Mobile Apps

All entries – including for what operating system – are in alphabetical order.

Android Transit Apps

Apple iOS (iPhone/iPad(2)/iPod Touch) Transit Apps

Blackberry Transit Apps

Other General Smartphone Apps

  • TravAlert – alerts you when you’re near your bus or trail stop
  • (ACE Train) Mobile Max – Altamont Commuter Express rail service schedules and updates site, specially formatted for smartphones.

Ride Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) from Fremont? BART has many mobile applications to help you use the system.

This is just a short list of mobile transit applications out there. Know of any mobile application for VTA, Caltrain, ACE, or SamTrans not listed here? Please let us know in the comments and it will be listed here.

  9 comments for “Mobile Apps

  1. August 26, 2016 at 9:59 am

    Can you please update the link for San Jose Transit to be


  2. Pat
    October 8, 2015 at 7:06 pm

    I like embark Caltrain, Caltrainme, embark Bart, San Jose transit, and 511. You can use for most of alameda county transit and muni too!

  3. Pritpal
    October 2, 2013 at 2:34 pm

    There is a new Caltrain app not listed here which provides realtime train updates and location information for next 3 trains.

    Caltrain Real-Time

  4. Pat
    February 26, 2013 at 7:09 pm

    There is another app not listed on the list: 511 transit trip planner (for android and iOS) also, google maps has planning info for VTA and Caltrain built in!

  5. Jose Carvalho
    May 19, 2012 at 6:53 am

    Have you tried allSchedules ( We’re launching as much agencies as we can, and a new version is coming.

  6. Eugene B
    March 15, 2012 at 7:02 pm

    The NextVTA link has been corrected to point to the Google Code site for this app.

  7. Alex
    March 15, 2012 at 12:32 am

    The NextVTA link is broken.

  8. Rick
    March 10, 2011 at 12:14 pm

    Why are there only Apps for Android. What about the other million users with App capable phones included that don’t have this OS that is being pushed down our throats with a big fee for having and using it.

    • Eugene B
      March 12, 2011 at 9:54 am

      I rearranged the Mobile Apps page to make it a little clearer as to which apps were available for which operating systems. Hope you like the page rearrangement.

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