Planning your trip on the move? The very best way to access MTD's real-time information on iOS, Android, or the web is to install right on your mobile device for easy access. You can find directions to do so here. Other featured apps do everything from allowing passengers to pay a fare with a credit card or on a mobile device to enabling Alexa to read aloud the upcoming departure times for your favorite stop.

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The best "app" out there! Installing is the most accurate way to plan trips on your mobile device. And it takes less than a minute to install—just click the button below to get started.

Token Transit

Android, iOS

Ditch the dollar. Token Transit allows you to store fares and passes on your phone. And no more last minute trips to pick up the kids because they don't have bus fare or lost their school I.D. Token Transit allows you to send fares to family members' accounts from your desktop.


Android, iOS

If you’re on campus and use the bus, there’s an app for that! Not only can the Illinois app plan your next MTD trip and provide real-time updates for departure times, it also has a virtual bus pass for current University of Illinois students, faculty, and staff.

MTD Connect

Android, iOS

MTD Connect is an on-demand transportation service for those who are generally traveling alone at night with no other means of safe transportation within the designated boundaries on or near the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus.

Other Apps

Transit for CUMTD


Transit offers colorful real-time departure information. Features like nearby stops, incoming bus alarms, and detailed route view make it a great choice for getting to what matters.

My Bus Helper: MTD


My bus helper gives real-time departure information. It is fully featured with trip planning, nearby stop finder, and live bus tracker.

Champaign/Urbana Bus Times


Who needs a Maps & Schedules book? Just ask Amazon Alexa, "Alexa, ask for bus times for Illinois Terminal" & Champaign/Urbana Bus Times will read aloud a list of departure times from your stop for the next 20 minutes.



A quick way to get immediate departure information on the web, UIUC Bus is a live bus tracker that is both lightweight and mobile friendly. Web-based with no installation necessary.

StopUp Champaign-Urbana

Google Chrome

StopUp adds real-time departure information right to Google Chrome.

Transit: Real-Time Transit App

Android, iOS

Transit is your real-time urban travel companion. The app, available on iOS and Android, can chart your trip in 10 countries and 145 cities, and presents you with a dashboard of transportation options near you.