported cities, including NYC, Chicago, Washington DC, LA, SF & the Bay Area, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Paris, and many more cities across North America, Europe, Australia and NZ

⚾ Partial list of US cities ⚾ (including bus, train, subway, and ferry systems)

Atlanta: MARTA, CCT, GRTA
Austin: Capital Metro
Baltimore: MTA
Boston: MBTA, Hubway
Buffalo: NFTA, Fort Erie Transit
Charlotte: CATS
Chicago: CTA, Metra, PACE, NICTD, Divvy
Cincinnati: Metro, TANK
Cleveland: RTA
Columbus: COTA, CoGo
Dallas: DART, Fort Worth T
Denver: RTD
Hampton Roads: HRT
Hartford (and CT): CTTransit, CTFastrak
Honolulu: TheBus
Houston: METRO
Las Vegas: RTC
Los Angeles: LA Metro, Metrolink, OCTA, LADOT, Omnitrans, RTA, Burbank Bus, Foothill, Big Blue Bus, Glendale Beeline
Louisville: TARC
Madison: Metro
Miami: MDT, BCT, Palm Tran, Tri-Rail, Citibike
Milwaukee: MCTS
Minneapolis: Metro Transit, MVTA, Plymouth, SouthWest, U. Minnesota, Nice Ride
New Orleans: RTA
NYC Metro: New York MTA, Metro-North (MNR), Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), NJ Transit (NJT), PATH, SI Ferry, NICE, Bee-Line, RI Tram, NY Waterway, SIR, CitiBike
Orlando: Lynx
Philadelphia: SEPTA, PATCO, Indego
Phoenix: Valley Metro
Pittsburgh: Port Authority (PAAC)
Portland: TriMet
SLC: UTA, GREENbike
Sacramento: Capitol Corridor, SRT
San Antonio: VIA Metropolitan
San Diego: MTS, NCTD
SF Bay Area: SF BART, SFMTA (SF MUNI), Caltrain, AC Transit, VTA, County Connection, SamTrans, Bay Wheels
Seattle: Metro Transit, City of Seattle, Sound Transit, Pierce Transit, Pronto
St. Louis: Metro
Tampa Bay: HART, PSTA
Washington DC: WMATA (DC Metro & Bus), DC Circulator, Ride On, Arlington (ART), Fairfax Connector, VRE, DASH, Capital Bike Share
+100s more cities, including Paris, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, London, and more!
Updated on
Jun 9, 2022

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
4.4
92.3K reviews
Boiar Qin
June 22, 2022
Great UI and visualization of transit routes. GO feature is great for getting around unfamiliar places. Would be 5 stars if it were possible to purchase and activate multiple different passes. I had to wait until a 3hr-no-airport pass expired to be able to purchase a fare that included airport transit. If the option is there, it is not clearly visible in the UI.
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Owen Jensen
June 23, 2022
When it worked properly, it was great. ~2 weeks after I activated a 31-day unlimited bus pass, the app de-activated the pass. After several emails with their tech support, it was partly re-activated. I could open my pass once a day but if I closed it to look at nearby buses for my transfer, I couldn't open it again until the next day. So I could only get part way to work each day. I explained this to tech support but the issue was never resolved. It cost me extra money for rides. Not cool.
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A Google user
May 31, 2022
This app's UI was a mess when I last used it in 2019, and nothing has changed. You can never tell if you have an active trip, if it's telling you to leave now for a bus you're just looking at or one you've set up a reminder for. The map attempts to let you see all your transit options, but in reality tapping on anything accidentally removes you from whatever else you were looking at. It's a useful tool for getting around still, but you need to first learn the many different ways it will fail.
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Transit, Inc.
April 16, 2019
Hi there! Thanks for your comment. We're sorry the app hasn't been quite accurate for you. Could you send us a full report of the issues you're encountering from within the app (⚙️, Transit logo, Contact us) so we can look further into this? 🙏

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