LIVE BUS COUNTDOWN
SMARTER JOURNEY PLANNING

NYC Bus Checker™ is the free app that gives you Live Bus Countdowns for New York City on your mobile or smartwatch - and much more.

Standing at any of NYC's 15,000+ bus stops, you'll get real-time arrival information for each bus, live from GPS receivers in each vehicle. You need literally never wait for a bus again!

That's not all - you get route maps, live CitiBike™ dock info, disruptions, travel tips and much, much more - all for free! NYC Bus Checker will even wake you up when you get to your bus stop. On top of which, it's an officially licensed app from the MTA, so you know you're in good hands.


What are you waiting for?

Live Times

See an instant departures board for every stop in New York - in the app, or on your home screen. No more standing at the bus stop in the rain, just meet your bus when it get there instead.

Smarter Journey Planning

We'll plan your journey from A to B by bus, train, subway, hovercraft, however you roll. Great routes with live times. Save your favourite places so it's just a tap at the end of the night to get yourself home.

Live Route Maps

See exactly where each bus goes with our live, street-level route maps. Just drag the bus along to explore the route. We'll even wake you up when you get to your stop!

Save your favorite stops and journeys for instant access and one-tap journey planning.

Get live times on your home screen or Apple Watch.

Bus cancelled? Get live disruptions info, plus real-time cycle hire availability in selected cities.

Users love us - we have an average App Store rating of and some great press reviews.

Download today

Bus information provided by MTA and used with permission. NYC Bus Checker is an MTA Officially Licensed App. CitiBike Dock info available in iOS version.