6 Commute Apps for iPhone, Android and Windows Phone

Here we look at some of the best iPhone, iPad, Android apps will improve your daily commute. Whether you drive, take the bus, subway or bike to work, we’ve rounded up 6 of the best commute apps will help make your commute easier and save crucial minutes.

Waze Social GPS, Maps & Traffic

Waze is one of the best community-based traffic and navigation app. Join other drivers in your area who share real-time traffic and road info, saving everyone time and gas money on their daily commute.


iOS, Android and Windows Phone


Beat the Traffic

Beat the Traffic has all the real-time traffic info you need to ease your commute and help get you around traffic. Quickly check the latest traffic conditions, incidents, and know the fastest route to take before you head out.


iPhone and Android



HopStop is a free transit app for iPhone. Get detailed subway, bus, train, taxi, walking and biking directions, real-time transit information via HopStop Live!, as well as official transit maps, nearby station search, and station-to-station schedules in over 600 cities throughout the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, France, Russia, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Netherland, Israel, Australia and New Zealand.




iNextBus Realtime Bus Tracker

Another public transport-based app, iNextBus Realtime Bus Tracker is also available for free on both Android and iOS.


iPhone and Android


Bike Maps

Bike Maps will provide you with a plethora of pertinent information about your route, including traffic density, water availability, road surfaces, and the feasibility of a new route. For instance, you may want to know how many cars use a particular street at any given time, if a road is paved or not, or if a new route you are considering is multi-use, off-limits or on public land.


iPhone and iPad


Daily Commute

Daily Commute app compiles your commute data over time and uses the power of this data to predict your commute time each morning. The more data you provide, the more accurately Daily Commute will make predictions, taking into consideration the day of the week, season, road work and time that you are heading out. Daily Commute is free on iOS and is sure to help out anyone who is perpetually late.





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