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Get train & bus departures

You can get transit departures from the Google Maps app. Some transit stations show real-time departures while others show a schedule of departures.

Find nearby departures

  1. On your your mobile device, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Enter a destination and tap Directions Directions.
  3. At the top, tap Transit Transit.
    • To select a preferred mode of transportation and route, tap Options and then Done.
  4. Scroll to find transit options and times. Tap a route for directions.

Tip: After you select your trip, to pin your frequent trips, tap Pin . Learn more about pinning your trips and the Go tab

Station crowd levels

When you make a trip on public transit, you might be able to find out how crowded a station is. When it’s available, you can find crowd level information under the name of the station. The information is based on public transit data.

Find departures from a specific station

  1. Open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Search for the station or tap it on the map.
What the colors and icons mean

Green - On schedule and updating in real time

Orange - Early, updating in real time

Red - Delayed, updating in real time

Black - Not updating in real time

Caution - Construction or other delays

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