See train & bus departures

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

See nearby departures
  1. Open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Enter a destination and tap Directions Directions.
  3. At the top of the screen, tap Transit Public transport.
  4. Optional: Tap Options to select a preferred mode of transportation and route and then Done
  5. Scroll up and down to see public transport options and times. Tap a route for directions.

Tip: Add the Google Public Transport Departures widget to see upcoming departures from public transport stations around you.

See 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 colours and icons mean

Green – On schedule and updating in real time

Red – Delayed, updating in real time

Black – Not updating in real time

Caution - Roadworks or other delays

Add the Google Transit Departures widget on your iPhone or iPad

The instructions below are for iOS 11 and above.

By adding the Google Transit Departures widget, you can see upcoming departures from transit stations around you. Here’s how:

  1. On the lock screen of your iPhone or iPad, swipe left to right until you see a list of widgets.
    Swipe right
  2. Scroll to the bottom and tap Edit.
    Swipe up Tap edit
  3. Tap Add Add ‘Google Transit Departures’ Maps.
    Add widget
  4. Tap Done. After you've added the widget, you’ll see upcoming departures on your Home screen.
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