Transit: Bus & Subway Times

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4.4
96K reviews
10M+
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Content rating
Everyone
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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 schedules

🌟 Google Play Picks
📰 “Killer App” — WSJ’s NYC subway reporter
⏰ “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
Aug 8, 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
96K reviews
David J. Wallace
August 10, 2022
This app works perfectly fine. It does what it's supposed to do & is great at giving you accurate times for everything. The reason I gave it only 3 stars instead 5 is because you have to pay a subscription to get detailed info from every route in the area, because if you don't, you can only get that info for 4 of them. I understand that the developers need to make money to keep the app going but I feel like that's so much of a basic need that putting it behind a paywall seems greedy.
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Bob Smigelski
August 4, 2022
This app is way too busy. It does not allow pinning all needed bus lines. If a line is for example 51 and 51A (2 completely different routes with same starting point) you can only pin it as 51, then it only shows the schedule when you get close the other one. Sometimes it just freezes on loading. Overall it is not very user friendly. My transit system is forcing us to use this for ticket purchases and the integration of Ezfare is an even scarier joke. I am hoping my system just drops this.
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Transit, Inc.
August 4, 2022
Hi there, thank you for your feedback! We'd like to know a little bit more about your experience with our app if you could share more details at review@transitapp.com. This will help us improve the app! Feel free to ask any questions that you might have there as well, we will be more than happy to assist you with the use of our app.
Kaitlynn Merriam
August 9, 2022
This app is incredibly helpful to me and the bus is ALWAYS there within two-three minutes of the scheduled pick-up time. The busses are always clean and most generally the drivers are friendly. Although I personally don't use Lyft, I like that there's an option to request a ride through them. The drivers go above and beyond when it comes to helping people; I recently started using the MooVer busses and I'm still getting used to the different bus routes and the drivers are always happy to help
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What's new

Happy 10th birthday to Transit!

We’re entering the 2nd decade of Transit the best way we know how… with bug fixes.

Also:
- Can’t tell the difference between “scheduled departure” vs. “real-time departure”? Or an “officially cancelled trip” vs. a “most-likely cancelled trip”?
- Hallelujah! We’ve added a little explainer.

- Hello free Royale for: BUSIT + Orbus (New Zealand) and Ben Franklin Transit (Washington state)

Now make a wish & rate us 5 stars to blow out half of our birthday candles