The SNCB app offers a complete view of all public transportation information in Belgium. The multimodal travel planner calculates the fastest door-to-door journey, optionally with GPS. Bus, metro and train departure schedules are readily available and train information is always given in realtime. Departure and arrival schedules also can be consulted for a station of your choice. Another option is to search on train number. Furthermore, network disturbances are available in realtime, reminders can be set for each stop of your choice, and you have the possibility to receive alerts when your train is delayed.
The app also offers the possibility to buy a ticket, to save travel schedules in your calendar and/or to share them with others via e-mail, sms or Twitter.
When downloading you will be asked to give your permission to activate certain services the app features:
o GPS position: through geolocalisation you can find the nearest station
o Calendar: you can save a travel itinerary in your calendar
• you can purchase a Mobile ticket for one of your phonebook contacts
• you can share your journey with others via sms, e-mail, Twitter
o Push messages: be automatically informed when your train is delayed
Payment for a Mobile Ticket can be made by credit card (VISA, Master Card, American Express), PayPal, Bancontact, KBC or Belfius via the protected servers of Ingenico Payment Services. If you wish, you can save the credit card details after a first purchase in order to complete future purchases more quickly. In this case you will only need to enter your security code (CVC) to finalize the next purchases.
Ratings and Reviews
Easy to use
Nice job, all info that you need when traveling, love the included real-time info and the fact that I can easily buy tickets from within the app and go paper free make it complete...
Some small usability issues
Couple easy fixes could make this a useful app (e.g. allowing people to backtrack when the view later train departures would be nice). Also I was looking for the NMBS app but had to settle for SNCB?
Version 4.3 Bug
This version always errors out when trying to purchase a ticket. Ended up going to the kiosk today because it wouldn’t work.
- NMBS / SNCB
- 92.4 MB
- Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- English, Dutch, French, German
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © 2018 SNCB / NMBS, HaCon Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.