If you have a smartphone, there are a number of apps you can use to provide you with real-time bus schedules, journey planning, as well as mobile ticketing.
Network West Midlands
The Network West Midlands (NWM) app covers public transport in Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sandwell, Dudley and Solihull. and some stops outside the region – anywhere nbus tickets are valid. The app allows you to view next departures at your nearest, or a specific, bus, train and tram stop, and provides real-time and scheduled information on services – you can even save regular journeys to your favourites so you can view at the click of a button.
The NetNav app is location aware and covers Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sandwell, Dudley and Solihull. You can plan your journey and change your plans on the way, view your next departures and get scheduled times for buses, trains and trams. You can also keep a list of your favourite journeys so you can access them quicker.
The Arriva Bus app has a range of features designed to make it easier for you to get around on the bus. Whether you want to know the time of the next bus, where the nearest bus stop is or how long before you get to your destination, the Arriva Bus app is for you.
National Express West Midlands
Find out live when your bus (NX Bus services only) is arriving, plan your journey and save your favourite stops on your mobile phone.
You can get tickets straight to your mobile, wherever and whenever, without worrying about having the right change with the Arriva m-ticket app.
It is quick, easy and totally secure and even saves your previous searches to make buying your tickets even faster and more convenient. All you need to do is buy your ticket before you get on-board and simply show your driver the m-ticket on your screen – and better still, there is no web access required once you have activated your ticket, so there’s one less thing to worry about!
Download the Arriva m-ticket app today, for an easier way to buy Day, Weekly, 4-Weekly and Annual Saver bus tickets. Click here for more information.
National Express Bus mTickets
Get tickets straight to your phone with the mTicket app, with student, adult and day tickets available to buy from your phone. Click here for more information.
Load top-ups quickly and easily onto your SWIFT card with the SWIFT Card App on your smartphone (requires NFC capable smartphone). Buy your SWIFT product online, and tap your card against your phone to update it. Can also be used to check products currently loaded.