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Bus New York City - Enhanced with MTA Bus Time & Official NYC Maps

By Electric Labs Ltd

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** NEW ** Realtime Subway Departures powered by MTA Subway Time- just $0.99 as an in-app-add-on!


*** Winner at the MTA AT&T App Quest Awards! ***

* Find out when the next buses are scheduled to arrive.
* With MTA Bus Time®, we can give you live departure info and bus positions for all MTA buses in New York.
* **NEW** Realtime Subway departures for the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, L and S (42 St Shuttle), all for just $0.99! More realtime routes will be added as they become available.
* View full bus timetables for a selected service even when you don't have an internet connection e.g. find out when the last bus is scheduled to leave.
* View official MTA route maps for the Subway and the bus networks in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx & Staten Island.
* Find out latest news that might affect your daily commute, as well as status updates for bus, subway, rail, bridges & tunnels.
* Add stops to your favorites so you can quickly find out when your next buses are due to arrive.
* View bus routes on the map and find out where they go.
* Search for a location or pin point your current position on the map so you can find nearby bus stops.
* Use the official MTA Journey planner to find out how to get from A to B.
* Lots of information about the MTA, including fares and MetroCards, FAQs, accessibility, contact details, how to get to and from the airports and lots more.
* Find out the latest news about your transport network, including improvements and innovations.
* Plus: many of the features work offline! Use it whilst on the Subway, or when you have no signal.

Be green! Let's try and get more people using public transport in New York City!

We love to receive feedback :) Email us at for comments or suggestions you have about the app.

This app was produced by Electric Labs Ltd under licence from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

For a full list of supported bus routes, please visit:

What's New in Version 4.2.3

- We've made improvements to the way we calculate when your next bus will arrive. This will improve the accuracy of the estimates!
- We've also updated the official MTA maps and added the Late Night Subway Map.
- Bug fixes

Any feedback, please sent to And if you want to support the app's development, please spend just 30 seconds writing us a review in the App Store :)

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Customer Reviews

Essential App for New Yorkers and Visitors

The bus is great if you want to see the city from above ground. BUS NYC is now one of my most-used apps. The user experience is excellent: I can select my favorite stops, which show full bus routes, accurate arrival times at each stop along the routes, when buses will arrive at their destinations, full week timetables, and where exactly along the routes current buses are located. BUS NYC also provides MTA transportation status announcements, Trip Planner service, contact and fare information, FAQs, and bus and subway maps for all five boroughs.

I use this app at least twice a day, and I could not recommend it more highly. Now I know exactly when to leave home, work, school, or the gym, just in time to catch my next bus.

Well done, Electric Labs!

Great app but..

This a great app to track buses and trains. Most of the time they're fairly accurate but I have a suggestion. For the buses, it would be more convenient to track the buses at the stop. For example, there's an app currently no longer on the App Store but if you click the bus route, it will show the stop and where the buses are next to the stop names. This is more useful to me so I have time to get ready and not tell me when the bus is here. Once the bus reaches 0 min, it already has passed the stop or is there and I didn't make it out in time. If you know what I'm saying, I would really like for you guys to add this feature. If you don't know what I'm saying, contact me (if that's even possible). But anyways, it's a great app

Excellent app to get full use of MTA

First let me just say that I rarely write reviews for apps but I think this bus app is really something that has improved greatly since I've had it on my phone and it is a real game changer. It's handy as a resource to map my travels through the city but also as a real-time Updater as to when the bus is coming.
I live in Queens about five blocks from the subway and there is a bus stop opposite my apartment where the buses bring me to the subway. I can using this app to stay in my apartment until about two minutes before the bus is coming and just walk out go to the bus stop and get driven to the subway. Bravo!!!

Bus New York City - Enhanced with MTA Bus Time & Official NYC Maps
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  • $2.99
  • Category: Travel
  • Updated:
  • Version: 4.2.3
  • Size: 180 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.4 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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