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Third Party Apps

Transit tools for web and mobile devices

Developers are coming up with amazing, enterprising products all the time and Metro is proud to make our scheduling data available for developers in this pursuit. Below is a collection of applications and tools created by developers for various operating systems and mobile devices.

Metro does not endorse, license, nor warrant any of these tools or applications. Please research each application for availability on your device before downloading and contact the developer for support.

Thumnbnail Name & Description OS Cost
Check public transit schedules & real-time predictions: +500K stops in +100 cities in one app!
iPhone, iPad $
AnyStop: LA Metro
Get real-time transit information for Metro Los Angeles in Los Angeles California with AnyStop!
Android Free
ios_busboy Busboy
Tired of waiting for the bus? See when your bus is actually coming, with updating time timetables and maps.
iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch Free
Stop times, where you are, instantly
Android $
CSULA Transit
Real-time updates on all buses arriving at Cal State LA; also displays Metrolink train arrivals.
iPhone Free
Get transit directions by text message
SMS Free
Dash! Transit
At Dash! our mission is to make your transit commute easier. Dash! will automatically notify you to let you know exactly when the next train or bus is departing as you walk to your stop (with real-time status and delays).
iPhone, iPad, iPod Free
Google Maps
Transit directions and transit maps for many cities around the world
Web, Mobile web Free

Resource for those traveling and using the Metro; app for booking all travel needs.

iPhone, Android Free
HopStop HopStop
Provides door-to-door transit directions in over 80 cities throughout the US, Canada and Europe. HopStop also provides transit maps, schedules and nearby stations.
iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone 7, Mobile Web Free
iTrans Thumb iTrans LA Metro
This app is for the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system.
iPhone $
iTransitBuddy contains the latest train schedules for multiple Transit Agencies for your iPhone or iPod Touch.
Android, Blackberry, iPhone $
LA Metro Alerts
Find the route and stop you're looking for and bookmark it; provides arrival predictions and arrival alerts.
Dev Winners
Android Free
LA Metro Companion- Bus + Rail

LA Metro Companion- Bus + Rail
Metro Companion is the fastest way to track bus and train arrivals on the Los Angeles Metro System.

Android Free
LA METRO Transit Guru
Take with you all Metro routes, look up real time GPS arrivals for stops nearest to you or anywhere else on the map. Save your most traveled routes.
Windows Phone Free
LA Metro Watch
An essential app for LA Metro riders. Features include real-time GPS location of buses and predicted arrival times at stops.
iPhone, iPad Free
Los AngelBus
This app shows locations and predicts bus times in Los Angeles using GPS info from the Los Angeles Metro.
Android Free
Lumatic City Maps
Designed for locals and travelers alike, Lumatic City Maps provides detailed public transit and walking directions.
iPhone, Android Free
Mapnificent Los Angeles
Mapnificent shows you the area you can reach with public transport from any point in a given time.
Web, Mobile web Free
Moovit Transit App Moovit
Bus Times, Train Times and Live Updates
Web, Mobile web Free
Multimodal Trip Helper
Highlights bus arrival predictions and bikeways to enable planning of transit-bicycle trips.
Web Free
NapMonkey - Wake-up Calls for Commuters
LA Commuters, get a wake up call before you miss your stop! NapMonkey will wake you up when your stop is coming up.
iPhone, Android $
Networking 2.0 - LA
Metro, Rail, Bike, and Street maps, as well as tourist guides to help you around the city.
iPhone $
A mobile app for train, light rail and subway schedules throughout the US
Blackberry, Nokia, Samsung $
railLA Ridefinder
Uses GPS coordinates to determine the closest bus stop and the next bus to arrive.
iPhone Free Smart Ride
Access a list of nearby routes, arrival times and locations; works for numerous transit agencies.
iPhone Free
Determines stations/stops nearby and the next arrival time for your trip; works for numerous transit agencies worldwide.
Android Free
Immediately we plan trips and provide the schedule depending on your current location.
Web, Mobile Web, iPhone, iPad Free
StopFinder uses augmented reality to help you locate bus stops from over 100 transit agencies.
iPhone Free
TransitCast LA
Next bus times and train departures; will announce next stop when riding a route or connect to your BlueTooth watch.
Android Free
TransitGuru LA Metro
The ONLY rail app combines with interactive map, offline schedule and route planning, alarm to wake you up when arrival, and integration with Yelp and Google Map.
iPhone $
Application for accessing bus and train timetables; add your timetables by selecting route, direction, and stop.
Android, Web, Mobile web $
Bus arrival predictions with additional details, including vehicle number, location, off route vehicles, schedule adherence, multiple stops on the same page and vicinity maps for stations and terminals.
Web, Mobile web Free

Transit App
Transit App is the fastest way to get going in Los Angeles! Right on launch, it displays all nearby transit options and departure times — instant access to the information you need most. A couple taps and you can see where your bus or train is on a map in real-time, plan a-to-b trips, view schedules and more.

Web Free
Transit Score Transit Score
Transit Score measures how well a location is served by public transportation.
Web Free
Transit Stop Virtual Tour
Demo providing virtual tours of areas in and around select Gold Line Stations.
Web Free

TripGo is your next generation trip planner that provides all your door-to-door options for easy comparison. Find your way using any combination of public transport, taxi, shuttle services, car, motorbike, cycling, bike sharing and walking.

IOS, Android, Web Free
Public transit time tables to your pocket
iPhone $
Vidappe will send you an alert to save whenever you get physically close to a free discount around LA thanks to your LA Metro card.
Android, iPhone Free
Walk Score Mobile Amenity Map
Displays the walkability of a location and what is within walking distance, including nearby transit stops.
iPhone Free
Walk Score/Redfin Public Transit API
Returns the Transit Score for a location and provides easy access to nearby public transit stops and routes.
Web Free Where's my LA Metro Bus?
Provides bus arrival predictions; intended for LA residents who use the same bus routes everyday to get to work or school.
iPhone $