Bus Checker app for Android and iOS ensures you’ll always get home in London

Bus Checker app for Android and iOS ensures you'll always get home in London

Now available on both Android and iOS platforms is the excellent Bus Checker app, which makes it a cinch to swiftly access all the bus info you’ll ever need.

Bus Checker app for Android and iOS ensures you'll always get home in London

Stay in bed longer

Because the app is pulling in real time info, there’s no need to jump out of bed to race to the bus stop if it’s running ten minutes late – and there’s on more need to hang about bus stops like a chump.

Using the app is simple enough too:  • Tap on bus numbers to filter the list: see screenshots. • Details bus stop information - routes/map location/direction. • Map/route number display - find the right bus to get you home!

Get me home

The app usefully lets you see access all of London’s 700 bus routes, with all the stops overlaid on an integrated map.

There’s real-time diversion/cancellation info provided too, and if you find yourself in some God-forsaken part of the capital in the early hours, the app can work out where you are and point you in the direction of the nearest stops on map.

For Android users, there’s also a handy home screen widget which can provide live arrival info for favourite stops.

Verdict

If you’re often hopping on buses, we reckon the £1.99 is well worth the investment, with the straightforward interface providing vital real-time information for London’s 20,000 bus stops.

We love this app – it’s the best bus app we’ve seen to date and can wholeheartedly recommend it to our fellow travellers – even those who don’t get as drunk and as lost as we do.

[Download Android version or iOS version]

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