Real-time road apps

A real-time app for every driver. Pick and download the best app for you to plan your journey and steer clear of congestion.

Real-time road apps can let you know:

  • How long it will take to drive from A to B
  • Alternative routes in case of congestion
  • Automatic updates on traffic conditions
  • Departure time alerts to make calendar appointments
  • Hands-free voice alerts
  • Comparison travel times for driving and public transport trips.

Check out the apps on this page for reviews, ratings and more information, and download the best real-time road apps for you.

Auto

If you drive to a number of regular locations, Auto uses real-time road data to give you current travel times and help you choose the best road route to avoid congestion and accidents. You’ll be automatically informed of potential issues and  travel time estimates. By AppJourney.

 

Screenshot from the Auto app, showing a a list of saved trips and the time until departure.

Commuter NSW

A single view compares public transport and driving times in a single view and how these travel times change based on different departure times. Select your preferred mode for all the details about your public transport or driving trip. Commuter NSW also lets you record the actual trip you take every day, which can then be re-used to predict the duration of the trip in current traffic conditions. By Somecat Studio.

 

Screenshot from the Commuter NSW app, showing a a time comparison for driving v public transport.

Easy Drop

An interactive tool designed especially for commercial delivery drivers to manage their daily delivery schedule, plan for the fastest routes and be up to date with traffic conditions. Easy Drop helps you make your deliveries safely and on time, with real-time road data. It even helps you stay in touch with customers and keep them informed of deliveries – one click from delivering to delivered. By OzPoint.

 

Screenshot from the Easy Drop app, showing a list of upcoming trips with their distance and time to destination.

Live Traffic NSW

24/7 road data, from the Transport Management Centre provides up-to-the minute news of incidents and conditions on the road that will affect your journey in Sydney and regional NSW. Save your favourite routes to set up scheduled alerts, and turn on Driving Mode to hear audio alerts of nearby incidents when you get in the car. You even have access to live traffic cameras, with images updated every 60 seconds.

 

Screenshot from the Live Traffic NSW app, showing a current incidents on a map.

Plan A

Got a busy schedule? Plan A provides up-to-date information on road incidents and travel times, and even real-time departure notifications to help you get to appointments on time. Plan A provides an at-a-glance view of usual routes to help you decide which route to take according to real-time road data. It helps you decide when to leave, and gives you easy access to drive time for calendar appointments. By Toastedmint.

 

Screenshot from the Plan A app, showing a list of saved trips.

Roadmap

Roadmap uses state of the art technology to provide detailed traffic conditions delivered in real-time. The app presents a traffic visualisation of congestion along your commute. Stay up to date with traffic incidents affecting you with personalised traffic alerts and use the built in today widget to quickly glance at nearby traffic incidents. By Benjamin Johnson

 

Screenshot from the Roadmap app, showing approximate travel times for alternate routes.

Snarl

Get up-to-date information about accidents and congestion across the road network – or close to your destination or route. Check out traffic conditions before and during your journey with voice traffic alerts that help you comply with hands-free safety laws. In driving mode, you’ll hear about current conditions and accidents nearby, and auto driving detection automatically warns you of incidents as soon as you start driving. By Snarl.

 

Screenshot from the Snarl app, showing estimated travel time for the selected route, and indicators for traffic incidents.

TripGo

Will it be quicker to take public transport or to drive? TripGo lets you find the best travel option from A-to-B using road and public transport real-time data, and get smart itineraries between home, work and calendar events. Search manually, or let TripGo use your calendar to automatically provide trip options between scheduled events. Includes estimated cost of private vehicle trips including petrol, wear and tear, and carbon. By SkedGo.

Accessible travel: Provides lift and escalator outages information. Supports VoiceOver on iOS.

 

Screenshot from the TripGo app, showing a selected route, and an indicators for a traffic incident.

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