Caltrain Mobile

3.9
485 reviews
100K+
Downloads
Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

The official mobile ticketing app from Caltrain! The Caltrain Mobile app lets you purchase and use fares instantly on your phone—anywhere, anytime. Just download the free app, register your debit/credit card or PayPal account in our secure system, and you're ready to go.

WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS APP:
- No paper fares to keep track of.
- No need to carry cash, count exact change, or find a ticket machine.
- Buy and use fares instantly using a debit/credit card or your PayPal account.
- Pay a single fare or multiple fares for a group of riders.

HOW IT WORKS:
1. CHOOSE RIDER TYPE
2. CHOOSE YOUR STATION OF ORIGIN AND DESTINATION
3. CHOOSE FARE
4. CHOOSE QUANTITY
5. CHOOSE PAYMENT
6. CHECK OUT

COMMON QUESTIONS:
Q: Do I need to be connected to the Internet?
A cellular network or a wireless Internet connection is required to purchase tickets, but you can use your activated tickets offline.

Q: What if my battery dies?
Just like with paper tickets, you're responsible for making sure you have a valid fare at all times, so be sure to plan ahead!

IMPORTANT REMINDERS:
- Don't uninstall the Caltrain Mobile app or erase your phone while you have active tickets on it. Your tickets are stored on your phone (which makes it possible to use them without a cellular network or a wireless Internet connection), so uninstalling the app can permanently erase your tickets!
- Purchase your ticket right before boarding.
- Show your ticket to the conductor upon request.
- Watch your battery level! Just like with paper tickets, you're responsible for making sure you have a valid fare at all times.
Updated on
Nov 15, 2021

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3.9
485 reviews
Doug Ricket
May 23, 2022
Doesn't work. When I need to buy a ticket, the app is just frozen at the initial logo "powered by moovel". Moovel sucks because their app never progresses. Other times when I click "buy product" it just freezes with an infinite spinner. I checked my internet connection is working, in the browser and in other apps. But nothing happens in this Caltrain by Moovel app.
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Ricardo Almeida
December 10, 2020
Useful app (only one that let's you buy caltrain tickets) but it's strangely clunky in places. There's no option to consult train schedules, which is bizarre. Purchasing tickets with Google Pay also requires 4-6 taps from the checkout screen. It asks me to re-select payment method from the menu every single time. Purchases are also laggy with no progress indication - I can see how this can lead to duplicate ticket purchases as others reviewers mentioned. Frustrating.
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Paul Anderson
June 11, 2019
Unlike Clipper, you can buy a ticket instantly, don't have to tag off, and can't accidentally tap twice. The five star rating mostly reflects how utterly awful Clipper is, but this app's ticket purchasing is convenient and well designed. It doesn't have good schedule information or trip planning but CaltrainDroid already has that covered.
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What's new

Various performance improvements, and bug fixes.