Top 3 best live bus departures app UK

If you are a non-driver, you likely use a combination of buses, trains and occasionally taxis to get around the country. This mode of transport can be quite time-consuming and frustrating, especially if you keep missing buses. However, thanks to cool new smartphone apps, you can get all the information on bus departures you need straight to your mobile handset so you never have to miss a bus again. Check out these three best live bus departures app for UK residents.

Bus Checker app

This best live bus departures app ensures you won’t have to spring down the road to the bus stop only to find yourself waiting for ages at the stop hoping you haven’t missed the last bus. Bus Checker locates you on a map when you are standing at any of the UK's 300,000 bus stops and shows you the nearest stops, plus live departure information to your mobilefor buses due at each stop.

You get instant, up-to-date arrival information for each bus and live Bus Countdowns based on GPS receivers located inside each actual bus. This is a handy app for anybody using the bus in towns and cities across the country.

Website: buschecker.com

Support: iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone & other devices.

Price: £1.99

Next Busses app

NextBuses is another handylive bus departures app you should try today. The app is actually a mobile Internet service provided by mxdata Ltd on behalf of Traveline. The service helps you find bus times on your internet enable mobile phone and covers 370,000 bus stops throughout England, Scotland & Wales. You will be able to select a bus stop nearest to where you are and from that bus stop find the next bus times.

Although handy, NextBuses is not quite as effective as BusChecker. Next Buses does show you scheduled bus times even if live times are not available, but normal data charges from your mobile phone operator apply when using the app.

Website: trafficandtravel.net

Support: Windows Phone

Price: £1.49

Buses Due app

Third on our list of best live bus departures app is Buses Due. Buses Due is the #1 TOP rated Travel Tool in the Windows Phone Marketplace as of this writing. The app allows you to find nearby bus stops and get instant, up-to-date bus arrival times from TFL for all bus stops in London.

If you live in London or plan to visit there soon, this is a tool that will help you travel conveniently in the city. The best thing about this app is, perhaps, that it is FREE to download and yet it comes with a host of features that are premium on other apps, such as pinable live tiles for bus stops and your favourites page.

Website: trafficandtravel.net

Support: Windows Phone

Price: Free

All the apps are available for download from Google Play and iOS App Store.

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